HUNGARY: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CLIMBING COMMUNITY

On 18 April, the Hungarian Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Federation (Mhssz) dedicated its website home page to the Covid-19 situation. The below is a translation from the original article in Hungarian. Coronavirus - an updated recommendation for the Hungarian climbing community The purpose of this recommendation is to...

ISRAEL: WE TRAIN HARD, WE TRAIN ALONE

The following update, a translation from the original article in Hebrew, comes from the Israel Climbers’ Club. Dear friends and community members, We are in strange and complicated days. For many of us, sitting at home without moving, being active and climbing this unbearably difficult cut. If...

COVID-19 NEWS FROM BOSNIA

The following update comes from UIAA full member Mountaineering Union of Federation Bosnia - Herzegovina was was published on 6 April. The article (below is a Google translation from the original read): We recommend that you spend these days reading mountaineering literature, renew your first aid knowledge,...

REPORT FROM CHKMCU ON IMPACT OF COVID-19

This article is courtesy of UIAA full member, China Hong Kong Mountaineering Climbing Union, and was published on 8 April. The new coronavirus COVID-19 is raging all over the world, with serious conditions in 207 countries and regions . So far (April 8, 2020), the number of infected people worldwide has...

UIAA creates Covid-19 Crisis Consultation (CCC) task force

At their April 7, 2020 e-meeting, the members of the UIAA Executive team unanimously decided to create a Covid-19 Crisis Consultation (CCC) task force. Mission Its mission is to provide fast responses to queries and Covid-19-related issues which may arise in the coming months, especially in the...

CONTENT AND INSPIRATION FOR SLACKLINERS

The International Slackline Association (ISA), a UIAA Observer Member, has been particularly proactive in providing resources to its community during Covid-19. This includes: Online lockdown Series workshops - Sessions are live but previous episodes are made available to view. Slackathome.net - This ISA initiative is...

UPDATES FROM INTERNATIONAL SKYRUNNING FEDERATION

The following updates come from UIAA Unit Member, the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). It includes details on their new website and information on postponed/cancelled events. EVENT NEWS Youth Skyrunning World Championships postponed 2019 Asian Championships cancelled NEW ISF WEBSITE The following is a message from ISF President Marino Giacometti: In this...

Updates from Nepal Mountaineering Association

The following are two Covid-19 related updates from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), the UIAA full member in Nepal. Nepal Mountaineering Association contributes to Covid-19 fund The following article was published in the Himalayan Times on 12 April. Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) handed over a cheque of NRs...