Recovery of old roads and dry stone building in an unusual valley in Pyrenees
Description: This year, the Vall de Siarb shelter will host a camp on territorial conservation. The group of participants will collaborate in the cleaning and recontruction of the old rural roads of the valley, collaborating with the Road Museum project that was created by the entity. Participants will be able to enjoy a unique natural environment in the valley of the High Pyrenees.
Type of Work: We will be working on restoring and improving old roads: cleaning paths, rebuilding dry stone walls, placing stones and improving trail marks with paint. We will spend the working hours (4 hours/day) in nature, surrounded by forests, fields, etc. The work is mostly manual and physical.
Study Theme: Getting to know the territory, construction techniques of dry stone walls, problems of tourism in the area, guide to birds and plants of the Vall de Siarb.
Accommodation: You will sleep in common rooms with bunk beds. There are gonna be spaces for you to store your stuff. You also will have two bathrooms and showers with warm water.
Requirements: Specific knowledge on the subject is not necessary, but it is recommended to have an interest in the recovery of the heritage, nature and the discovery of new areas. Hiking lovers welcome!
Approximate Location: Refugi Vall de Siarb, Vall de Siarb
Notes: IMPORTANT Additional Fee: In 2023 many SCI workcamps will have an additional fee of €50.00.
If you apply through an SCI branch the fee will be included in the fee you pay to your sending branch. If you apply through a partner organisation you will have to pay the fee on arrival at the project; direct to the hosting branch or through different payment platforms. When accepted on the project the host branch will give you more details of the various payment options.