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Mountaineering Travel Insurance

If you are planning a trip abroad and planning to do some Mountaineering (up to 4,500 metres), having a Travel Insurance policy before you leave your home is essential. To contact us by telephone or email, 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757 support@jsinsurance.co.uk Summary of Cover…

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If you are planning a trip abroad and planning to do some Mountaineering (up to 4,500 metres), having a Travel Insurance policy before you leave your home is essential.

To contact us by telephone or email, 0800 043 0020 / 01273 092 757 support@jsinsurance.co.uk

Summary of Cover (per person)

Section & Cover Silver Gold Platinum
Emergency Medical and Repatriation* £5,000,000 £5,000,000 £5,000,000
Search and Rescue* £25,000 £50,000 £50,000
Personal Liability - £2,000,000 £2,000,000
Cancellation or Curtailment* - £3,000 £7,500
Personal Baggage* £500 £2,500 £3,500
Activity Equipment £1,500 £1,500 £1,500
Valuables* £250 £250 £500
Loss of Passport* - £300 £500
Travel Delay - £300 £1,000
Trip Abandonment* - £3,000 £7,500
Missed Departure / Connection - £500 £500
Legal Expenses* - £25,000 £50,000

*Excess payable does vary depending on the claim benefit.

Please read the Policy Wording for the complete list of Benefits.

Healix Insurance Services Ltd, on behalf of Hamilton Insurance DAC, arranges this Travel Insurance policy for Jade Stanley Ltd. Healix Insurance Ltd is registered in England and Wales under No. 5484190 and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under No. 437248. Hamilton Insurance DAC is registered in Ireland No. 484148, authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland, and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority in connection with their UK branch. Jade Stanley Ltd is registered in England and Wales under No. 03570857 and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under No. 306205.

Mountaineering Risks

Mountaineering is not without risks, mainly at high altitudes; natural hazards include rock falls, avalanches, adverse weather conditions, equipment failure and fatigue.

There are three types of Mountaineering depending on whether you ascend rock, snow or ice.

Risks associated with Mountain Climbing are divided into two categories: Objective Hazards and Subjective Hazards.

Objective Hazards exist regardless of the climber's presence, such as bad weather, avalanches and rockfalls.

Subjective Hazards relate more to human failures, such as faulty equipment, ineffective safety procedures and poor planning. Experienced Mountaineers will have planned safe routes and checked their equipment beforehand.

Furrows left by falling rocks and weather conditions conducive to ice movement will be easier for an experienced Mountaineer to spot.

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

If you have pre-existing medical conditions and plan to participate in Mountaineering whilst travelling abroad, we can provide you with a policy.

Our provider (Adventures) can offer travel insurance if you have a pre-existing medical condition.

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