HOW THE UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD ENSURES #MOUNTAINSMATTER FOR YOUTH

The theme of this year’s United Nations’ International Mountain Day (IMD) is #mountainsmatter, a subject which provides institutions, communities and organisations with freedom to dedicate their IMD focus towards topics such as water, tourism, disaster risk reduction, food, indigenous peoples and biodiversity. One of the UIAA’s...

SINA GOETZ AND NIKOLAI PRIMEROV TAKE THE PLAUDITS IN DOMZALE

Swiss athlete Sina Goetz and Russia’s Nikolai Primerov claimed gold medals during the second UIAA Ice Climbing European Cup event of the 2018-2019 season. Already venue for a European Cup in 2017, Domžale again proved an excellent host of the event through the outstanding organisation of...

EUROPEAN TOUR COMMENCES IN BERN

The organisers at O’Bloc in Bern, Switzerland put on a great show for the opening event of the 2018-19  UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour on Saturday 24 November. The first of the four European Cup Series proved a successful and popular meet with competitors coming...

REVIEW: UIAA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP IN ARIEGE

This summer, Ariège, in the picturesque region of southwest France welcomed a number of aspirant climbers from across the globe to take part in one of the UIAA’s latest International Youth Camps. The camp, held from 7-12 July, offered youngsters from diverse backgrounds and cultures the...

DETAILS: ICE CLIMBING TRAINING CAMPS IN RUSSIA AND IRAN

Two of the UIAA’s member federations are organising dedicated ice climbing training camps ahead of the 2018-2019 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour. The camps will be held in Kirov, Russia and in Polour and Meygun, Iran. The former is organised in conjunction with the Russian Mountaineering...