UIAA ATTENDS 2019 IF ATHLETE AND SUSTAINABILITY FORUM

The 2019 International Federation (IF) Forum held in the Olympic Capital Lausanne, Switzerland specifically focused on athletes. The event took place from 28 to 30 October under the slogan “for the IFs from the IFs” and covered topics from athlete welfare and mental health, the...

SURU BOULDER FEST ANNOUNCED AS 2019 UIAA ROCK CLIMBING FESTIVAL AWARD WINNER

Suru Boulder Fest was confirmed as the winner of the 2019 UIAA Rock Climbing Festival Award (RCFA) during the Award Ceremony held as part of the UIAA General Assembly. The festival is supported by UIAA member association, Indian Mountaineering Foundation, with the latter’s Amit Chowdhury...

UIAA AND BALLY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

Shortly after the confirmation of the 2019 UIAA Mountain Protection Award winner – Swiss Alpine Club’s AlpineLearning (AlpenLernen) Project Weeks – an exciting announcement was made regarding the future of the project. The 2020 and 2021 UIAA MPAs will be partnered by Bally, the Swiss luxury...

GA DIGITAL MAGAZINE NOW AVAILABLE

The UIAA Office has produced a dedicated Guide to this year’s General Assembly in Larnaca, Cyprus. This digital publication has been created to support delegate’s planning and preparations for the event. Content includes details on the current programme and agenda as well as a snapshot...

EVEREST AND KILIMANJARO ISSUES TO BE TACKLED BY UIAA WORKING GROUP

In May and June, the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – published statements in response to two significant climbing stories. The first was related to the 2019 Everest climbing season, the second proposals to construct a cableway up Kilimanjaro. The two statements received significant international media coverage. A...