Treksafe has selected various useful links to websites which might be useful to anyone interested in the Himalayas, trekking and high altitude medicine, or first aid:


CE Bartlett Manufacturer of the portable altitude chamber (PAC) and many other products.

Adventure Medical Consulting Excellent information for those travelling in the wilderness and at altitude.

High altitude medicine (Dr Dietz) Relevant information on altitude related illnesses.

CIWEC clinic Medical clinic in Kathmandu offering excellent health information.

The BMC (British Mountaineering Council)

Wilderness First Aid Consultants (Australia) Specialise in wilderness and remote area first aid courses.

Altitude physiology Information on high altitude medicine and physiology.

First Aid for Emergency Situations, ACLS Training Center

Expedition Medicine Courses (UK) Preparing medics for the rigours of remote medicine.

Adventure First Aid (UK)

Accredited Nursing Degrees (USA) Follow the link to “Wilderness Nurses”; information on preparing trips to the wilderness

First Aid Resources – Protect Your Health (USA)

Survival Tips for Wilderness Vacations (USA)

Medex (UK) Expeditions and research. Download their excellent free book Travel at High

Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) Information for trekkers.

International Porter Protection Group (IPPG) Working towards the safety of mountain porters.