UIAA TO CO-HOST PREMIERE OF FREE SOLO IN SWITZERLAND

Winner of the Best Documentary Feature at the 91st Academy Awards, Free Solo, a film directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin will premiere in Switzerland next month. The film profiles rock climber Alex Honnold on his quest to perform a free solo climb of El Capitan in June 2017. In partnership with Pathé...

2020 UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY: DATE CONFIRMED

The date for the 2020 UIAA General Assembly has been confirmed. The event will take place in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday 24 October, 2020 and hosted by TDF - Turkish Mountaineering Federation. [vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/eKQUP2el3zU" align="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row] A reminder that the 2019 UIAA General Assembly...

JOIN THE UIAA RESPECT THE MOUNTAINS MOVEMENT

The UIAA Respect the Mountains (RTM) project is evolving to create more opportunities for collaboration between the UIAA, its member associations and other partners, greater access to events for mountaineers and increased visibility for sustainability-focused projects showcased on a new international calendar....

2019 UIAA GLOBAL YOUTH SERIES UNDERWAY

This February, in Guillestre, near Briançon in the French Alps, the first event of the 2019 UIAA Global Youth Series took place. The event, held from 24 February-2 March, welcomed around 70 participants. Those who attended were afforded glorious weather for all six days under...

TRIBUTE TO TOM BALLARD

On Saturday 9 March, during the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships in Kirov, Russia, news broke that the bodies of Briton Tom Ballard and his Italian climbing partner Daniele Nardi had been discovered on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan. As a regular competitor on the UIAA Ice Climbing World...