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GYS EVENTS 2012
Global Youth Summit events are held each year throughout Europe, as well as in Africa and Asia.
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Climb legendary Mt Kazbek in Georgia
The Club Mountain Traveller (CMT) on behalf of the Mountaineering & Climbing Association of Georgia invites young people from UIAA member federations to the international youth "Mountaineering School" in Georgia. The highlight of the summit is an attempt on Mt Kazbek (5,047m).
YOUTH LEADER TRAINING SEMINAR IN SLOVENIA
A UIAA approved seminar to train youth leaders being held in Slovenia this summer is a unique opportunity for young climbers from around the world to learn how to teach mountaineering to children. The seminar takes place at the Mountaineering Training Centre Bavšica in the scenic Bavšica Valley. It is the main training facility used by the Alpine Association of Slovenia (Planinska zveza Slovenije) to train mountain guides, mountaineering group mentors and youth leaders.
DISCOVER THE WORLD AROUND - CANCELED
A perfect mountain opportunity for 10 - 14 year olds and their leaders based in the beautiful Sondrio region of Italy in the Valmalenco entitled "Discovering the world around" hosted by Club Alpine Italiano (CAI). You will stay in the “Gerly Porro” Hut - 1960m and have a chance to explore this fascinating mountain landscape including Sissone valley minerals, local peoples lives, alpine history, weather and transhumance, lake Palu and even a mining museum. Take this chance to share the mountains, techniques and experiences with slides and video together with participants from different countries - and of course delicious Italian food. They are waiting for you...
“Mt. ELBRUS – 2012” International Youth Expedition
Mountaineers from Ukraine invite you to participate in the joint ascent to Mt. Elbrus in summer 2012.
Trip report filed by Alexander Zaidler can be found here.
INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP
UIAA Global Youth Summit international youth climbing meet with FFCAM in Ariège, France for 16-22 year olds. A top location in the French Pyrenees to experience a variety of climbing styles, single to multi pitch and big wall on different types of rock, granite or limestone – take your pick. Partner local Toulouse climbers and enjoy the sun!
Trip report by Lorène Duval can be found here.
International Youth Rock Climbing And Mountaineering
Starting in the Ural mountains on the "Shikhan" rocks the festival moves on to explore the unique Stolby rock features near Krasnoyarsk where it is possible to enjoy a Russian banya (sauna). After a journey to Handagai gorge by train, bus and on foot there is a chance to experience higher mountains and visit the famous lake of Baikal where the festival concludes in true Russian style. This event is for 18-25 year olds and organised by Vitaly Primerov of the Climbing Federation of Russia. Applications should be received before 16 June 2012.
Trip report by Vitaly Primerov can be found here.
The Global Youth Summit and other UIAA Youth events offered by climbing and mountaineering Federations are co-ordinated by the UIAA Youth Commission. Youth Commission events must follow our criteria and recommendations. Learn more about the commission