TIME TO BREAK THE ICE!

The resort of Malbun, Liechtenstein hosted the first official ice climbing competition of 2018 with the staging of the annual UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships from 5-7 January. The event provided an opportunity for the next generation of athletes to display their talent. The competition was...

PHOTOS AND RESULTS: 2018 UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2018 UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships concluded earlier today in Malbun, Liechtenstein. The annual event was organised by UIAA member federation Liechtensteiner Alpenverein LAV Results can be found here. And here in PDF format. Photos can be found here. Photos copyright: UIAA/Michael Zanghellini Speed winners: Female U16 Olga Vylegzhanina (RUS) U19 Valeriia...

DEALING WITH EYE PROBLEMS IN EXPEDITIONS

Visual loss in the wilderness setting is potentially fatal. Firstly it may be a warning sign of a serious systemic problem and secondly the patient may lose their functional independence and ability to respond to objective danger. The issues discussed in the UIAA MedCom paper #20, Eye Problems...