citizens are automatically covered for health related costs, overseas
visitors need medical insurance valid for mountaineering.
Alps & Overseas
any overseas bookings it is essential to have proper insurance for
medical, rescue and repatriation and third party liability insurance.
Unfortunately we cannot take anyone on the hill without current and
Your insurance has to include winter sports
and all aspects of unrestricted climbing, off piste skiing ,
mountaineering, or whatever you are planning to do, and it has to be
valid for the countries that you are visiting.
Good policies are available from the British Mountaineering Council in Manchester - which we would recommend (see Links page).
odd days and short trips cover is available in the Alps with Carte
Neige, usually available from tourist offices, and some Alpine club
membership includes an insurance package - but check these policies to
make sure they are adequate for you.