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 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 […]

Ripcord medically evacuates client via helicopter in Namibia after bad fall from horse

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A helicopter and MRI, but no permanent injury Redpoint medically evacuated a Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client from a remote ranch in Namibia after she fell from a galloping horse. The 39-year-old was horseback riding on a ranch in the Otjozondjupa region of Namibia when she was ejected from the saddle. She hit the ground […]

San Francisco Chronicle travel expert highlights Ripcord

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Planning a bucket list trip Travel expert Chris McGinnis interviewed Redpoint Resolutions Vice President Tom Bochnowski for the San Francisco Chronicle’s website,, highlighting some of the missions that Redpoint has performed for Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance clients. Who would come to your rescue if something went wrong on that big, far-flung trip? Who would come pluck you […]