Date OF Camp 2019
Saturday 6th to Saturday 20th of July 2019
REGISTRATION FOR THE Camp
The deadline for registration submission is May 31st.
Rotary-Club hut, Saleinaz sur Praz-de-Fort in the Val Ferret. Google-Map
Please refer to the compulsory equipment list.
1st week: basic alpine instructions
2nd week: climbing in Swiss Mont-Blanc area
All high-mountain excursions are under the supervision of licensed mountain guides.
The guides will have the sole responsibility to choose the excursions according to weather conditions and to the aptitudes of the participants.
TRAVEL TO Martigny
Meeting in Martigny for all the participants on July 6th before 5.00 p.m. at the latest. The travel costs to Martigny are not included in the fees for the camp. We recommend the foreign participants to fly to Geneva which is the closest airport to Martigny.
MEETING POINT IN MartignY
Café bar "Le Terminus", in front of the train station. The travel costs to Martigny are not included in the fees for the camp.
From Martigny you will be transported to the lodge by car.
You can view the timetable for the trains from Geneva airport at the following website address:
END OF Camp
On Saturday, Martigny railway station in the morning.
The second Sunday of july from 09.30 (in any weather conditions)
Rotary Club hut, Saleinaz
At the start of the village Praz-de-Fort you will find the signage which will take you to the lodge. Cars can be parked in the forest along the road before arriving at camp.
(Home made pastries are always greatly appreciated!)
Cabane d'Orny (2nd week): +41 (0) 27 783 18 87
Cabane du Trient: +41 (0) 27 783 14 38
Foreign participants are insured directly by the R.C. Martigny through: ACE European Group Limited and Air-Glaciers in Sion.
Each participant is required to pay CHF 1200.- before May 31st
Banque Cantonale du Valais, Av. de la Gare 20, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland
Rotary-Club Martigny bank account
IBAN : CH09 0076 5001 0236 5270 6
Swift : BCVSCH2LXXX
Don't forget to bring some pocket money !
PLEASE TAKE A VALID Passport oR IDENTITY CARD
It is imperative to be well equipped for your mountain expeditions. You will find below the list of the required equipment needed for your safety.
It is very important to have good mountain shoes with VIBRAM soles, for climbing and walking on snow and ice with crampons. It is not necessary to buy them because these shoes can be rented in Martigny with the help of guides.
There is the possibility to rent soft climbing shoes. Please give shoe size with your registration.
Mountain trousers for climbing
Track suit + slippers
Down jacket or «Goretex» jacket
Mountain backpack (minimum 30L)
Sun screen and lipbalm
Head light, pocket lamp and spare batteries
Gloves or mittens
Sunglasses for glaciers
Warm beanie and baseball cap
Pencil, pen, paper
Bathing suit + towel
Thermos bottle or gourd
Sweather or polar fleece
Socks and slippers
Participants having the following material, can bring it along:
Baldric, climbing-iron, ice-axe, any other alpine material, helmet, soft climbing shoes.
Member-card of Alpine clubs such as SAC/CAS/OAV/DAV/CAF