Rescues In The News

Incident 65974 - A male suffered severe frostbite on his feet while hiking near Kathmandu

by GEOS IERCC Duty Officer on March 24, 2020

Search and Rescue coordinators at the IERCC were able to successfully coordinate the rescue of a 28-year-old male whose feet had become frozen while hiking near Kathmandu. Upon realizing he was no longer able to continue on his journey, the male activated his SOS. Search and Rescue coordinators at the IERCC worked in collaboration with Mountain Club Tours to facilitate rescue via a helicopter. The male was transported to Swacon International Hospital in Kathmandu where he received treatment. .