Read about Global Rescue’s most dramatic operations, hear from some of our 1 million members (and counting), and get helpful advice on subjects like traveling safely, what to do in an emergency, and the best (and worst) places to take your next adventure.
Kristin Harila is a former cross-country skier from Norway. She’s new to mountaineering but has already broken climbing records. In the spring of 2022, she summited six 8,000+ meter peaks in 29 days, breaking the speed record set three years ago by Nimral “Nims” Purja, a member of the Global Rescue Mountain Advisory Council. We caught up with Harila a few days before her trip to the Himalaya where she will attempt to summit the remaining three peaks by November 3rd to beat another record set by Nims.
Although many venuesare relaxing their COVID restrictions, there are still precautions you can take to minimize your risk at these venues, especially if you’re planning a special trip around a sporting event.
A recent grizzly bear attack in Montana has spring hikers and campers worried about wild animal encounters. Global Rescue has seen a variety of illnesses and injuries — many the result of a wild animal encounter — and offers prevention and safety advice.
When a member developed the skin bends — a version of the decompression sickness known as “the bends” — during a diving trip to Belize, Global Rescue medical operations moved quickly to get her the medical evacuation she needed. Here's her adventure travel story from start to finish.
Not every travel incident involves an injury or illness. Sometimes you need travel counsel about a flash flood warning, local area protests or regional rebellions. That’s what Darcy Grimes needed during a trip to Dubai earlier this year.
Think medical evacuation protection is only essential when traveling internationally? After suffering a thighbone fracture during a domestic vacation, member Sandy Rogers will be the first to tell you otherwise. Here's the travel story of how Global Rescue gets her home.
No one wants to hear they are bleeding internally, but you especially don’t want to hear that when you are traveling for work in a country with extremely poor health care. Here's a business travel story with a life-threatening medical emergency and a happy ending.
Like any extreme sport, cross country or long-distance paragliding comes with its own risks. But it also comes with some really impressive rewards, including witnessing some remote corners of the world from a perspective that few ever will.