Need help?


Active policy holders are encouraged to submit all policy renewals, corrections, or cancellations online through your account for timely processing.

Sign in to your account

Talk to a Licensed Insurance Specialist: 7:00AM - 6:00PM PT (Friday)

+1 (866) 384-9104

Current Time in PT Open

Other ways to reach us:

Talk to a Licensed Insurance Specialist: 7:00AM - 6:00PM PT (Friday)

+1 (866) 384-9104

Current Time in PT Open

Other ways to reach us:

VisitorsCoverage logo
Adventure Sports Coverage

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing

Rock climbing has taken on new popularity in the adventurous sport arena as climbing walls have lately been added to gyms, resorts, and cruise ships. Although rock climbing was once regarded as an extreme sport, the perception has reversed in recent years with the high number of climbing walls. In fact, recent research suggests as many as nine million people enjoy some form of rock climbing each year. While climbing up a rock face strapped to a harness and ropes may look safe, the rate of injury is rather high with lower extremities (ankles, knees, feet, etc.) being the most common places of injury.

Surprisingly, women account for more than 28% of rock climbing injuries according to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. As a traveler, if you are badly injured while rock climbing, you have two concerns: how to get medical treatment as quickly as possible, and how to get transported to where you can receive medical care. For this and other high-risk sports, you should consider adventure sports coverage.

Related Articles


Skimming along the water of a lake or the ocean with the swift and silent…

Skiing and Snowboarding

Gliding down the slopes on skis or a snowboard is a must for many who…

Hiking & Trekking

Hiking and trekking have become increasingly popular travel activities with the renovations of popular trails,…

Bungee Jumping

Adventure seekers all over the world flock to bridges, cranes, buildings, and other high ledges…

Jet Skiing

During the summer months, nearly everyone hits the water. With so many types of watercraft…


Parasailing is a sport that has flourished in popularity over the past half decade, particularly…

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling

There are few experiences that give a person the opportunity to view the sea from…

Water Skiing & Wakeboarding

Both water skiing and wakeboarding are sports that involve being pulled behind a speedboat while…

Hang Gliding & Paragliding

The opportunity to soar high in the beautiful blue skies like a bird is a…

What is Hazardous Sports or Adventure Sports Coverage and Who Needs It?

Adventure sports are activities that are considered risky by the travel insurance industry because these…


Plan features listed here are high level, provided for your convenience and information purpose only. Please review the Evidence of Coverage and Plan Contract (Policy) for a detailed description of Coverage Benefits, Limitations and Exclusions. Must read the Policy Brochure and Plan Details for complete and accurate details. Only the Terms and Conditions of Coverage Benefits listed in the policy are binding.