Fourteen years have elapsed since the Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) started proding the pilgrims information about altitude related sicknesses and medical services at Gosaikunda.Read more ...
The Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) has been entrusted with the responsibility as the coordinator of the “Tourism Crisis Management Cell” since 2010.Read more ...
The Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) is a voluntary non-profit organization formed in 1973 with an objective to reduce casualties in the Nepal Himalayas, especially keeping in view the increasing number of Nepalese and foreigners who trek up into the remote wilderness...Read more
Travelers are drawn to high altitude places in ever increasing number- Nepal alone now receives more than one hundred thousand trekkers from around the world every year. It can be easy to under-estimate the dangers of altitude illness; deaths from these conditions are all the more tragic because they are entirely preventable...Read more
A few years ago most people who came to visit the Himalayan already had a lot of experience hiking in their home countries. These people needed to be warned of the subtle hazard of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), but in general, they were aware of mountain safety. This fact is no longer true, as many people start into the high mountains...Read more
Many helicopter companies can provide evacuation by Helicopter for severely injured or ill people. However, someone in Kathmandu must guarantee the payment of the flight before the rescue. Average rescue flight costs about $ 6000.00. If you are trekking with a Kathmandu based trekking agency...Read more
April 25, 2015, began like any other day at the remote Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) clinic in Pheriche, Nepal, where I’d been working as a volunteer physician for the past 6 weeks.Read more
Humanity, Teamwork, and Art in Post-Earthquake Nepal