International Youth Ice Climbing Camp Italy 2016
Location: Valle Varaita (Cuneo) , Italy
06 - 10 February 2016
The event’s goal is to learn the basic ice climbing techniques starting from the easiest falls, in a friendly atmosphere of sharing and friendship with guys from all over the world.
- Meeting of participants arriving by plane at Turin Airport "Caselle”
13.30 - Meeting of participants arriving by train at Turin Station "Porta Nuova”
Transfer by private bus to "Porta della Valle” in Val Varaita where we will meet participants arriving by car. (Address: Via Provinciale 12020 Brossasco – CN – tel. 0175 689629)
In the late afternoon we will move to Rifugio Savigliano (m.1743) - Pontechianale, Alta Valle Varaita (tel. Rif. 0175.950178).
-Morning: first approach
with ice falls and first technical/practical lesson
-Afternoon: transfer to Turin to visit the National Cinema Museum
-Ice climbing day. Climbing
on easy and medium level falls.
-Evening: Time dedicated to Mountain Culture: architecture, customs and traditions of mountain people.
-Ice climbing day. Climbing
to easy and medium level falls.
-Evening: evening hike with snow rackets around the lake. Farewell party with the bonfire.
-Morning dedicated to
review the videos from the experience and comment them with the instructors.
-Trip back home.
The full programme can also be downloaded here.
The event is for young boys and girls 15 to 19 years old. 10 Italians and 10 foreigners are admitted.
The accommodation will be at Rifugio Savigliano
The cost is 200 Euros per participant, including full board and local transfers.
Climbing harness, winter mountaineering boots, crampon, helmet, two ice axes, ARTVA equipment. The missing technical equipment will be provided by the organization.
Heavy winter clothing, sun screen and sunglasses, free time clothing, personal medicines.
The registration deadline is on January 15th 2016.
After the registration, the participants will receive detailed communications about: payment method, addresses, definitive plan, meeting points.
UIAA-Youth Commission Representative for Italian Alpine Club
The Italian Alpine Club reserves the faculty to change the program in consequence of bad weather/snow forecasts.
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