Ripcord reimburses $51K after illness interrupts a climb in Nepal

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Severe abdominal pain prompts medical evacuation and shortened climb up Cho Oyu A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client and her husband were climbing Cho Oyu, on the Nepal-Tibet border, when she felt sharp pains in her abdomen. Her husband, a physician, suspected an inflamed gall bladder, provided her with anti-inflammatory medication, and advised against any […]

A client has to cancel Denali climb due to back injury. Ripcord reimburses $9.8K

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A ruptured disc kills a climb A Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client was training for a climb of Mt. Denali when he injured his back and soon found himself in chronic pain. The 28-year-old went to the hospital for tests, which revealed that he had suffered a herniated disc. His attempt at summiting North America’s […]