Our passion is traveling the world. Our mission is to guide our guests through a rewarding and comfortable travel experience. We cannot accomplish that mission without a stringent commitment to safety. Our safety record is one of the highest in the field.

  • We will offer suggestions on how you can prepare yourself physically, and provide a gear list that includes information about required and recommended vaccinations and medicines, as well as gear that you will need in order to embark safely
  • WWTrek guides are OEC (Outdoor Emergency Care) certified
  • WWTrek guides are CPR and BLS (Basic Life Support) certified through the American Heart Association, which includes yearly in-house medical refresher training
  • Our guides have procedures in place in the event of an accident or an emergency
  • They are equipped to deal with the basic ailments that can occur
  • Our guides are equipped with satellite phones, enabling 24-7 communication
  • On our high-altitude treks, your guide will keep a record of your well-being and any medical concerns you may have
  • Each guest has their own privately kept page in our Medical Checklist Book with daily vitals, & pulse O2 saturation tests
  • On our high altitude treks, your guide will carry a complete state-of-the-art first aid kit, including a Gamow Bag Hyperbaric Chamber
  • Dr. Phil Levy is the WWTrek medical advisor who oversees all of our medical protocols, and is available to consult with our guests
  • Dean Cardinale has served as representative to the International Commission for Alpine Rescue, and served as the president of Wasatch Backcountry Rescue (WBRgroup) for more than a decade
  • WWTrek has partnered with Global Rescue to ensure that rescue is available in the event that it becomes necessary
  • Each guest should have their own rescue insurance policy in place before coming on any of our treks and we can help you purchase a plan through our corporate office
  • WWTrek is fully insured by Worldwide Outfitter and Guides Association

There are many factors that play into our movement. Your guide will adjust the plan in order to give you the best chance for success. Great care is taken to properly acclimatize during any ascent, in order to minimize the risk of altitude sickness. This measure makes your journey more comfortable and enjoyable.