The Yellowbrick, Garmin inReach and Personal Locator Beacons are loaned to members solely to aid safety in the mountains. The relevant instruction manuals (see YB3, inReach and rescueMe PLB1) are available online and should be carefully studied before setting out.

The borrower is responsible for all operating costs during the entire loan period. Please note however that any unused Yellowbrick credits cannot be refunded at the end of the loan. Any credits on the system at the start of the loan period are freely available for use by the borrower.

For Yellowbrick loans, the designated administrator identified by the borrower is required to manage The Alpine Ski Club Yellowbrick account solely in accordance with the guidelines.

For Garmin inReach loans, the borrower is responsible for managing their own Garmin account.

For Personal Locator Beacon loans, The Alpine Ski Club will register the emergency contact details with the relevant authorities at least two weeks prior to the start of the loan, unless agreed otherwise with the borrower. The borrower does not need to take any action.

The borrower is responsible for the safe-keeping of all items from the time they are received until the time the they are received back at The Alpine Ski Club. In the event of damage or loss, the borrower must inform the Manager of the Scheme as soon as possible. The borrower will repay The Alpine Ski Club the cost of repair of damage or the full retail cost of replacement of lost or irreparable items. The borrower is recommended to have adequate insurance to cover loss and/or damage of the equipment.

The borrower is responsible for returning the items by the agreed date or transferring the items as requested by the Manager of the Scheme. Ensure that items sent by post are adequately protected in padded bags. Any items not returned by the agreed date may attract a late-delivery charge of £10 per month.

The borrower agrees to the details they provide being stored in a database for the purpose of administration of their loan. These details will not be passed to any third party except as required by law.

Last updated on 15th May 2020