WILD 10 and Trail to Salamanca

W 10 LogoOn 4-10 October this year, a big event – The 10th World Wilderness Congress, WILD10 (www.wild10.org) – will take place – in Salamanca, Spain, organized by the US-based “The WILD Foundation” and scores of global collaborators

The Patron of WILD10 is Queen Sofia of Spain, and many other celebrities – such as Vincente del Bosque, the coach of the Spanish National Football Team – support the event.


  • More than 2’000 participants from all over the world will participate, including tribal leaders – Bush Men from Kalahari, Aborigines from Australia, Indians from Amazon, and Inuits from Canada. Through the web, more 100’000 will participate daily, on-line.
  • The theme is to “Make the World a Wilder Place”.
  • To celebrate it, a long hike called Trail to Salamanca has been launched on June 1 with a start in Geneva. You can follow Geoff Dalglish, who will report on his journey to Salamanca here