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UIAA Global youth summit - Summer camp in Russia 12 July - 3 August 2008

21 April 2008

Youth summer camp in Russia from 12 July – 3 August 2008

There is much to choose from in the summer camp programme for the
Global Youth Summit. One of the events is the International Youth rock
climbing and mountaineering festival “Europe – Asia 2008” in Russia.

The festival is for climbers between 18 – 25 years old and will take
part from the 12 July to 3 August 2008. The place to be is the Ural
Mountains near Yekaterinburg and Ergaki (West Sayan) in Siberia,
Russia. Participants will be met by representatives of the organising
committee at the Koltzovo airport or at the railway station of

Highlights include “School of the beginner rock climbers”, rock
climbing, training, mountaineering, ecological actions, songs,
excursions and meetings friends. The highest possible number of
foreign participants is about 20 persons, so do sign up as soon as

The cost is 300 Euro (payment on arrival), and for that you will get
accommodation (in refuges/tents) all meals and three weeks of great
activities. Travel expenses to Yekaterinburg and back (as well as from
Yekaterinburg to Abakan) will have to be paid by the participants.

For more information, please read the invitation and send the
registration form to the organisers, by email or fax, before the 10th

The festival is organised by Primerov Vitaly, Сhildren’s Olympic
Reserve School of Mountaineering Sports of Yekaterinburg and the
Climbing Federation of Russia. The activities will be organised by
guides from the children’s Olympic Reserve School. If you have any
questions, please email the organisers (vprimerov@mail.ru).


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