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Ripcord reimburses hurricane victim $16K for canceled photo workshop in Antarctica

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Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroy Antarctic vacation A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was gearing up for an 11-day photography workshop in Antarctica and Argentina when disaster struck: Two hurricanes, Irma and Maria, barreled through the island where she lived and decimated her business. She was told it would take months before her offices would […]

Redpoint rescues climber from potential hypothermia on a rock face in Yosemite

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‘Their speed amazed us’ By Murray “Murf” Clark I’d like to thank Redpoint Resolutions. My family and I are very grateful for their recent rescue of my son from a situation that could have ended much differently without their skilled, professional efforts. The day after his 24th birthday, my son—with a 20-year-old climbing partner—attempted to […]

Redpoint helps knife-wound victim with limb-saving evacuation from Mexico

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Applying a tourniquet in the mountains Josh Whitaker was guiding in Coahuila, Mexico, and using his knife when it slipped and punctured his leg. He was left with a gaping, rapidly bleeding wound in a remote ranch in the mountains. As Josh’s brother, Jason, controlled the bleeding with direct pressure, his team members with Worldwide […]

Cabela’s CLUB selects Ripcord as preferred rescue travel insurance provider

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    Cabela’s CLUB has selected Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™ as its preferred partner for rescue travel insurance for guests participating in their Signature Outdoor Adventures and The Experience events. Ripcord provides comprehensive coverage and services for adventurers with remote rescue, emergency evacuation, medical expense coverage, trip cancellation/interruption, baggage loss and more. “Our Signature Outdoor […]

Ripcord helps motorcyclist with broken leg in Slovakia

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‘Once again, Ripcord made our lives as tour guides much easier’ A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client, Jane, was motorcycling through Slovakia when she crashed and broke her leg. Her tour guides at Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures rushed her to the hospital in their support van. There, she received x-rays that determined she had fractured her […]