• Everest ER Clinic
  • Mount Everest Glacier
  • Mount Everest
  • Mount Everest ER View
  • base camp
  • icefall melt
  • khumbu valley
  • Lakpa lands rescue heli
  • Inside the tent at Base Camp

Everest ER – Himalayan Rescue Association

The Everest Base Camp Medical Clinic (Everest ER,) a project of the Himalayan Rescue Association-USA (US based nonprofit charity org) and Himalayan Rescue Association (a non-profit Nepali NGO) was first established during the 2003 Everest 50th anniversary spring climbing season. We began our 14th season in the first week of April 2016 and plan to operate until the end of spring climbing season or May 31, as indicated.

Everest ER Medical Director Dr. Luanne Freer helping rescue a hike at base camp at 17,600 feet / 5550 meters

Latest News Dispatch

Thanks for the thanks!

A letter from one of our expedition leaders has our hearts glowing.  Here are a few excerpts: “You have been working hard and getting fantastic doctors together for many years.  I am sure... READ MORE

Clinic update May 6 2017

Clinic update May 6 2017: We’ve seen 365 patients so far. 212 (58%) of these have been Nepali patients. We continue to see lots of high altitude cough and other upper respiratory complaints.... READ MORE

Busy busy!

Busy Busy! We have seen well over 200 patients so far, 130 of those have been Nepali. We have sent 8 patients down for further care by helicopter plus a number who have... READ MORE