BLOQUEANDO: FOR THE LOVE OF ROCK CLIMBING

Two of the three South American festivals recognised as part of the annual UIAA Rock Climbing Festival Award recently held their 2018 editions. In this article we profile a hugely successful edition of BLOQUEando, the festival awarded the 2018 UIAA Rock Climbing Festival Development Award. The UIAA...

A GUIDE TO THE
2018-2019 UIAA ICE CLIMBING EUROPEAN TOUR

Four European Cup events will form the 2018-2019 UIAA Ice Climbing European Tour. All events are Lead only. The European Tour concept was first introduced by the UIAA for the 2018 season and was positively received by athletes. The events afford further opportunities for athletes to compete...

UIAA AND IFSC DISCUSS MATTERS OF MUTUAL INTEREST

On 30 October 2018, Board-level representatives from the IFSC (International Federation of Sport Climbing) and the UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) met in Paris to discuss, in a constructive and friendly atmosphere, matters of mutual interest. A follow-on meeting is planned for Spring 2019. The participants...