Registration open for 2018 Youth Climbing Camp in Ariege

Registration is open for the UIAA Global Youth event in Ariege, France. The camp takes place from 7-12 July and is open to youngsters from 16-25 years old. The main goal of the camp is to help young climbers develop their skills - on single or...

EASING ROCK CLIMBING
ISSUES IN JAPAN

Focusing on the access landscape in five countries in 2017 - Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Poland and Spain - the UIAA Access Commission's Series continues with a brief article about Japan, submitted by Hitoshi Onodera, Commission Member from the Japanese Mountaineering and Sport Climbing Association. Japan, despite being an island and a relatively...

Youth Report: 2018 UIAA Ice climbing camp in Guillestre

The first UIAA Global Youth Summit Event of 2018 was held in Guillestre, Hautes-Alpes, France from 18-24 February. It took the form of an ice climbing camp. The following report is courtesy of UIAA Youth Commission member and event organiser Christian Biard (FFCAM) and translated by...

2018 UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD. THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS.

Application for the 2018 UIAA Mountain Protection Award opens on Saturday 24 March. Entering its sixth year, the Award is an internationally-recognised platform for sustainability-conscious and mountaineering-focused tourism and recreation-based projects operating in the mountain environment. The official opening of the 2018 Award follows shortly after a...