Lucky escape for Brisbane hiker after 10 hour search and rescue operation on Mount Greville

POLICE and SES crews spent more than 10 hours rescuing a 25-year-old Brisbane man from Mount Greville on Friday night.

LUCKY ESCAPE: A hiker was rescued by police and SES crews after geting lost near the summit of Mount Greville.

LUCKY ESCAPE: A hiker was rescued by police and SES crews after geting lost near the summit of Mount Greville.

It has prompted police to issue an urgent warning to hikers, reminding them to prepare and know their limits before entering the bush.

The Brisbane man called police after walking off track and getting lost near the mountain's summit.

Police and SES crews located the man and helped him down the mountain to safety.

The rescue took more than 10 hours.

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