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International member events
We post information on this page about events organised by our members and other partners.
If your federation is organising an event and would like to invite mountaineers from all over the world, contact us and we will spread the word!
If you are under 30 years old, don't forget to check out the Global Youth Summit events for expeditions, treks, ski mountaineering and climbing camps etc.
Events in 2011
Begins on May 7, 2011
Where: Mount Elbrus
The World Series of the international Skyrunning Federation kicks off in Russia with a Vertical Kilometer® on Mount Elbrus in May before heading south to the Maratòn Alpina Zegama-Aizkorri in Spain’s Basque Country. The Skyrunning Federation became an official Observer of the UIAA in October 2010.
Additional information Skyrunning schedule
American Alpine Club - International Climbers' Meet
Sept 26 - Oct 1 , 2011
Where: Yosemite Valley
Participants must have some climbing experience but all abilities are welcome to apply. The goal is to host a diverse group of climbing abilities from a multitude of countries. New to this year’s event is participation of American Alpine Club members.
Cuentamontes - Literature and Photography Contest
Deadline for submissions: September 10, 2011
An organisation in Spain dedicated to promoting mountain culture has expanded its annual literature and photography contest from Spanish-only entries to English. Cuentamontes is affiliated with FEDME, the national mountaineering and climbing federation in Spain. The winning entries will be published in the 2011 Cuentamontes book, which is a collection of stories on mountain themes. First prize in the literature category is €500, and €150 in the photography category.
Additional information Contest details.