2020 UIAA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2020 Annual Report. The report is available in digital format and can be downloaded from the following link - spreads version, pages version. Anybody interested in receiving a printed copy can do so by filling in...

STRATEGIC MEETINGS SET CLEAR PATHWAY FOR UIAA

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – Management Committee (MC) held its second online meeting of 2021 on 1 May. It was followed, as is now custom, by a meeting of the Executive Board, MC and UIAA Commission Presidents. MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE Following an opening address...

KIROV BRINGS DOWN CURTAIN ON 2020-21 SEASON

The 2020-2021 UIAA Ice Climbing season concluded with a World Cup event in Kirov, Russia on 6-7 March. Nearly 40 athletes took on speed and lead competitions at an ice tower which has long hosted UIAA-sanctioned events and training camps. The current season has been severely...

KIROV TO CLOSE UIAA ICE CLIMBING SEASON

Following last weekend's UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships in Tyumen, Russia again plays hosts to top level competition. The first and only World Cup of a much disrupted 2020-2021 UIAA Ice Climbing season will be held in Kirov, a regular competition host. Travel restrictions and...

REVIEW: A PLATFORM FOR YOUTH TO SHINE

The annual UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships took place in Tyumen, Russia from 26-28 February. Nearly fifty youngsters in U16, U19 and U21 categories took on speed and boulder competitions. Owing to travel restrictions and the continued impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of...

HOW TO FOLLOW THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The annual UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships will be held in Tyumen, Russia this weekend. Youngsters in U16, U19 and U21 categories will take on speed and boulder competitions. Currently 35 athletes are registered. The UIAA will provide a livestream of the speed and boulder...

LOCAL HEROES DOMINATE 2021 FINICE

Two regulars on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour – Pauli Salminen and Mira Alhonsuo – took the plaudits at the 2021 UIAA Ice Climbing European Cup event (FINICE) held in Oulu, Finland on the weekend of 21-22 February. Salminen dominated the 25-strong men’s competition topping...

AN EFFICIENT START TO 2021

On Saturday 30 January, the UIAA Management Committee (MC) held its first online meeting since October’s UIAA General Assembly when five new members were elected to the body. The meeting was followed by a short session with the UIAA Commission Presidents who provided an update...