UIAA Newsletter, March 2018, now published

The UIAA Newsletter for March 2018 is now available to view. Hosted by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), March's UIAA Management Committee meetings provided a chance for delegates and Commission Presidents to reconvene and discuss the UIAA's progress following on from October's General Assembly. The meetings concluded...

2018 UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD OPENS FOLLOWING MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS IN NEPAL

Kathmandu, Nepal hosted UIAA Executive Board and Management Committee meetings from 22-24 March, an opportunity for UIAA delegates from around the world to exchange ideas, advance on strategic discussions and share updates on progress following October’s UIAA General Assembly held in Shiraz, Iran. The meetings were...

Golden rules for novice climbers

Our latest UIAA MedCom advice article focuses on a less technical, less high-altitude related subject. Instead it is directed at general suggestions designed to guide those who are unfamiliar or less experienced with mountain terrain and who wish to hike or climb. This information is...

Registration open for 2018 Youth Climbing Camp in Ariege

Registration is open for the UIAA Global Youth event in Ariege, France. The camp takes place from 7-12 July and is open to youngsters from 16-25 years old. The main goal of the camp is to help young climbers develop their skills - on single or...

EASING ROCK CLIMBING
ISSUES IN JAPAN

Focusing on the access landscape in five countries in 2017 - Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Poland and Spain - the UIAA Access Commission's Series continues with a brief article about Japan, submitted by Hitoshi Onodera, Commission Member from the Japanese Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Association. Japan, despite being an island and a relatively...