The UIAA - International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation is looking for an Office Manager for its headquarters located in Bern, Switzerland.
The successful candidate will report to the Executive Board and be responsible for the overall management of the UIAA activities, work with the Management Committee and various commissions, lead and coordinate office staff.
The French Alpine Club (FFCAM) wants mountaineers worldwide to know that while final approvals are pending for the new Goûter Hut on Mont Blanc (which has not yet opened), online reservation for the old hut is available.
After conquering all fourteen 8000 metre peaks around the world without oxygen, Kazakh mountaineer Maxut Zhumayev has given himself a new goal, a new Everest - the setting up of the Kazakh Alpine Club.
As Nepal and the Khumbu gets ready to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest, a new paper by UIAA Mountain Protection Commission member Rodney Garrard provides a timely snapshot of change, as perceived by locals.
The UIAA Youth Commission has entered into a partnership with the National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) to help UIAA federations and climbing wall operators who are setting up programmes for young climbers.
The American Alpine Club is hosting its annual International Climbers’ Meet (ICM), We would like to extend an invitation to all UIAA members to participate in this annual event to be held the week of Oct 7 - October 12, 2013 in Yosemite Valley.