Redpoint medically evacuates client with injured leg from trail to Everest

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A helicopter to Dingboche A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was trekking in Dingboche, Nepal, when he injured his right leg and could not continue. His guides suspected he sustained a fractured ankle, and contacted Redpoint Operations. Redpoint’s medical staff conducted an assessment of the client over the phone and determined a medical evacuation was […]

Redpoint medically evacuates Ripcord client from Himalayan trek

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Extreme dehydration on route to Everest A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was trekking along the trail toward Everest Base Camp when he felt weak and nauseated and could no longer stay on his feet. The 64-year-old was exhibiting signs of Acute Mountain Sickness and became dangerously dehydrated. He was placed on oxygen, was too […]

Redpoint’s Laurie Nahigian powers through freezing rain in her 20th Boston Marathon

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Soaking wet shoes, but $250K for cancer research There was freezing rain falling from the sky for the first time in at least ten years. The temperature on the course was in the 30s. Everything was soaked, but Redpoint’s Client Services Director Laurie Nahigian finished her 20th consecutive Boston Marathon despite the wicked weather. “I […]