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...

KIROV: YOUNGSTERS GIVEN PLATFORM TO PERFORM

The UIAA World Ice Climbing Youth Championships heads to one of the most emblematic venues on the World Tour, in Kirov, Russia this weekend 6-8 March.  The venue is a familiar one for athletes and officials alike having hosted the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup...

SEASONAL VERDICTS CONFIRMED IN SAAS-FEE

Saas-Fee, Switzerland witnessed an exciting deciding round of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research. Gold medal winners in the Swiss Alps during the weekend of 24-25 January were: Anton Nemov (speed) and Louna Ladevant (lead) in the men’s competition. Irina...

ICE CLIMBING: SWITZERLAND THE SCENE FOR THE WORLD CUP DECIDER

The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research, concludes this coming weekend, 23-25 January, 2020 in the renowned resort of Saas-Fee, Switzerland. For over twenty years this iconic stage in competition ice climbing has hosted international events with aplomb. Come Friday and...

CHEONGSONG: A POPULAR VENUE, A SEMINAL WEEKEND

The stage is set for the second instalment of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season as the sport makes its annual visit to Cheongsong, South Korea. This weekend, 10-12 January, and with the support of the Korean Alpine Federation, a decisive round of...

NEW PODIUM STARS EMERGE AT WORLD CUP OPENER

The first act of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season proved to be a terrific event for France. In the men’s lead competition, youngster Louna Ladevant claimed a first ever World Cup gold with compatriot Marion Thomas (main photo) securing bronze in a...

PREVIEW: ROUND 1 OF UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD CUP SEASON

The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research, gets underway with a first visit to Changchun City in China’s Jilin Province from 3-5 January 2020.  This will be the third different location to play host to the event in China, following previous...