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A missing man was rescued after surviving a freezing night in a table mountain toilet block

Table mountain cable car.

  • The man, who went missing on Wednesday, was found after CCTV footage traced his location to Table Mountain.
  • With the help of members of the Wilderness Search and Rescue Team, he rode a cable car after spending the night in a mountain bathing facility.
  • The trail runner was climbing the mountain on Thursday after the missing 29-year-old was identified.

A missing Cape Town man and six powerful rescue teams took a cable car down Table Mountain on Friday after spending a freezing night in a toilet block.

After being tracked via CCTV and trail runners, spokesman Johann Murray said the man was “healthy and okay,” climbing the mountain to find him and dating him until members of the Wilderness Rescue Team arrived. Said that.

Houtbay’s organization, Community Security, issued a warning after a 29-year-old boy left home by bus Wednesday afternoon and did not return home.

Described as “a very introverted young man suffering from social anxiety / phobia,” he was located Thursday via CCTV footage from the Table Mountain aerial cableway.

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The trail runner then went to the man’s place with warm clothes and food and informed him that “help was on the way.”

Male helped six team members go to the missing man on Thursday afternoon, where he settled down and warmed up in the toilet block of the upper cable station, where he had settled down and warmed up all night. I said that.

According to Male, the situation at the time was unfavorable for mining and the cold front landed.

The city of Cape Town said in a statement that the South African Weather Service had predicted devastating rainfall, strong winds and wave heights of up to 6 meters.

Male said the man was safely escorted down the mountain on Friday.

“Around 07:00, he was killed when the team hitchhiked in a cable car that took the staff to the mountains,” he said.

“The man is healthy and everything is fine.”


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A missing man was rescued after surviving a freezing night in a table mountain toilet block

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