German hiker missing in Ifonche area

Update 1pm: The hiker is confirmed to be a 73-year-old German who has been transferred to Hospiten Sur for further checks but thankfully appears to have suffering no worse than slight dehydration.

Update 11am: A GES search and rescue helicopter is transferring the hiker to the Adeje helipad after he was found in a zone of difficult access. There is no information at present as to the condition in which he was found.

Update 14 September: The search continues this morning. Again search and rescue helicopter and land teams, Guardia Civil, Policía Local, bomberos and Medio Ambiente are all involved.

Original post 13 September: It was only in July that emergency services were called out for a missing German hiker in Guía de Isora, and it’s happened again, this time in Adeje. Currently searching in the Ifonche area are the Guardia Civil, Policía Local, a GES search and rescue team, bomberos, Red Cross, and AEA (Ayuda en emergencias Anaga).

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