Welcome to the UIAA newsletter for March 18, 2012
Issue No. 52
The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation brings together millions of men, women and children joined by their passion for mountains.
An opportunity for sandstone climbing in the Czech Republic
Sandstone climbing aficionados should take note that 31 March 2012 is the deadline for applying for a subsidized week long opportunity to climb in Adrspach, one of the most famous sandstone climbing areas in the Czech Republic ...
UIAA World Cup tour ends with new world champions
The 2012 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup tour which spanned five countries ended on 10 March with Italy's Angelika Rainer and Russia's Maxim Tomilov winning their first overall World Cup titles in the Lead discipline ...
Updated list of UIAA approved mountain medicine diploma courses
The UIAA Medical Commission has updated its list of approved mountain medicine diploma courses. More than 3500 doctors, nurses and paramedics have been trained in these courses up to now ...
UIAA led study profiles ice climbers
A UIAA led anthropometric study of the physical profile of competitive ice climbers is a valuable and necessary baseline for the sport as its popularity grows, says one of its authors Dr. Nenad Dickic, president of the UIAA Anti-Doping Commission ...
Advisory note issued for Newton harness
Petzl has issued an advisory note about its Newton harness after improperly positioned safety stitching was found on one of the loops
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20 different categories of safety equipment.
UIAA Safety labels
30 Mar 2012 to 06 Apr 2012
Access Commission Meeting
20 Apr 2012 to 22 Apr 2012
Mountaineering Commission and Working Groups
Novi Sad, Serbia
28 Apr 2012
Mountain Protection Commission meeting
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
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