Registration Open: International Youth Climbing Camp. Ariege (France)

The main goal of this youth climbing camp is to practice many forms of climbing, cliffs with one pitch, or routes with many pitches, on different types of rock, granite or limestone.

It will be also possible also to do canyonning and caving / speleology.


8 – 13 July 2017. Possible to stay both only for a few days, and to arrive on any day.

Gite Les Oustalous, Les Cabannes ( ), Ariège, South of France (distance from 120 KM of Toulouse / one hour and 20 mins)

Accommodation and Food:
Rooms for two people, all meals and lunch packs are provided by the event organiser and will be prepared by the youth.

Staff / Leaders:
All the staff are qualified to supervise this event; instructors Alpinism or Climbing or Canyonning

Young people from 16 to 25 years old. Participants should lead climb at a minimum of 5b French grade. We will be offering places to maximum of 3 participants per country Federation, and 15 for all Youngs.

Participants younger than 18 year old must be accompanied by an adult climber/coach, who is able to look after them during this meet.

Alcohol consumption by the young people is forbidden during the camp.

Climbing harness, climbing shoes, chalk bag, climbing helmet, belay device and 10 quick draws (UIAA standard/CEN). Sun glasses & cream, waterproofs, sleeping bag, head torch, climbing clothing and wash kit, water bottle, any personal medication.

Participants should get themselves insurance for accident, rescue, third party liability and travel which is valid for participating in the programme of climbing and trekking. This cover note of insurance should be presented to the organisers on arrival.

Entry Visas:
If your representatives need to obtain entry visa, please confirm their names and passport numbers to the contact emails as soon as possible as Visa processing is a very lengthy process.

30 EUR per participant / per night, payable on arrival to the organiser. Accommodation, full board, leading and organisational costs included (40 EUR for acompagners)

Registration deadline:
1 July 2017 . One maximum of 12 participants is planned, so priority will be given to first demands.

Meeting point:
Toulouse, on Saturday morning, 8 July 2017 (the precise location will be following later depending on how you are arriving i.e. by plane, train etc.*), or another day at the train station “Les Cabannes”

Possible to arrive in Toulouse airport on Friday 8 July.

 *Place, date and time of arrival and transport, which you plan to use (and number of train or flight)

By train to Toulouse Station (or there is a station at Les Cabannes, 3 minutes away from the gite). By plane at the airport of Toulouse Blagnac.


Additional information and registration: or
Head of the National Commissions of Youth and Mountaineering of FFCAM
Member of the Pyrenees Regional Committee
Head of Mountaineering and Youth sections at CAF-Toulouse

Schedule / Activities:
The main goal of this youth climbing camp is to practice many forms of climbing, cliffs with one pitch, or routes with many pitches on big walls, on different types of rock, granite or limestone.

All the climbing sites are described on this link:

Camp 2014:

Camp 2015:

Some pictures of different events / camps at:

Saturday, 8 July 2017:
Arrival about 10:00 of the participants – transport from Toulouse provided by the cars of the staff (confirmation and arrival times of participants needed). Confirmation of registration, and accommodation in roms about 12:00. Lunch and direction a cliff to climb. 20:00 – dinner

Others days : 08:00-09:00 breakfast, then splitting in groups according climber’s current level of climbing and climbing, or canyoning or caving (lunch at the rock – lunch pack). 20:00 – dinner

Last day, Thursday, 13 July 2017: return to Toulouse around 19:00.