/ insurance for chamonix
Another vote for BMC.
Austrian Alpine Club for me
Me and the other half use Snowcard. £90 oddfor the pair per annum and covers for everything including cave diving. Been told they re very good in the event of a claim. Don't forget your EU heaalthcare cards (need to supply natiional insurance numbers) takes about 10 working days
Calling the insurance required for trad "sport climber" didn't instill confidence in SC either!
I've never claimed on either.
Are you connected to the BMC in some way ?!
As with duchessofmalfi I don't think you will be talking directly to the BMC in the event of a rescue/medical claim but to ACE Assistance, and Tyrol Air Ambulance for the AAC. I don't know whether one of these assistance services is much better to deal with than the other.
We have been stuck on top of a mountain with a high risk of avalanche and picked up by a helicopter. The insurance paid up without question.
Most C.A.F. in France are willing to to let you join and take up insurance with them even when you are not resident in France.
It may be worth looking at your nearest C.A.F in Chamonix and making enquires.
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