The Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal received a donation of SkyHook Rescue System on 19th January, 2015. Mr. Terry Ascherin President of SkyHook Rescue System provided two sets of SkyHook equipments to HRA. Mr. Terry also provided a training to the climbers and rescuers about how to use this equipment. The training spot was chosen to Nagarjun rock climbing area to learn and practice the equipment and a day training was held. The equipment is very useful to rescue the person if someone falls in a crevasses or georges.

After the training, a handover ceremony was organized at the HRA office. Terry Ascherin handed the SkyHook Rescue System to the Chairman of HRA, during ceremony Chairman Mr. D.B. Koirala thanked Mr. Terry Ascherin for providing such important rescue equipment to HRA. He also mentioned that HRA will use this equipment when needed.

Mr. Terry Ascherin mentioned that he was very happy to provide the equipment to the Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal. He also mentioned that the equipment will be very helpful to rescue the victim in a faster and safer way. Terry also thanked the Chief Executive Mr. Prakash Adhikari for the co-ordination of this donation and training.

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Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal

Dhobichaur, Lazimpat (North Gate of the Royal Palace)
P.O. Box No. 4944,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977-1-4440292 / 4440293
Fax: +977-1-4411956
E-mail : hra@mail.com.np

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