Climbing and Mountaineering Travel Insurance


Climbing and Mountaineering Travel Insurance

We can only cover Rock Climbing and Mountaineering on our AIG Longstay & Backpacker or Adventures policies. Please call us on 0161 973 6435 or email us on for details, quotes or bookings for this policy type.

When going away on a climbing and mountaineering holiday there is naturally a certain amount of risk involved. Taking out the correct travel insurance policy is vital. This is why we have introduced our mountaineering insurance and climbing travel insurance policies.

While some climbing and mountaineering trips are relatively tame, heading off to the peak of Mt. Everest, for example, does offer a far greater element of risk. The time of year must also be taken into account – mountaineering in a snowy and ice-clad environment is obviously more dangerous.

There are many great destinations in which to enjoy the sport, like climbing in the Himalayas, ascending North Africa‘s highest peak, Toubkal, mountaineering among the volcanoes of Ecuador, Guatemala, and Iceland, or exploring the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Climbers are quite literally spoiled for choice.

Anyone who goes away on climbing or mountaineering trips on a regular basis during the year will benefit from taking out an annual multi-trip package. For groups and families heading to the mountains together, a saving can be made by choosing a group travel insurance policy. Should you have any questions, please contact us for more information.

Find out the best price for your activity travel insurance

Annual Multi-Trip

Cover for multiple trips
  • Up to 45 days each trip
  • Option to extend to 62 days
  • Special deals for couples and families
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Long Stay Single Trip

Cover from 2 to 18 months
  • Gap years
  • Extended backpacking
  • Career breaks
  • Volunteering
  • Studying
  • Working holidays abroad
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Short Stay Single Trip

Cover for up to 45 days
  • Single holiday
  • Business trip
  • Special rates for families
  • Accompanied kids go free
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Holiday Makers

Families, couples or individuals

Families, couples or individuals on holiday or business trips for shorter durations.



gap years, Backpackers and Career break

Usually couples or individuals requiring cover for longer term overseas trips of 2 months or more.


Sports & Adventures

skiing, snowboarding, climbing and more

We offer four policies for people travelling overseas, requiring cover for specific sports and activities.