Discover bouldering in Fontainebleau

An opportunity for young climbers to discover bouldering in the spring of 2018. Since 2012, the Camp4 Bleau Club of the Fédération Française des Clubs Alpins et de Montagne (FFCAM) has organised an annual event for young climbers on the forest boulders : Camp4 Bleau. In 2018, from the evening of...

2018 International Youth Ice Climbing Camp in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes

Registration is now open for the first youth ice climbing camp in 2018. The main goal of this youth ice climbing camp is to learn practicing many forms of ice climbing, one pitch, or routes with many pitches. Dates: 18- 24 February 2018 Location: In Guillestre, near Briançon in south...

UIAA Newsletter, November 2017 now published

The UIAA Newsletter for November 2017 is now available to view. A full review of the 2017 UIAA General Assembly held in Shiraz, Iran on 21 October is available as part of this newsletter. During the GA, Mount Everest Biogas Project was confirmed as the fifth winner...

Registration open for 2018 UIAA Ice Climbing season

UIAA member federations are informed that registration is now open for the the 2018 UIAA Ice Climbing season. Access details and information related to registering athletes and applying for their mandatory annual competition licence have been sent to member federations by email.  The link to access the registration...

Fred Beckey, a unique mountaineer

The UIAA is saddened to hear about the passing of legendary mountaineer and rock climber Fred Beckey, who died on 30 October at the age of 94. Among his notable achievements, Beckey is credited with more first ascents of North American peaks than any other...