GRIMP IN FOREST INTERNAL RULES DATED 01/01/2020
PLEASE READ BEFORE CARRYING ON ACTIVITIES OR PENETRACING IN PARKS
By purchasing a right of access to the acrobatic course in height Grimp in Forest of Briançon or more simply entering the site as a visitor without climbing on the facilities, you accept all the clauses of these regulations. You move on the site and / or on the course (s) at your own risk. Your responsibility can be called into question if you have contravened the rules and provisions contained in these internal regulations. Grimp in Forest de Briançon reserves the right to exclude, without any right to reimbursement, any person who behaves dangerously for themselves or for others and / or who does not respect these rules. Grimp in Forest de Briançon assumes no responsibility in the event of non-compliance with the safety instructions or these internal regulations.
1. Definition of the activity:
The acrobatic courses in height are safe play areas allowing
for practitioners to walk high, independently and more or less acrobatic, on and
between trees or other natural supports or not. This park consists of 5 courses and
a 114-meter zipline. The activity is carried out with protective equipment
individual climbing type. Respect the trees by always staying on marked paths
so as not to bruise the roots of the trees by compacting the soil.
Autonomous practice of the activity:
This activity is autonomous in the sense specified by the instruction of the Ministry of Youth and Sport n
° 07-103 JS of July 30, 2007.
"... These are fixed acrobatic courses, mainly on cables. The public evolves in
autonomy without supervision or specific support for a person during the activity.
The courses are naturally subject to compliance with the precautionary rules which satisfy the
requirements of the consumer code. Practitioners' Safety is the Responsibility of the
park manager who organizes the activity, "PAH operators" responsible for information
of practitioners on the conditions of use of the facilities and the monitoring of the site and
people in independent activity. The professional branch of ELAC, which depends on the
tourism collective agreement, now issues a professional qualification certificate
(CQP O.PAH) for these professionals. However, their information and monitoring functions do not
do not fall under article L-212.1 of the sport code. "
- This activity is not supervised. It is monitored from the ground by park operators.
- The practitioner travels independently, respecting these regulations and the instructions
information given at the start of the session.
- The practitioner uses the park's equipment and facilities at his own risk.
- The organizing company cannot be held responsible for deterioration or loss
personal belongings of customers as well as people accompanying him or even on a ride on
the site or objects entrusted to it by reception or park staff.
2. Definition of the service provided:
The service provided includes, a right of access to the course, the supply and installation of
practitioners' equipment, description of the activity and safety and usage instructions
equipment, implementation on a test course for validation by an operator and
monitoring, advice and / or any help during the session.
3. Right of access to the courses and entry to the site:
The entrance fee to the park gives access once to the courses. Performing partially or
not at all a course does not give right to any refund. The site is also accessible
free of charge to visitors who do not have access to the overhead routes (visitors, family of
practitioners ...), provided that they comply with all the clauses of these regulations.
4. Conditions of access to the routes at height:
To access the routes at height, you must:
- Have paid an entry fee to reception before accessing the facilities.
- Have benefited from the explanations of the safety instructions at the start of the session
- Be in good health, and not be affected by any physical disorder (disorder
heart, back, spine, dizziness, ... The practice of the activity is strongly discouraged
pregnant women), nor psychic. The practice is prohibited to anyone who has consumed
alcohol or any substance (narcotic or medication) that may affect your ability and / or your
- Respect the age, size and support conditions indicated in chapter 5 of the
- Have subscribed, beforehand, a civil liability insurance.
- Having consulted the Safety and Relief Organization Plan (identification of persons
responsible, emergency telephone numbers, path to follow ...).
Smoking is prohibited on the activities.
The Management reserves the right to refuse access or to exclude any person whom it considers
that it does not meet the above conditions.
5. Age, height, weight and support conditions:
Access to the courses is not possible for people over 120 kg for reasons of
a) For individuals, the accompaniment of children must be carried out as
• Small course Kid 4-7 years: an adult must remain near the course on the ground.
b) Large course for children under 16: an adult must stay near the
c) For school groups and communities (Day Centers, etc.): the conditions
are different. The group instructions given at the time of the
YOU CARRY OUT THE DIFFERENT COURSES IN AUTONOMOUS PRACTICE, YOU ARE
RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY.
In all circumstances, adopt responsible and prudent behavior.
• An outfit suitable for outdoor activities is highly recommended:
For more comfort, a sporty outfit is recommended. Provide jogging pants,
sneakers or hiking shoes. Avoid shorts, sleeveless t-shirts and tie them
long hair. Flip flops are prohibited. Grimp in Forest de Briançon cannot be held
responsible for soiling or damage to clothing and advises participants to
favor non-fragile outfits that can get dirty.
The participant must take all measures to avoid any accident, and in particular
tie the hair to avoid the risk of pulling out in the pulley, empty the pockets (risk
falling objects), remove personal effects which may represent a danger when
activity (jewelry, bags, piercings, shoe laces not tied, cameras,
cameras, ...), etc. It is recommended to wear closed clothing.
• Security equipment :
Before departure, participants must be provided with protective equipment
individual Grimp in Forest from Briançon (harness, lanyards, pulley, helmet and headlamp for
nocturnal routes). Only official Grimp in Forest equipment from Briançon is authorized and
compatible with installations. This equipment is subject to systematic visual inspection
before each use and periodic full checks in accordance with the standards in force.
The practitioner keeps his equipment throughout the course and does not lend it to anyone. In case of
loss, Grimp in Forest de Briançon will ask the participant to reimburse the lost equipment
The various protective devices (against falls from a height, as well as impacts) are
equipment which aims to limit the consequences of falls or shocks. They don't
do not guarantee that the practitioner is systematically unharmed after possible
shocks or falls (extract from standard XPS 52-902). It is therefore prohibited to solicit unnecessarily or
improperly installed security equipment (personal protective equipment, stop
falls, workshops, ...).
The participants agree to respect the equipment (platforms, cables, panels, ...). In
in the event of voluntary degradation, Grimp in Forest of Briançon will invoice the damaged material at the price
• Safety instructions :
For practitioners only:
- Participants must attend the security briefing
(instructions). It allows to show and put into practice safety rules and adaptation
equipment as well as different kinds of workshops. They must also pass on one
training courses (practice) to practice these safety instructions and test
his abilities. Anyone who, after the briefing or the test course does not feel
able, physically or morally, to perform the manipulations correctly alone
essential to a development in self-insurance (independently) must give up the activity.
Park staff reserve the right to refuse access to anyone who does not have the
sufficient physical or motor skills on these training courses.
- The participant is responsible for observing the safety instructions and must constantly
personally ensure its movement in the trees by remaining permanently connected to
lifelines (marked in red).
- The participant must systematically read the signage for each workshop and respect
scrupulously the instructions mentioned therein.
- Only one person at a time must pass on a zip line. 3 people maximum can
take the other workshops.
- It is forbidden to interrupt and / or leave a course before the end without authorization and
the assistance of a facilitator.
- Participants resuming the activity, after a break, must have their equipment re-checked
personal protection by one of the course leaders.
For all (practitioners and accompanying persons, walkers ...):
- In case of problems, please notify the park staff by any means
useful. All staff have been trained to meet the requirements of
service and security.
- It is risky to circulate under the workshops because of the possibility of falling
objects (telephones ...).
- Always stay on marked paths and read the signage provided for this
effect. It is strictly forbidden to cross the boundaries of marked paths (cords,
barriers ...), even to take a photo, to avoid any risk and to respect the trees and the
- Smoking is prohibited in the forest.
- Dogs may be scared or may scare some people
during the activity. They must be kept on a leash near the areas frequented by
• Weather situation :
The activity is possible even in rainy weather. However, in case of severe weather (storm,
storm, earthquake, ...), if the activity turns out to be dangerous, it must
end as soon as the instructions given by the managers. More generally, Grimp in Forest
de Briançon reserves the right to interrupt all activities if it deems that the safety of
participants is compromised. In this case, follow the instructions given by the personnel of the
park and do not detach yourself from the lifelines.
5- Respect for the environment:
The forest is a fragile environment, the trampling of the ground degrades the vegetation AND KILLS THE TREES.
The participants agree to respect the environment (trees, fauna, flora) and to stay on the
marked paths. It is therefore forbidden to pass beyond the barriers and ropes delimiting these
paths, uprooting plants, picking flowers ...
6- Opening hours:
Access is allowed only during park opening hours.
Access to overhead routes is strictly prohibited outside of opening hours
(unsecured and unsupervised installations).
7 - General:
Participants agree to practice the activity with courtesy and good humor.
The picnic area is strictly reserved for customers.
8 - Insurance:
Grimp in Forest de Briançon contracts professional liability insurance. The tariff
entry does not include practitioner insurance, and in particular individual insurance
This insurance allows you, in the event of an accident, to have an indemnity which varies according to the
Practitioners should therefore inform themselves beforehand about their insurance conditions.
with their own insurance for the practice of an acrobatic park in height and, if they
wish to take out specific individual accident insurance for this activity with
their insurers. For additional information on individual insurance
accidents, contact our reception staff.
Our facilities and trees are officially inspected every year.
We provide maintenance and daily control of the workshops. All our equipment (helmets, harnesses, etc.) are in compliance with CE standards.
Our instructors are professionals (holder of the BE Escalade or CQP Course Operators) and are there to advise you throughout the courses. We provide an initiation for all.
All workshops and courses are within sight of course operators.
Privileged welcome, friendliness and good humor are at the rendezvous.
Youth and sport approved n ° 00505ET0010. Course certified to AFNOR XP S 52-902-1 standards; XPS 52-902-2; XP S 72-701.