Welcome to the UIAA newsletter for December 19, 2011
Issue No. 49
The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation brings together millions of men, women and children joined by their passion for mountains.
RedFox becomes Ice Climbing Sponsor
RedFox Outdoor Equipment, a Russian sportwear and equipment company, has become a sponsor of the UIAA Ice Climbing program.
Global Youth Summit in Nepal
The village of Khumjung, Nepal, that lies nestled in the shadow of Mount Everest, was the newest venue for the UIAA's expanding series of Global Youth Summit events.
Indian Mountaineering Foundation
The Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) has chosen veteran mountaineer Colonel H.S. Chauhan to become president of India's apex mountaineering body.
International Mountain Day
The UIAA supported the celebration of 11 December 2011 as International Mountain Day by highlighting the work of the Mountain Protection Commission and the work being done to develop criteria to evaluate applications for the use of the Mountain Protection Label.
Designed by climbers for climbers
you see the UIAA label on a piece of 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