Mountaineering Ireland is currently looking to hire for two key posts - Chief Officer and Technical Training Officer. Please go the Mountaineering Ireland website for more details.
The use of supplemental oxygen will be removed from the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) list of prohibited methods as of January 1, 2010.
The UIAA Safety Commission has published the first-ever safety standard for braking devices. It lays out performance parameters and testing procedures for belaying and abseiling devices.
Conference "Mountains of the Mediterranean". October 2-4 in Pescasseroll, Italy.
Key themes such as a global agreement on ethics and best practices, a new initiative on mountain huts and the UIAA’s link to the Olympic Movement are expected to generate debate at the UIAA General Assembly (GA) in Porto, Portugal on October 10.
The Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) has changed the date and venue of its forthcoming climbing camp. It will now take place from October 5 to 25 in Rudugaira Bamak in the Gangotri region.