In order to allow young people to experience an authentic immersion in nature, in 23 protected areas between the Alps and the Carpathians, mountain guides, rangers or educators participated in the 6th edition of Youth at the Top. In total, 28 events were held between July 16th and the beginning of October, in 5 Alpine countries as well as in 2 Carpathian countries, Romania and Slovakia. Around 250 children and young people were able to go on a mountain hike with other peers, often bivouacking in tents or in a hut, along educational activities that allowed them to reconnect with nature and increase their awareness of sustainable development.
The press release for this year's event is now available. Scroll down to find it English, French, Italian, German and Slovenian.