The 13th European Cave Rescue Meeting is going to take place in Baredine Cave, Istria, Croatia from 14th to 17th November 2019.

Organized by Croatian Mountain Rescue Service – Cave Rescue Commission on behalf of the European Cave Rescue Association.

Please, fulfilled the registration form for the 13th European Cave Rescue Meeting.

Introduction

After the extraordinary big event last year we will have again a smaller but balanced framework for our meeting.

The program offers workshops on technical topics, passage widening, a diving exercise, medical aspects and last but not least a round table discussing the future of international collaboration.

Please visit also our website www.caverescue.eu or send us in case of any questions an email to info@caverescue.eu.

We are looking forward to meet you at the Baredine Jama

The Organizing Committee

Venue

Baredine Cave (Jama Baredine), a show cave in Istria, Croatia.

This is close the coastal town Poreč on the west shore of Istria.

Meeting Location: 3 meeting rooms.
Exercise Location: show cave inside venue, cave and canyon 3km distance from venue.

Map

Participation Fee

The participation fee is 50 EUR, payable at check in.

The participation fee includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner during the ECRA meeting. Drinks go at your own expense.

Registration

It is absolutely necessary to REGISTER AGAIN online.

Check in at the Meeting Office

Office time: Friday 8:00 – 9:00

Official Language

The official language of this event is English. Simultaneous translation is not available.

Presentations

All presentations must be offered in English.

Please Note:
The presentations shall be provided till 10th November to general-secretary@caverescue.eu.

Exercises

Technical Exercise

For those who, wants to be active is PSA required.

Diving Exercise

Joint diving exercise to make consensus about SOPs, if conditions are OK.

Round table about SOPs.

Presentation “Manipulation with dead person”.

Arrival (Airports)

National Airport Pula / Croatia

0:41 / 59 km

International Airport Zagreb / Croatia

2:56 / 272 km

International Airport Trieste / Italy

1:31 / 113 km

Smaller international airport

(A transfer from there can easily be arranged, several rescuers are from Trieste. Short distance to the venue)

International Airport Venice / Italy

2:39 / 224 km

Big international airport

(a pickup from there can easily be arranged for 14th of November. Several Italian rescuers will pass Venice on their way to the venue.)

Pickup Service

Is provided. Contact the Helpdesk.

Helpdesk

If a transfer from the airports is needed, please send an e-mail with the flight data (flight number, arrival time, departure time).

11th – 17th November

In case of further questions around the transport following phone numbers can be reached:

Teo BARIŠIĆ, phone: +385 98 853694, e-mail: teobarisic@gmail.com

Aida BARIŠIĆ, phone: +385 98 445502, e-mail: barisicaida@gmail.com

Accommodation

Galleries inside venue will be with field beds. Please bring your own sleeping bag and underlay/foam pads.

An area for tents is also available. Please bring your own camping equipment.

In nearby village is good possibility to rent apartment, we are in touristic area, now touristic season is over, rooms and apartments are empty. Information can be offered at reception desk and sort in an hour.

Meals

The participants will use the restaurant of the venue (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Letter of Invitation

If needed, the participants can request a letter of Invitation by e-mail: info@caverescue.eu.

Visa

Please consult the Croatian Embassy in your country if in doubt.

Security Warnings

No specific warning for Croatia. Public safety in Croatia is very high.

Currency

Croatian Kuna (HRK)

European Central Bank: EUR 1 = 7.4138 HRK (25th October 2019)

Currency Converter: 1 EUR = 7.4528 HRK   (25th October 2019)

Pre-Meeting

Wednesday, 13th November

PM-1

National Park Brijuni

9:00 – 20.00; Departure from Baredine Cave

https://www.np-brijuni.hr/en

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brijuni

Thursday, 14th November

PM-21

Cave Piskavica, Pazin, Pazincica abyss, Roč

9:00 – 20.00; Departure from Baredine Cave

Cave Piskavica

is a 1 km long, hoizontal cave in sandstone, no special equipment required

Pazin

Pazin Abyss (Pazincica abyss)

Its entrance is under a 200 m high rock. Its interior hides two lakes, which are mutually connected.

Roč

is the smallest town in the world

OR

PM-22

Ponor Rašpor (Abbys Raspor)

9:00 – 20.00; Departure from Baredine Cave

-361 m deep, 1106 m length. At the entrance is a 200 m pitch. Excellent SRT knowledge is necessary and excellent physical condition.

In case of raining, the tour will be cancelled for security reasons.

General Information around the Pre-Meeting

Booking

Booking for the tours is possible together with the online registration for the meeting or afterwards via e-mail to Teo BARIŠIĆ (teobarisic@gmail.com). Please name the tour-ID, e.g. PM-1.

Departure

The tours start from the venue Baredine Cave.

Meals

The participants will use the restaurant of the venue at their own expense (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Accommodation

Same possibilities as for the main meeting, at your own expense.

Expenses for the tours

Actually not available.

Organizing committee

Marko RAKOVAC
Chairman of Cave rescue commission of Croatian mountain rescue service. Responsible for the organization within the host country

Josip GRANIĆ
Chairman of Croatian mountain rescue service. Responsible for the organization within the host country

Silvijo LEGOVIĆ
Owner of Baredine cave

Dinko NOVOSEL
President of ECRA, Croatian Mountain Rescue Service / HGSS, Croatia

Alberto UBERTINO
Vice President of ECRA, The National Alpine Cliff and Cave Rescue Corps / CNSAS, Italy

Kurt DENNSTEDT
General Secretary of ECRA, Austrian Cave Rescue Association / ÖHR, Austria

Giuseppe CONTI
Chairperson of Technical commission, National Alpine Cliff and Cave Rescue Corps / CNSAS, Italy

Lana DONLAGIC
Chairperson of Medical commission, Croatian Mountain Rescue Service / HGSS, Croatia

Robert ANZIC
Chairperson of Cave-diving commission, Cave Rescue Service of Slovenia / JRS, Slovenia

Antoniya VLAYKOVA
Responsible for ECRA web visibility, Cave Rescue Bulgaria / CRB, Bulgaria

Contacts

Dinko NOVOSEL, President
E-mail: president@caverescue.eu
Phone: +385 91 517 94 31

Alberto UBERTINO, Vice President
E-mail: vice-president@caverescue.eu
Phone: +39 335 600 90 58

Kurt DENNSTEDT, general Secretary
E-mail: general-secretary@caverescue.eu
Phone: +43 680 230 00 25

Teo BARIŠIĆ, Responsible in Croatia
E-mail: teobarisic@gmail.com
Phone:  +385 98 853694

Ulrich NÄGELI, Secretary of Medical Commission
E-mail: Ulrich.R.Naegeli@hin.ch
Phone:  +41 79 693 17 27

13th European Cave Rescue Meeting – Third Circular
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