Georgia to host Global Youth Summit event in September
20 Jul 2012
The Kazbek Gorge mountains of Georgia (Photo: Szkoła Wspinania Ostry Sport)
The Mountaineering & Climbing Association of Georgia is pleased to invite young members of the UIAA associations to the international youth Mountaineering School in Georgia between 8 - 15 September.
This Global Youth Summit event is being held in the Kazbek Gorge mountains of Georgia and is being conducted by experienced instructors from the Mountaineering & Climbing Association of Georgia.
Participants will be young people aged 16 years and over. If under 18 years, they must be accompanied by a qualified federation leader. Parental consent must be obtained for under those who are 18 years and young and the sending federation is responsible for young participants.
Kazbek (5047m) is one of the highest and beautiful peaks in the Caucasus. It is is situated in the eastern part of the central Caucasus, in Georgia. The Mount Kazbek Region contains a lot of summits over 4000 meters and is one of the most important mountaineering and trekking areas in the Caucasus. Mt. Kazbek is also known as “Mkinvartsveri”- by its Georgian name. The first ascent on Kazbek was made in 1868 by D. Freshfield.
Note: The exact dates for the event may be changed by 1 to 2 days depending on flight availability but any changes will be displayed as soon as possible.
For more information including registration documents please visit the UIAA website here.
Please send this registration form back to Mountaineering & Climbing Association of Georgia (MCAG) Address: Zurab Kutchava , 6 K. Meskhi by-street, Tbilisi, Georgia, 0801, tel.: +995 99 502368 (office), +995 32 935333 (fax)
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