Mountain rescue

2008-06-26 00:00

Johannri Engelbrecht is an experienced hiker who knows the Drakensberg. “I’ve been hiking there for years,” says the Johannesburg-based psychologist. On July 4 even experience wasn’t going to prevent an accident.

It was just after midday. Engelbrecht’s partner Aubrey Blecher together with Kobus du Preez, a friend and leader of the hike, stayed with her while the others walked down the mountain to where they could get cellphone reception and call for help. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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