Redpoint Provides Mid-Trip Medical Consultation

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Redpoint Provides Mid-Trip Medical Consultation A climber in Bolivia contacted Redpoint for medical consultation after climbing for two weeks and developing symptoms that could indicate altitude related illness. Reaching altitudes as high as 20k, he descended to a safer elevation to seek the advice of Redpoint’s team of medical professionals after discovering he had chills, […]

Safari Canceled due to Military Commitments – Redpoint reimburses full travel costs

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Safari Canceled due to Military Commitments – Redpoint Reimburses Full Travel Costs Unforeseen events that cause trip cancellation can come at any time, and for many reasons. One recent Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client had a safari booked in Africa this summer, when his military commitments arose, forcing him to cancel his trip. As he […]

Medical Evacuation for Ripcord Client from Everest due to Severe Frostbite

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Redpoint evacuated a forty-year-old climber from Everest base camp due to possible frostbite in his right foot. While not uncommon in severe colder climates, without immediate attention frostbite in a location as extreme as Everest can quickly turn dire and permanent tissue damage or loss can occur. The Benefits of Ripcord’s Medical Evacuation and Travel […]