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  • SEASONAL VERDICTS CONFIRMED IN SAAS-FEE

    Saas-Fee, Switzerland witnessed an exciting deciding round of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research. Gold medal w...

  • INFORMATION ON CLIMBING EQUIPMENT RECALLS

    The UIAA Safety Label team has been informed about two recent product recalls. They concern: DMM Climbing: DMM Nexus swivel body recall for inspection...

  • Outdoor Research Ice Climbing Challenge

    Show off your ice climbing skills and win an Outdoor Research jacket The name of the game is to navigate the OR climber as he makes his way up the ice...

  • BMC GUIDE TO BOLTING

    The UIAA is sharing a guide produced by one of its member associations, the British Mountaineering Council. The BMC’s bolt advice come in two p...

  • THE UIAA ON THE DEVASTATING AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES

    The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – would like to extend its sympathy to all those affected by the devastating and u...

  • ICE CLIMBING: EXPERIENCE TO THE FORE IN CHEONGSONG

    If the opening round of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research, heralded the rise of a new generation, round 2 of ...

  • MEDCOM: CONTRACEPTION AND PERIOD CONTROL AT ALTITUDE

    The UIAA’s latest extract from its Medical Commission’s high-altitude advice papers focuses on contraception and period control at altitud...

  • HONOURED ON TWO CONTINENTS: LLOYD GALLAGHER

    Lloyd “Kiwi” Gallagher was recently granted Honorary Membership of the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC). Lloyd made many ascents in New Zeal...

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