Discover bouldering in Fontainebleau

An opportunity for young climbers to discover bouldering in the spring of 2018. Since 2012, the Camp4 Bleau Club of the Fédération Française des Clubs Alpins et de Montagne (FFCAM) has organised an annual event for young climbers on the forest boulders : Camp4 Bleau. In 2018, from the evening of...

2018 International Youth Ice Climbing Camp in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes

Registration is now open for the first youth ice climbing camp in 2018. The main goal of this youth ice climbing camp is to learn practicing many forms of ice climbing, one pitch, or routes with many pitches. Dates: 18- 24 February 2018 Location: In Guillestre, near Briançon in south...

A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG ICE CLIMBERS

In collaboration with the UIAA, the Russian Mountaineering Federation is organizing a training camp for young competition ice climbers in Kirov, Russia this year. These camps, led by  expert officials and coaches, have proved very popular in the past with a number of national teams and...

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REVIEW: INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP, ARIÈGE (FRANCE)

Between 8-13 July, 2017 in Ariège, a department in the Occitanie region of southwestern France, played host to one of this summer’s UIAA International Youth Climbing Camps. The meet comprised an enthusiastic group of youngsters from 10-14 years of age, of differing levels of climbing background. Their...

3rd Iran Climbing International Summer Camp

Application is now open for the UIAA Global Youth Summit (GYS) event taking place on Mount Damavand (5671m) and Mount Alam kuh (4848m), Iran from 7-19 July. Introduction and philosophy: As a result of the collaboration between the UIAA and the I.R Iran Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Federation (IMSCF), this is...

Establishing a Clear Pathway

The Baroque city of Turin – the first capital of Italy – provided the setting for a recent meeting of the UIAA Youth Commission (YC). The meeting marked the start of a new era for the Commission for whom Mark Dennison (BMC, UK) was recently...

REPORT: UIAA ICE CLIMBING YOUTH CAMP, GUILLESTRE (FRANCE)

The annual UIAA Global Youth Series ice climbing camp in Guillestre, France was held from 5-11 February, 2017. The camp comprised: Instructor training for eight adults Youth UIAA camp, 6 youngsters Camp for youngsters from the Club Alpine Français, Toulouse, 8 youngsters (12-17 years) Camp for...

GYS Report: Ice Climbing Camp, Dolomites

The second Ice Climbing Camp for the 2017 UIAA Global Youth Summit took place in the Dolomites from 9-13 February, 2017. The logistic base of the event was the Sasso di Stria Hotel, Piani di Falzarego, minutes below the pass of the same name. There...

Youth ice climbers come to the fore

Champagny-en-Vanoise in the French Alps witnessed the closing act of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season from 10-11 February. After five World Cup events on three continents and the biennial World Championships at the same venue last weekend, it was the turn of the youth athletes...