Simrik gives training

KATHMANDU: Simrik Air, the exclusive Longline rescue service provider in Nepal, has facilitated in providing training for Longline rescue to eight guides having abundant knowledge of mountain region.

The participant guides were qualified international mountain guides certified by the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations, as per a press statement. The guides were provided seven days of training regarding rescue of stranded people with support of Alpine Rescue Foundation, Switzerland.

The term Longline rescue is an act of rescuing stranded people securely from mountainous areas or places where helicopters have difficulty landing by means of ropes and transferring them to a safer place.