THE MAPMAKERS. EXPLORING THE WORK OF A ROUTESETTER.

Routesetting is one of the most important roles in ice climbing. Defining a vertical parcours which is technically challenging, exciting and fair for all athletes is a significant and skilled task. Russia’s Vasily Terekhin is an aspirant routesetter and one of the key members of...

Bern hosts UIAA Mountain Protection Commission meeting

A busy period of UIAA Commission meetings continued on Saturday 20 May with the UIAA Mountain Protection Commission reconvening at the UIAA headquarters in Bern, Switzerland. The meeting was led by Commission President Carolina Adler, supported by office representative Gloria Scarano and UIAA Executive Board (EB) Member...

UIAA ANNOUNCES 2017 RESPECT THE MOUNTAINS DATES

Get involved with mountain clean-up events in your region. Following the success of the inaugural 2016 Series, the UIAA, with the support of its member federations and project partner KEEN, has put in place a calendar of 2017 Respect the Mountains events. The UIAA Respect the Mountains...