UPDATED UIAA MEMBERS DIRECTORY

The UIAA has updated its online members associations directory. The resource provides a rich array of information about each member association including links to dedicated articles and features, contact information, member social media channels and information about climbing in different member countries. Members are encouraged to provide the UIAA Office...

Yuriy Skurlatov, 1941 – 2019

The UIAA is saddened to hear about the passing of Yuriy Skurlatov at the age of 77. Vice President of the CFR (Climbing Federation of Russia), a position he had held since 1994, Skurlatov dedicated much of his life to climbing and had enjoyed a...

FQME: 50 years of discovery and excellence

Five decades, that is a significant achievement. In the fall of 2019, the Fédération québécoise de la montagne et de l’escalade (FQME), established in Canada, will celebrate its golden 50th anniversary. The FQME has been an associate member of the UIAA since 1975. Over the years, the FQME has established and...

EVEREST AND KILIMANJARO ISSUES TO BE TACKLED BY UIAA WORKING GROUP

In May and June, the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – published statements in response to two significant climbing stories. The first was related to the 2019 Everest climbing season, the second proposals to construct a cableway up Kilimanjaro. The two statements received significant international media coverage. A...

Advisory:
Video, Climb Safe: How to belay with the ATC

In April 2019, the UIAA and the DAV (German Alpine Club) collaborated on a series of videos dedicated to belaying. Ten videos produced by the DAV were translated into English with the support of the UIAA Safety Commission. These videos are available to view on...