Welcome to the UIAA newsletter for April 18, 2012
Issue No. 53
The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation brings together millions of men, women and children joined by their passion for mountains.
Grivel to become sponsor of the UIAA
Grivel, one of the world's leading mountaineering equipment manufacturers, has become one of the sponsors of the UIAA ...
Access Commission meets in Chile
Public access to a proposed conservation area in the Rio De Olivares for the 5 million inhabitants of Santiago and the controversial HydroAysen hydroelectric project were among the issues tackled by the Access Commission of the UIAA in a meeting held in Chile earlier this month ...
Mountain medicine course in Greece
The Athens University School of Medicine is organizing an advanced course in mountain medicine between 25 May and 27 May, 2012. UIAA Medical Commission president Dr David Hillebrandt said: "Not only does the programme look academically excellent but it is a great opportunity to stay a few days extra and enjoy some warm sunny Greek rock to ensure we all keep in touch with why we enjoy the mountains."
UIAA and Petzl Foundation host joint training program in Nepal
Steve Long, chair of the UIAA's Training Standards Working Group of the Mountaineering Commission, was in Nepal last September and again in early 2012 as part of a joint UIAA - Petzl Foundation program to train trek leaders ...
Global Youth Summit events in Italy, Russia and France
The Youth Commission is one of the UIAA's most active commissions. Be sure to check out the various youth camps being organized by UIAA member federations of Italy, Ukraine and France this summer. Visit our Global Youth Summit page ...
American Alpine Club to host October climbers' meet in Yosemite Valley
The American Alpine Club is hosting its annual International Climbers' Meet (ICM) and is inviting UIAA members to attend the annual event being held the week of Oct 8 - October 13, 2012 in Yosemite Valley ...
Designed by climbers for climbers
When you see the UIAA label on mountaineering equipment, you know that it is up to the highest international standards for safety. We have standards for 20 different categories of safety equipment.
UIAA Safety labels
20 Apr 2012 to 22 Apr 2012
Mountaineering Commission and Working Groups
Novi Sad, Serbia
11 May 2012 to 12 May 2012
Management Committee meeting
07 Jul 2012 to 12 Jul 2012
International Youth Climbing Camp
Ariège, South of France
08 Jul 2012 to 02 Aug 2012
Festival Europe - Asia 2012
09 Jul 2012 to 20 Jul 2012
Expedition in Mount Elbrus
24 Jul 2012 to 31 Jul 2012
See full calendar