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The ISMC is responsible for everything related to International Ski Mountaineering competitions. Its main objectives are the regulation, promotion and development of this sport on an international basis. It encourages sports bonds and friendship among its members and their competitors and officials.
It is particularly responsible for everything related to international competition regulations and rules, and participation therein. It also decides which international Ski Mountaineering competitions are officially recognized by the ISMC-UIAA; awards grants on behalf the ISMC-UIAA, licenses and contracts to members and to other associations involved in the organization of official international competitions and related activities. The ISMC promotes and controls good sports practice and fights doping and any other procedure that may impede sporting equality. The ISMC applies the IOC Medical Code. This body for Ski Mountaineering respects the Olympic charter and develops this sport to become a possible program within the Olympic Games.
The ISMC is open to all member associations of the UIAA that are or intend to be actively engaged is Ski Mountaineering Competitions. The official languages are English and French.Download 2007-2008 ISMC Calendar
History of ski mountaineering
Ski Mountaineering news
Elbrus Race presents traditional and new events
The festival held from May 6 to 11 was only the second of its kind.
Disciplinary action pursued in Patrouille des Glaciers doping case
The UIAA is pursuing disciplinary proceedings against French Ski Mountaineering athlete Patrick Blanc, who tested positive after the 2008 Patrouille des Glaciers, the long distance teams’ world championship.
Ski-Mountaineering World Championships 2012 to Austria
At the recent Management Committee meeting, the ISMF announced changes to the rules and organisation of Ski-Mountaineering competitions. It was also decided that Schladming,