DOWN TO THE WIRE IN THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING LEAD WORLDS

NEWS FLASH: Woonseon Shin (KOR) and HeeYong Park (KOR) are the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Champions in lead. 72 men and 34 women started the lead competition on the famed ice structure of Champagny-en-Vanoise on Saturday. Only two would walk away from the French Alps...

New UIAA ice climbing world speed champions crowned

NEWS FLASH: Under the relentless snow of Champagny-en-Vanoise, France, Maria TOLOKONINA (RUS) and Pavel BATUSHEV (RUS) were crowned speed champions at the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships, partnered by The North Face Korea, on Sunday 5 February. Maria Tolokonina, 29, with climbs of 8.76 and 11.77...

UIAA – NEWSLETTER, JANUARY 2017. NOW PUBLISHED.

The January 2017 UIAA Newsletter is now available. The 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season concluded in Rabenstein, Italy last weekend. Champagny-en-Vanoise, France hosts the pinnacle event of the season - the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships - from 4-5 February. A fitting end to a...

Club Alpino Italiano – UIAA GYS 2017 –
Gran Paradiso National Park

Mountaineering school and ascent to Gran Paradiso (4061m) Dates: 9-15 July, 2017 Registration Form click here The Gran Paradiso National Park, founded on 3 December 1922, is the oldest Italian National Park. It is located between Valle d’Aosta and Piemonte, on the north-west part of Italy. On the...

Dr Carolina Adler appointed Executive Director of Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)

UIAA Mountain Protection Commission President Dr Carolina Adler will assume the role of Executive Director of the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) from May 2017. The MRI - http://mri.scnatweb.ch/en/ - now at the Swiss Academies of Sciences, is a multidisciplinary scientific organization that addresses global change issues in mountain regions...

Rabenstein. And the Winners Are…

Rabenstein, Italy hosted the final leg of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season from 28-29 January. Winners in Rabenstein were Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova in speed; and Korea's HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song in lead. The results also confirmed the overall winners of the...

Batushev and Feoktistova take Speed Golds in Rabenstein

Russia's Pavel Batushev and Ekaterina Feoktistova  won speed gold medals in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event in Rabenstein, Italy on Saturday 28 January. Batushev set a time of 9.23 seconds to finish ahead of Vladimir Kartashev who recorded a best time of 9.24. Bronze medal went to...

UIAA Safety Label represented at ISPO Munich

The annual ISPO MUNICH, one of the most significant trade fairs for the global sports industry, will be held at the Messe München centre from 5-8 February, 2017. The UIAA Safety team, led by Safety Label Administrator Stephanie Stettbacher, will be present at the event to meet with...