Wherever in the world you’re climbing, be it sport climbing, trad climbing, big wall or deep water soloing, rock climbing provides an exhilarating experience for mountain sports lovers. However, when it comes to buying rock climbing holiday insurance it is often confusing finding the specialist cover you need, especially when so many web sites seem to offer climbing cover. At Snowcard we have been providing specialist mountain sports insurance since 1990 and have been a market leading choice of cover for climbers (both BMC and non BMC members alike) for over 25 years.
Insurance for rock climbing is not properly understood by most insurers who treat it like standard travel insurance. At Snowcard, however, we understand your needs and provide you with the ability to tailor your own rock climbing travel insurance policy allowing you to customise and choose your own cover limits for;
- Climbing Equipment
- Techno Pack – Cameras and electronic equipment
- Cancellation cover
- Policy excess
As a leading specialist provider of adventure travel insurance we provide cover for a wide range of mountaineering, rock climbing and trekking activities, which include;
- Alpine mountaineering
- Big wall climbing (multi pitch/multi day ascents)
- Fell running
- Glacial crossing/trekking
- Hill walking
- Ice climbing
- Mountaineering up to 7000m (professional guided trips only)
- Mountain marathons
- Multi pitch rock climbing (eg. Where leader placed protection is involved)
- Single pitch and bolted sport climbing
- Trad climbing (Traditional multi pitch climbing)
- Trekking up to 4000m in the greater ranges (e.g. Nepal, South America)
- Trekking up to 6000m in the greater ranges (eg, Everest base camp, Inca Trail, Kilimanjaro)
- Trekking peaks up to 7000m (as designated in the Himalaya, e.g. Island Peak, Mera Peak etc)
- Via ferrata
Why take out Rock Climbing, Trekking and Mountaineering Insurance with Snowcard?
All rock climbing adventures have associated risks. Claims come in for all sorts of problems including broken limbs, torn ligaments and head injuries as well as illness's associated with altitude and medical conditions brought on my being in the mountains. That's why we've developed what we believe to be the best rock climbing travel insurance cover. Furthermore, if you're trekking, or mountaineering then you can also rest assured that our policies are tailor-made for you, and give the highest quality cover, security and peace of mind.
You can enjoy your adventure knowing that our policies are underwritten by Ageas Insurance, who has been looking after our clients since 1992 and are the UK's leading travel insurer with many years of shared experience with Snowcard dealing with emergency rescue situations across the globe.
We know that you may never need us, however, if you do it’s good to know that we are on hand should something go wrong with access to a 24/7 emergency assistance helpline regardless of where you are in the world.
Staying safe whilst climbing
Even with specialist rock climbing travel insurance, it goes without saying that you should always adhere to climbing safety tips for a safe, challenging and enjoyable climb.
For more information on rock climbing safety read the 10 Tips for Safe Climbing - whether you're climbing, trekking, walking, or mountaineering enjoy your adventure holiday with the reassurance that you're covered by a specialist Snowcard policy.
Enjoy your adventure!