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Basic Guidelines On How To Behave In The Event Of An Accident

BASIC GUIDELINES ON HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT

  • Stay calm and do not act impulsively, try to evaluate the particular situation
  • Evaluate the general situation (environment) and the specific situation (the accident). Try to identify actual and possible dangers.
  • Immediately adopt measures to avoid and prevent further risks.
  • Request help by immediately calling 140 in Austria, or 118 in Italy. The European freephone emergency number is 112, which puts you through directly to the nearest police headquarters.

What to say when you call 140 in Austria and 118 in Italy

  • Supply precise information about the injured person/s (name, surname, residence) and the telephone number from which you are calling, if possible.
  • Give details on the location of the accident or visual references that can help identify the spot easily, such as: mountain group, side, path, via ferrata, valley, channel, ledge, rest, crest, gully, etc... Give a brief summary of the accident stating the time at which it happened.
  • Specify the number of injured and their condition.
  • Describe the weather conditions, especially visibility. Highlight any obstacles in the area with particular reference to power lines and cables, chair-lifts and ski-lifts and any other overhanging cables that could get in the way.
  • Give any other information that could aid the operation (peo- ple present, particular obstacles or difficulties etc.)
  • Explain precisely how to reach the place where the accident happened, or where the injured person is.
  • Indicate the presence of other people on the spot who witnes- sed the accident, and in particular, if they are able to help.
  • Search interventions for missing or lost persons
  • Specify date and time of departure.
  • Describe the method of transport used to reach the spot (if car, specify number plate, model, colour, appearance, characteristics etc.). Indicate destination and chosen route and/or probable or possible fixed objectives (hill walking, ferrata, climbing etc.). Give the number of walking or climbing companions and their hill-walking or mountaineering abilities and experience. Describe clothing (paying particular attention to colour) and materials and food supplies carried.
  • Inform of any psychological, physical, family or social problems.
  • Communicate information already given to other bodies and/ or organisations.
  • Supply any other useful information regarding the subject(s), location and general environmental conditions.

Interventions in case of avalanche

  • As for previous points 1 and 2.
  • Give the exact or presumed number of people swept away and the exact or presumed number of people buried.
  • Specify the brand and model of apparatus used for searching the persons swept away by the avalanche.
  • Identify the presence of any witnesses able to give an exact account of what happened:
  • If a visual-auditory- apparatus search has been carried out:
  • Provide a brief description of the avalanche (size and characteristics) and the exact point where the people were swept away
  • and/or disappeared (right, left, above, below etc.);
  • objects already extracted and their position, as for previous
  • point above.

other information and particulars that can help the intervention.

Guide to Adventure Parks in Italy

ADVENTURE PARKS IN ITALY

Adventure Parks in Italy

Adventure Parks (Parco Avventura) are becoming more common throughout Italy.  These High Ropes course are modeled after those found in the US educational programs.  Most of the Adventure Parks are built for kids but there are a few larger courses that adults can enjoy as well. 

ADVENTURE PARKS IN ITALY

  • ropark Laghetto Roana(VI)
  • Indianapark Ischia (NA)
  • La Borna Du Jouas (AO)
  • Parco Avventura Veglio (BI)
  • Parco Alberando (TO)
  • Anthares World (TO)
  • Kronaction (BZ)
  • Parco Cerwood (RE)
  • Parco Avventura Sella Nevea (UD)
  • Skypark (RN)
  • Boscopark (VR)
  • Parco Avventura Punta Ala (GR)
  • Orme nel parco (CZ)
  • Parco Avventura Madonie (PA)
  • Parco Avventura Val di  Vara (SP)
  • Parco Avventura Pollino (PZ)
  • Larix Park (SO)
  • Selva del Buffardello (LU)
  • Il Giardino Sospeso (LI)
  • Team Adventure (TO)
  • Prati di Tivo Park Adventure (TE)
  • Trejaadventure.it (RM)
  • Indianapark Terme della Fratta  (FC)
  • Etnavventura (CT)
  • Silavventura (CS)
  • Parco Avventura Etna (CT)
  • Parco sospeso (BG)
  • Cerviavventura (RA) 
  • Busatte Adventure (TN)
  • Dolomiti Adventure Park (UD)
  • Parco Avventura Bergamo (BG)
  • Tre Cime Adventure Park (BL)
  • Flyemotion (SO)
  • Adrenalina Verde (VV)
  • Adventure Park Cimone (MO)
  • Parco avventura Majagreen (PE)
  • Parco avventura Varallo (VC)
  • Parco avventura Koala Park  (CA)
  • Parco Sibari Avventura (CS)
  • Indianapark Castellana Grotte
  • Family Adventure Polsa (TN)
  • Acropark Rio Centa (TN)
  • Parco Avventura Salice Terme (PV) 
  • Parco Avventura Tre Querce (TO)
  • Montirossi Entna Adventure Park (CT)
  • Parco Avventura Falcare (FG)
  • Parco Avventura Bosco Alcamo (PA) 
  • Parco Avventura Solleone (SV)
  • Parco del Colonnello (RM)
  • Parco Avventura Rescaldina (MI)
  • Indianapark Amiata (GR)
  • Accademia dell’ avventura (RM)
  • Parco avventura Pozzillo Avventura (EN)
  • Parco avventura Il Barone Rampante (PG)
  • Parco avventura Fosdinovo (MS)
  • Ecocampus Casaboli (PA)
  • Parco Avventura Ca’ di Gianni (FC)
  • Breg Adventure Park (TN)
  • Parco Avventura Le Ragnatele (SS)
  • Forestavventura (RE)
  • Indianapark Latina (LT)
  • Parco avventura Domobianca (VB)
  • Parco avventura Riva dei Tarquini (VT)

Guide to Outdoor Recreation in Italy

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Adventure Activities In Italy

What Activities Can You Do In Italy

As well as being stunningly beautiful, Italy's landscape in also incredibly diverse. Italy has everything an active traveler could want; from snow-capped mountain peaks to endless sandy beaches.  The unique landscape of Italy makes a wide range of outdoor activities possible, all year round. You can literally do every kind of outdoors sport imaginable here including: bike touring, mountain biking, rock climbing, golf, walking, skiing, diving, bouldering, windsurfing and sailing.  When you combine the great Active Vacation options with the food and wine, and history Italy becomes one of the best travel destinations in the world.  If you are traveling with a group, as a couple or individual there are Outdoor Recreation options for all skill and fitness levels.  And a plus is that once one partner in the group gets tried that are plenty of things to keep them busy while you do a few extra turns, laps, or exploring.

Outdoors Italy Guide

Horseback Riding in Italy

HORSEBACK RIDING IN ITALY

Horseback Riding Italy

In the last few years that has been an increase in Horseback Riding tours in Italy.  Most the horseback riding done in Italy on equestria saddle, but trail rides have started to become more popular.  There are several great trail riding in the Italian Dolomites, Alps, Tuscany Region, and near some of the more popular travel destinations.

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