UIAA Newsletter, January 2018, now published

The UIAA Newsletter for January 2018 is now available to view. Recent international trade shows have provided the UIAA with the opportunity to discuss important mountain safety and sustainability topics with the outdoor community. The calendar of Global Youth Events is taking shape. The Series provides opportunities for young climbers...

HOHHOT BRACED FOR ICE CLIMBING DEBUT

Hohhot, located in the Inner Mongolia region of China, will host the third UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event of the 2018 season from 2-4 February. Following a highly successful event in Beijing last year, China continues to become an important presence on the World Tour...

THE HISTORY BOY

History was made during Round 2 of the 2018 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour in Rabenstein when Mohammadreza Korouyeh Safdarian claimed gold in the men's lead competition to seal a first ever success for an Iranian athlete in the competition's 16-year history....

RABENSTEIN READY TO ROCK

Tomorrow signals the start of the second round of the 2018 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour partnered by The North Face Korea. Following a pulsating season opener in Saas Fee last weekend it is the turn of Rabenstein, Italy to play host before the competition...

SAAS-FEE OPENS 2018 UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD TOUR

Switzerland is the first stop on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour partnered by The North Face Korea. World Cup event in the sublime Swiss Alps from 18-20 January. Livestreaming of semi-finals and finals in lead and speed. Click here for German version “This is a location unlike any other...

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...

A SIGNIFICANT DAY, A SIGNIFICANT YEAR

Monday marks International Mountain Day (IMD), an annual occasion since the United Nations General Assembly designated the 11 December an opportunity to ‘create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build alliances that will bring...