European Tree Climbing Championship
The European Tree Climbing Championship (ETCC) provides a competitive but educational opportunity for working arborists in Europe to demonstrate and exchange new climbing techniques and equipment, as well as,safe work practices. The ETCC also increases the interaction between various firms, ISA European chapters and Associate Organizations and members, and provides positive public exposure for the profession in that region of the world. The event is managed by the European Tree Climbing Championship Operations Committee.
The winners of this event are sent to represent Europe at the International World Championship held prior to the ISA Annual Conference.
Date:September 7-8, 2013
Location: Strandbad, Thun, Switzerland
Hosted by:Swiss Arborist Association
Various hotels located nearby the event site. Camping is also on-site with space for campers, vehicles and/ or tents. Prices and details to be announced soon.
Getting to Strandbad Thun, Switzerland
Address: Strandbad: Strandbadweg 10, 3604 Thun, Switzerland
Travel by car: A1 Motorway to Berne, then follow signs to Interlaken, Thun (A6). Exit 17, Thun-Sud
Travel by plane, train, or public transport: From Zurich, Basel, or Geneva airports catch a train to Thun, then take public transport, bus No. 1, from main station to stop "Strandbad" (4 stops).