ALPINISM: Application as an Intangible Cultural World Heritage

The following information has been put forward by the Fédération française des clubs alpins et de montagne (FFCAM) and produced in collaboration with UIAA honorary member Claude Eckhardt. What? The UIAA supports the many facets that make up the mountaineering movement. Among them, alpinism is an activity with...

Review: 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships

The biennial UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships - the pinnacle event in the UIAA ice climbing season - was held from 4-5 February, 2017 in Champagny-en-Vanoise, France. Prevailing from a field of over 125 athletes from 26 countries were Russian athletes Pavel Batushev and Maria Tolokonina...

DOWN TO THE WIRE IN THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING LEAD WORLDS

NEWS FLASH: Woonseon Shin (KOR) and HeeYong Park (KOR) are the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Champions in lead. 72 men and 34 women started the lead competition on the famed ice structure of Champagny-en-Vanoise on Saturday. Only two would walk away from the French Alps...

New UIAA ice climbing world speed champions crowned

NEWS FLASH: Under the relentless snow of Champagny-en-Vanoise, France, Maria TOLOKONINA (RUS) and Pavel BATUSHEV (RUS) were crowned speed champions at the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships, partnered by The North Face Korea, on Sunday 5 February. Maria Tolokonina, 29, with climbs of 8.76 and 11.77...

UIAA – NEWSLETTER, JANUARY 2017. NOW PUBLISHED.

The January 2017 UIAA Newsletter is now available. The 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season concluded in Rabenstein, Italy last weekend. Champagny-en-Vanoise, France hosts the pinnacle event of the season - the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships - from 4-5 February. A fitting end to a...

Rabenstein. And the Winners Are…

Rabenstein, Italy hosted the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season from 28-29 January. Winners in Rabenstein were Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova in speed; and Korea's HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song in lead. The results also confirmed the overall winners of the...

Batushev and Feoktistova take Speed Golds in Rabenstein

Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova  won speed gold medals in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event in Rabenstein, Italy on Saturday 28 January. Batushev set a time of 9.23 seconds to finish ahead of Vladimir Kartashev who recorded a best time of 9.24. Bronze medal went to...

RABENSTEIN: FINAL VERDICTS IN 2017 UIAA ICE CLIMBING SEASON

This weekend marks the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season. Rabenstein, Italy hosts competitions in lead and speed on 28-29 January. Livestreaming will be available on the UIAA YouTube, Facebook and Twitter channels. Will the World Cup leaders become World Cup winners? The...