Bariloche, 6 September 2018.-At the official presentation of the XXII World Ski Patrol Congress FIPS 2019, AADIDESS and Catedral Alta Patagonia carried out an event at Catedral Hill today that brought together members of the ski patrol community, entrepeneurs and local authorities. The main goal was to tell everyone what this important international congress of ski patrols will be about considering that Catedral Hill and Bariloche, will host it for the first time.

Infraestructure, Argentine ski patrols committment and excellence, and the natural beauty that the town boasts were the keys for Catedral Hill-Bariloche to be chosen last January among other important destinations in the world. AADIDESS experience in the organization of other international events of the kind was also taken into account.

The XXII World Ski Patrol Congress FIPS 2019 will take place from 7 to 14 September 2019 at Catedral Hill. It will bring together more than two hundred ski patrols from twenty countries and will offer a wide range of workshops, conferences, presentations and group work about the different issues of their job. It will be a unique opportunity to learn from one another. In previous years, the venues were USA, Canada, Japan, Australia, Sweden, Scotland, France, South Korea and Russia, among other ones.

“We are very proud to be the organizers of the next World Ski Patrol Congress, and we feel committed to show to our colleagues from all over the world the great work of excellence that ski patrols perform in our country”, said Martín Bacer, AADIDESS President.

On her behalf, Helga Salvatelli, the General Coordinator of Catedral Alta Patagonia, stated the importance of having been chosen as a venue, pointing out that “Catedral Alta Patagonia will offer the best resources available at Catedral Hill for this kind of event, and will support this chance to improve their services, in this opportunity in training issues related to ski patrols”

At the presentation, Jorge Taricco, Daniel Taccone and Ariel Grun were present. Jorge Taricco is the Head of EASP (Escuela Argentina de Seguridad en Pista) and will be in charge of the technical issues of the Congress. Daniel Taccone is the General Manager of Hotel Club Catedral, where the conferences will be held. Ariel Grun is the Director of Hub Travel, and he will be responsible for enrollments and itineraries of foreign attendants.

The organization of the event is supported by several local companies and institutions, such as Scandinavian, Samsara, Lombok, Punta Princesa, Café Las Terrazas and Bariloche White, among other ones.

For further information about the XXII World Ski Patrol Congress FIPS 2019, visit or write to

  Press release XXII World Ski Patrol Congress FIPS 2019 2018/09/06 (70.2 KiB, 1,368 hits)


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