News Man lost on Canning Stock Route found alive

Man lost on Canning Stock Route found alive

Travellers are warned at the start of the Canning Stock Route that the terrain will extend them no mercies.
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A man who was reported missing in a remote part of Western Australia’s Pilbara region has been found alive.

Anthony Collis, 32, was travelling along the Canning Stock Route to Darwin with a 39-year-old woman when they became separated on Thursday afternoon.

The Canning Stock Route traverses some of the wildest, driest, most inhospitable terrain on the continent.

The woman walked into Georgia Bore Camp, 8.2km north of Well 22, and was disoriented and dehydrated.

Their car was was located on Friday afternoon.

Mr Collis was found “alive and well” about 8am on Sunday, about a kilometre north of Well 22.

“He is dehydrated and suffering from exposure, but otherwise fine,” a police spokesman said.

Mr Collis is being flown by helicopter to Newman Hospital for treatment.


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