the lions is a decently serious endeavor at this time of the year ...
A tourist fell approximately 30 metres off the Binkert Trail near Lions Bay Sunday afternoon and was subsequently airlifted with a helicopter long-line by North Shore Rescue.
The hiker sustained a concussion and a broken jaw in his fall according to Tim Jones of North Shore Rescue, who said the man was "ill equipped" for the terrain.
"They were wearing tennis shoes and light clothes," Jones said, referring to the tourist and his companion.
The man was heading down the trail at an elevation of approximately 1,060 metres in steep snow when he tumbled, according to Jones.
and SAR report ...