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 […]

Ripcord rides along with helicopter assets in Nepal

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From Pokhara to Annapurna Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance™ combines the best medevac and rescue insurance with travel insurance benefits such as trip cancellation, trip interruption, lost baggage, primary medical expense coverages, and more. Ripcord is powered by Redpoint Resolutions, a medical and travel risk security company owned and operated by special operations veterans and physicians. Redpoint […]

Ripcord client rescued by helicopter from near Everest Base Camp

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Headaches and shortness of breath at 14,300 feet Redpoint rescued by helicopter a Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client from near the base of Mt. Everest as he was suffering from Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). The 50-year-old Australian was trekking along the trail to Everest Base Camp through Namche, and then Tengboche, but as he approached […]