King’s District RCMP respond to stranded hikers

At 9:00 p.m. yesterday, Kings District RCMP received a call of two males who had been rappelling from a cliff at Cape Split and became stranded, requiring rescue.

King’s District RCMP, Valley Ground Search and Rescue, EHS, Canning Fire Service, and a military Cormorant helicopter responded to the scene.

A High Angle Rescue Team climber descended the cliff and brought both climbers down the cliff, to the beach. The helicopter landed on the beach and brought the climbers to safety.

The 27 and 29 year-old males from Truro were treated by EHS and released.

Source: Media Release


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