THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE NKBV

From the Netherlands, UIAA full member Royal Dutch Mountaineering and Climbing Club (NKBV) has put together a dedicated page regarding the impact of coronavirus on its activities and those of its members. The resource - in Dutch - is updated regularly and includes information related to: ...

NEW ZEALAND: Moving to Alert Level 3

The following communication was published by the New Zealand Alpine Club on 20 April. It is an update from the federation's previous communication of 30 March. The New Zealand government has announced today that the Covid-19 Alert Level will move down to Level 3 from 28...

FRANCE: LIMIT YOUR ACTIVITIES

The following message comes from Nicolas Raynaud, President of FFCAM - Fédération française des clubs alpins et de montagne (FFCAM) - a UIAA founding member. It was addressed to FFCAM membership via the federation's website. In order to help healthcare professionals and allow the various hospital...

UPDATES FROM BRAZIL

The following article is an update from the previous communication (see below) shared by CBME - Brazilian Mountain Hiking and Climbing Confederation (CBME) – the UIAA’s full member in Brazil. 8 April Update (translated from original article in Portuguese) The Brazilian Mountaineering and Climbing Confederation (CBME) published a note on 24/03/2020 on...

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...