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Date of Camp 2024

From Saturday 29 June to Saturday 13 July 2024

Camp Registration

The registration deadline is May 31, 2024

Base camp

Hut of the Rotary-Club, Saleinaz sur Praz-de-Fort in Val Ferret.Here is the region under Google-Map


Please comply with the essential equipment list.


  • 1st week: basic alpine instruction

  • 2nd week: races in the Swiss region of the Mont-Blanc massif


All the high mountain races are done under the responsibility of certified Valais guides. They will choose the races and routes based on the weather conditions and the ability of the participants.

Journey to Martigny

Participants must arrive on the first day of the camp in Martigny before 5 p.m. at the latest.
Travel costs to Martigny are not included in the fixed price of the camp. For foreign participants choose Geneva airport, the closest to Martigny.

Assembly point in MartignY

Café, bar "Le Terminus", opposite the station.

The transfer to the camp is organized.

Train schedule

You can check the train timetables for Martigny on the website:

End of Camp

On Saturday, return to Martigny station in the morning.


2nd Sunday of the camp from 9:30 a.m. (in all weathers)
Hut of the Rotary-Club, Saleinaz

Access by car is signposted from the entrance to the village of Praz-de-Fort. Car parking is recommended in the forest, along the road before arriving at the camp.

(The 'homemade' cakes are always very popular)


Cabane d'Orny (2nd week): +41 (0) 27 783 18 87
Trient cabin: +41 (0) 27 783 14 38


Swiss participants must have personal accident insurance, covering high mountain accidents and evacuation by helicopter.
Certificate to be presented on arrival.

Registration fee

Each participant is requested to pay, until May 31 at the latest, the amount of CHF 1200.- (Swiss francs)

  • Cantonal Bank of Valais, Av. de la Gare 20, 1920 Martigny

  • Rotary-Club Martigny account

  • IBAN: CH09 0076 5001 0236 5270 6 

  • Swift: BCVSCH2LXXX 


Don't forget pocket money!

Passport or identity card MANDATORY


It is imperative to be well equipped during your excursions in the mountains. You will find below the list of all the necessary equipment for your safety.


Material Check-list.PDF

It is important to have good and solidhigh mountain shoes with VIBRAM soles, allowing you to climb, move on snow and ice and attach crampons. it is not necessary to buy any as these shoes can be rented in Martigny with the help of the guides


Possible rental of climbing shoes, indicate the size when registering.

Participants with the following equipment can bring it

  • Harness, crampons, ice axe, hooks or other alpine equipment, helmet, climbing shoes

  • Camera

  • Alpine club membership card: SAC/CAS/OAV/DAV/CAF

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