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Rock climbing travel insurance

Going rock climbing is great exercise, and an amazing way to experience a new holiday destination. It can be quite an adventurous sport so you’ll need adequate travel insurance.

Our travel insurance policies all come with automatic cover for over 50 sports and activities including insurance for marathons and basic scuba diving! It’s important to note that while bouldering (up to 4 metres with a crash mat) and wall climbing are included as standard, rock climbing isn’t, so you’ll need additional extreme sports travel insurance if you’re setting off to scale a cliff face.

Whether it’s your first climb or you’re a veteran rock climber, you can rest assured knowing that your travel insurance won’t be something to worry about. As always terms and conditions apply, so check the policy wording for full details of these and the other activities we cover.

Why do you need travel insurance for rock climbing?

Whilst incredibly fun, rock climbing can also be a risky activity. Having equipment issues, slipping, or rocks giving way can cause serious injury. It’s important to make sure you have a travel insurance policy that will cover you in the event of an accident or injury. We’ll have you covered!

What is included with rock climbing insurance?

While bouldering (up to 4 metres with a crash mat present) and wall climbing fall under all our policies as one of the 50 amazing adventure sports and activities we cover free charge, rock climbing doesn’t – but don’t worry! With our extreme sports travel insurance, you’ll still be able to easily make those climbs knowing that you’re covered for:

If you want to try rock climbing on your holiday, you can be covered by our policies. However, please note that you will not be covered if this is the main purpose of your trip.

Rock climbing safety tips

Don’t let an accident on the first day ruin the whole week; remember a few simple tips and ensure a great time climbing.

  1. Make sure to use a qualified guide and recognised guide
  2. Make sure equipment is fully functional
  3. Choose the right travel insurance policy for you, get a quote online or read our policy documents for more information on our travel insurance for rock climbing.

Please note: ‘rock climbing travel insurance’ is a general term for cover included within our standard travel insurance. We don’t offer specialist insurance cover for this specific activity.

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