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Founded in 1932, the UIAA is the international federation for climbing and mountaineering. The UIAA represents the interests of over three million climbers and mountaineers from member federations on all six continents. The UIAA has been recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 1995.

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UIAA @UIAAmountains RT @Skyrunning_com: Registration has opened for @Transvulcania 2020, #SONSoftheVOLCANOES‼️👇Time to sign up for some volcano #skyrunning act… 2 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Important information for gap-year/charity expeditions. How to check the quality of a commercially-organised trek.… 2 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Calling all applicants for the 2019 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. Still a few weeks to apply. - Raise the profile… 4 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains RT @UNmountains: Today is the International Day for Biological Diversity! This year's theme is... 🐞Our Biodiversity, 🌽Our Food, 🏥 Our Hea… 5 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains A review of this year’s Mountain Protection commission meeting took place in Baku, Azerbaijan. Discussion points in… 5 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains The UIAA is sharing details of two recent safety notifications from gear manufacturers. 6 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Expertly hosted by the Malta Climbing Club, the UIAA Spring Meetings provided an opportunity for close collaboratio… 1 week ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Application is currently open for summer UIAA Global Youth events in France, Iran and Georgia. A great way for youn… 2 weeks ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Download the UIAA MedCom's groundbreaking paper - Recommendations for Mountaineers, Hillwalkers, Trekkers and Rock… 2 weeks ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains How to belay with weight difference. The latest in our series of safety videos produced in collaboration with the… 2 weeks ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains The Rise of Climbing and the Hidden Cost of Fame 2 weeks ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains 13 events, 10 countries, 187 athletes, 29 nations, 4 million video views. A full review of the 2018-2019 UIAA Ice C… 2 weeks ago
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