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...

Liechtenstein: Following Government Guidelines

Liechtensteiner Alpenverein, UIAA full member in Liechtenstein communicated the following advisory to its membership. The below is a translation from the original article in German. Measures and recommendations related to the coronavirus Dear Alpine Club members and mountain friends The measures and recommendations relating to the corona virus have...

INDIAN MOUNTAINEERING FOUNDATION IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

The following letter to its members was published by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF) on 7 April. The original article can be found here. Dear Respected Members,  As the pandemic of Corona Virus rages on unabated, I take this opportunity to wish you and your  families, good health...

FEDME (SPAIN) MESSAGE TO THE MOUNTAINEERING COMMUNITY

The following communication was provided by UIAA full member, FEDME –Federación Española De Deportes De Montaña Y Escalada, on 7 April. Representing the Spanish Autonomous Federations and clubs, we stand in solidarity with the dramatic situation that our country is experiencing and show our love and...

Measures implemented in North Macedonia

The following update is courtesy of Goran Nikoloski, Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia. SUMMARY OF NATIONWIDE MEASURES All events suspended All schools closed Land borders closed Non-essential production stopped Non-essential shops closed Non-essential movement-banned Police hours (21:00 – 06:00) Daily movement of age groups divided: 06:00 – 11:00 – 67 – over...