Club News

The Meroni Prize Oliviero Bellinzani

Meroni 1Il Meroni award, Promoted by the Alpine School and Ski touring "Silvio Saglio"CAI-SEM of Milan and the Lombardy Regional of CAI Alpine School with the SEM CRUSM contribution and the University of Milan and the patronage of the Area Councils 1 7 and the City of Milan, is an important recognition that it is given annually to those who have distinguished themselves for having completed initiatives related to the mountain for the culture, environment, mountaineering, solidarity.

This year the award for Mountaineering category was awarded to Bellinzani OlivieroThat in 2013 he was proclaimed an honorary associate unanimous vote of the Club 4000, for great determination and strength of will with which he had been able to overcome their disability. The audience award went to David Vitale (category Solidarity).

During the awards ceremony, which was held last November 28 in Milan, the activities carried out by the winners and exposed the motives of the jury for the selection of the winners were presented. Representing the Club 4000 was present Luke Calzone, which delivered to Bellinzani The Calendar 2015 Club.

We warmly congratulate the friend Oliviero for this well-deserved recognition.

(FM - November 2014)

Next evening with Franz Rota Nodari

ROTANODARI CalendarioSerate2014-2015Francis (Franz) Rota Nodari announces that it has scheduled, in 2014-2015 season, a series of presentation evenings of his mountaineering and glaciological activities, as reported in playbill next to. The theme of the presentation is "sometimes 82 4000 - 10 years of high-flying" supplemented by some observations on "emotions Climate change: the 4000 Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow."

The first evening, organized by the CAI Trescore Valcavallina, will be held on Friday 21 November 2014 at 21 at the Cineteatro Nuovo in Trescore (BG). You can consult the relevant poster by clicking here.

Anyone wishing to deepen their knowledge of the speaker can refer to information Franz has made available on this website.

(FM - November 2014)

Raffaele Morandini Azzurro of Italy

Morandini Blue dItaliaAfter the Golden Palm at the Technical Merit CONI another prize was awarded to our member Raffaele Morandini. The dell'ANAOAI National Executive Council (National Association of Olympic Athletes and Azzurri of Italy) by unanimous decision appointed him 'motu proprio' Honorary Member. It is a very rare event, which is only adopted in respect of the athletes who have brought Italian sport to the forefront in the international field.


We congratulate Raffaele Morandini for the prestigious title of "blue of Italy" which can now boast, although not involved in the Olympics, which also indirectly gives prestige to 4000 Club. The Azzurri of Italy are indeed the elite athletes of our country in all areas of sport, from athletics to skiing, from football to cycling.

(FM - November 2014)

Annual Meeting and 2014 social dinner

Saturday November 22 2014, 18,30 hours

The regular annual meeting of the Club 4000 be held in Turin, at the Congress Center of the CAI Monte dei Cappuccini, Ascent CAI Torino 12 (formerly Garden Street), beginning at 18.30 hours.

The meeting will show the photographs sent by the shareholders to realize the traditional calendar 2015, which will be available for purchase at the price heavily discounted. You can also buy the book "All 4000 - The thin air of high altitude" and other gadgets Club.

Starting at 16 18 and until it will be possible for registered participants, free of charge to visit the National Mountain Museum.

20.30 to follow the traditional


at the Restaurant of the same Meetings Center.
The cost will be € 35,00 all inclusive. Please point out any special dietary requirements when booking, to be made by 15 days in November one of the following addresses:

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CAI Torino, Via Barbaroux 1 - 10122 Torino - tel. 011 546031

For members who need to stay overnight in Turin remember that it may be difficult to find accommodation in that period. We invite you to book early.
We entered into a discounted agreement with the hotel

Via Principe Amedeo 21 - Torino
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Single room: € 67,00
Double room: € 95,00

breakfast and wi-fi included. The price will be added to the city tax, equal to 2,80 € per person per day.

The hotel reservation must be made directly by the members concerned by phone or e-mail (not online), referring to the agreement signed with the Club 4000.

A wide selection of hotels on

We hope many of you will come!

(FM - October 2014)

Still available 2015 Calendar

2015 Cover

cardboard 2015

It is still available 2015 calendar. These can be purchased at the price of 10 € for CAI members (15 € for non-members) at the CAI Turin headquarters in via Barbaroux 1 and Monte dei Cappuccini; the calendar is also on sale at the Mountain Bookshop. Those who live outside Turin can request it from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Adding postage (10 € up to 3 calendars, 15 From € 4 10 to calendars; abroad 15 € for a copy). For the method of payment v. "Publications and gadgets".

As usual, the calendar was created with photographs taken by the Club members during their recent ascents in the Alps and 4000 comes with graphics reminiscent of years gone by.