What is Trekking Union of Kyrgyzstan?
Objectives of the Union
1. The Union popularizes the active leisure in the mountains and development of the inbound mountain tourism.
2. Propaganda of active leisure among the population of Kyrgyzstan and creation of necessary conditions for it.
The target group of the Union is the people of Kyrgyzstan and foreigners, who are resident in Kyrgyzstan. The main emphasis is made to the youth in order they to have careful regardful attitude to the native country and active leisure in the open air, and healthy life of nation.
Tasks of the Union
- Development and promotion of outdoor activities, such as horseback riding, Windsurfing, rafting, mountain Biking and climbing
- Conducting seminars on cross-country skiing, elementary tourism training and first aid in the mountains
- Regular Hiking in the mountains during the summer and winter
- Participation in public activities and campaigns aimed at promotion and popularization of active rest
- Development of new trekking routes
- Efforts to organize a joint informal presentations and meetings, related to the subject “recreation and tourism”.
- Collect information and ideas of young people for active Hiking and leisure activities.
- Organizing and conducting summer camp in the mountains for young people.
- Organizing and conducting in conjunction with youth Hiking tours in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan.
- Involvement of students in practical work (internship) and the organization of joint sessions in schools.
- Conduct workshops on tourism and training for mountain guides, with the involvement of practitioners from the tourism companies of Kyrgyzstan and Norwegian specialists.
- Participation in the annual turnage and Alpiniad in Bishkek with involvement of youth from other cities and regions of Kyrgyzstan.
- Delivery of equipment for mountain hikes in rent through collection centres of the rent equipment in the cities of Bishkek and Karakol.
- Organization of the “mountain houses” where you can stay during mountain trekking or conduct workshops