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Chamonix UIAA Autumn Camp

September 8 - September 18

A UIAA youth camp will be held in Chamonix, France from 8-18 September. The event is organised by the Romanian Alpine Club.

The main purpose of the camp is to acquire basic techniques in various terrains: rock(classic and traditional), glacier trekking, mixed terrain, crevasse rescue.

Location: To be determined (TBD), Chamonix area (for instance UCPA Chamonix)
Staff: Cosmin Andron UIAGM Guide, Cristina Pogacean UIAGM Guide
Participants: Young people aged 18-30. Maximum 8 spots, of which 2 are reserved for CAR (Romanian Alpine Club).
Requirements: Participants must be familiar with basic knots, anchors, movement with crampons and ice axe.
Insurance: Participants must provide proof of valid insurance for accidents, rescue, travel, and third-party liability. Insurance will be checked upon arrival.
Entry Documents: Participants are solely responsible for the validity of entry documents into France.
Price: 600 euros per participant, an advance payment of 200 euros will be transferred via bank transfer to confirm registration. The price does not include accommodation, meals, and transportation.
Deadline for registrations: 15 April
Meeting point: TBD
Level: Beginners
Max number of participants: 8
Number of days in the proposed formula: 9
Number of days with UIAGM guide: 5.5
Number of days of related activities organised by CAR (mtb, tandem, hike, etc.): 2

Day 0: Arrival in Chamonix / accommodation / itinerary briefing
Day 1: (or arrival in Chamonix) visit to the Alpine Museum, visit other relevant sights (we
can discuss if ENSA, PGHM, etc.), afternoon briefing and theory (at accommodation –
ideally in a common space adapted) 1:8
Day 2: Rock fundamentals (1) – moderate terrain 1:4
Day 3: Rock fundamentals (2) – intro to trad climbing 1:4
Day 4: Snow travel and glacier trekking 1:4
Day 5: Mixed terrain fundamentals 1:4
Day 6: Crevasse rescue 1:4
Day 7: Individual program / alternative organised by students
Day 8: Individual program / alternative organised by students
Day 9: Individual program / alternative organised by students
Day 10: Conclusion of CAR program / individual program or return home

Download the full programme here.

Contact & To Apply:
Catalin Danila (CAR Filiala Cluj):
E: danila.catalin@outlook.com

Mircea V. Ignat
E: mircea.ignat.01@gmail.com



September 8
September 18
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