SAAS-FEE ERÖFFNET DIE 2018 UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR

Der Startschuss für die UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour in Partnerschaft mit The North Face Korea erfolgt diesen Freitag in der Schweiz. Eine Weltcup Veranstaltung vom 18.-20. Januar in den atemberaubenden Schweizer Alpen. Live Übertragung der Halb- und Finalrunden der Disziplinen Lead und Speed. Klicke hier für die...

SAAS-FEE OPENS 2018 UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR

Switzerland is the first stop on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour partnered by The North Face Korea. World Cup event in the sublime Swiss Alps from 18-20 January. Livestreaming of semi-finals and finals in lead and speed. Click here for German version “This is a location unlike any other...

A SIGNIFICANT DAY, A SIGNIFICANT YEAR

Monday marks International Mountain Day (IMD), an annual occasion since the United Nations General Assembly designated the 11 December an opportunity to ‘create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build alliances that will bring...

UIAA Newsletter, December 2017 now published

The UIAA Newsletter for December 2017 is now available to view. During the month of November, the UIAA played a leading role in mountain sustainability discussions at both the International Federation Forum in Lausanne and in Bonn during the 23rd United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) –...

APPRECIATING THE FULL PICTURE

The second in our series exploring a profound human passion for the mountains profiles Jason Williams, New Mexico-based mountain rescuer. Jason's skills and experience cover a wide range of mountain rescue sectors. He is a nationally-registered paramedic and obtained his Mountain Emergency Medicine and Rescue Diploma...

UIAA Newsletter, November 2017 now published

The UIAA Newsletter for November 2017 is now available to view. A full review of the 2017 UIAA General Assembly held in Shiraz, Iran on 21 October is available as part of this newsletter. During the GA, Mount Everest Biogas Project was confirmed as the fifth winner...

QUALITY CONTROL. ROBUSTNESS. SHARING BEST PRACTICES. THE BENEFITS OF UIAA TRAINING QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBER FEDERATIONS.

Training is a fundamental component of the UIAA’s commitment to mountain safety and advancing climbing and mountaineering skills worldwide. In fulfilling this mission, the UIAA has been active in the field of accrediting qualifications (today Mountain Qualification Labels) since 1993, when the original four standards were...