‘It was like an angel coming down, it was amazing’
Two years after the Nepal earthquake, a Ripcord client and a Tusker Trail guide reflect on the fear of being stranded near Everest Base Camp after a 7.8 magnitude quake and an ensuing avalanche, and the salvation of a Russian helicopter coming through the parting clouds.
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 covers almost 10 million people worldwide and has evacuated clients from all seven continents.