As with all insurance policies, it is important to ensure that all areas of your holiday are included within your insurance policy not just the bouldering. To check that this is the case always remember to read the terms and conditions fully. If you have just taken out a policy and realise that it doesn’t fully cover your requirements don’t worry. Remember you have a 14 day cooling off period with any insurance policy you take out. It is a good idea to look at all different types of insurance policy to make sure it fits with your holiday as, if you go on more than one caving holiday, it may be a good idea to look at an annual policy instead of a single trip policy.
It is important to look at all the policy documents for caving insurance to ensure they fully meet your requirements.
SportsCover Direct offers single day or annual multi trip cover for world-wide holidays which can include cover for bouldering. SportsCover Direct can provide an ‘ActivityTopUp’ which means that there is no need to duplicate with other travel insurance policies, it can be combined with other companies standard annual travel insurance policy and cover just the bouldering activity. This can be useful for back-packers and one off activities.
Bouldering is not considered that dangerous because climbers don’t climb to a great height and have bouldering mats and spotters to break their falls. But it is important to ensure that all the safety equipment is well maintained and in good condition. To decrease the likelihood of falls, it is important to ensure you are wearing proper close fitting rubber climbing shoes.
This content was last reviewed on 10/12/2018