A TRIBUTE TO JOE BROWN

British climbing mourned the passing of one of its greatest sons recently, with the sad death of the legendary Joe Brown on 15 April at the age of 89. Affectionately known as the ‘Human Fly’, Brown was born in Ardwick, Manchester in 1930, the youngest of...

UIAA RESTATED PRIORITIES FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

The following article is a minor update the original communication first published on 20 February. Following up on meetings dating back to the 2019 Annual General Assembly in Cyprus and involving the UIAA General Assembly and Management Committee, assiduous work was done by the Executive Board...

UIAA creates Covid-19 Crisis Consultation (CCC) task force

At their April 7, 2020 e-meeting, the members of the UIAA Executive team unanimously decided to create a Covid-19 Crisis Consultation (CCC) task force. Mission Its mission is to provide fast responses to queries and Covid-19-related issues which may arise in the coming months, especially in the...

KIROV CROWNS NEW YOUTH CHAMPIONS

The Russian city of Kirov played host to the UIAA World Youth Ice Climbing Championships this past weekend (6-8 March) and it proved to be a highly successful one for the home nation who took home all but three of the medals across all age...