INFORMATION ABOUT THE CLUB AND HOW TO JOIN IT
Club4000 was founded in 1993 by Luciano Ratto and Franco Bianco (see "Rivista del CAI", November-December 1993) with the aim to serve as a reference guide and meeting point for all "collectors" of summits higher than 4000 meters, useful to exchange information, documents, and experiences on the 4000's of the Alps.
At present Club4000 is a Group of Club Alpino Italiano, Section of Torino, according to specific Club Rules. Further information may be found in the letter sent to all members and in the Bullettin of CAI Torino "Monti e Valli".
To join the Club, mountaineers must have climbed at least 30 summits (originally 50...) out of the 82 reported in the official list recognized by 'U.I.A.A.
The request for joining must contain the following data:
- First name and name
- Date of birth
- Address and telephone number
- E-mail address, when available (if it should not appear on the Web site, please state it explicitly)
- List of the 4000's climbed, out of the official list of the UIAA, reporting date, climbed route and, possibly, the name of climbing partner(s)
- Date of the last 4000 climbed for the first time
- Any Notes: possible presentation by a Club4000 member, by a member of CAAI or by the President of the section of alpine club of membership.
The request for joining implies the acceptance that all the data may be published on the Club4000 Website(s).