JOY FOR SWITZERLAND IN SAAS-FEE

The 2019 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Saas-Fee, Switzerland which concluded on Saturday 26 January was one to remember. The third competition in the six-round World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research, provided compelling drama and no little success for the host country. A...

AN ANNIVERSARY WORLD CUP IN SAAS-FEE

Following two pulsating rounds in Asia, the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup lands in Europe this weekend with Saas-Fee one of the historic venues in the sport acting as host. Celebrations will be significant at the Swiss resort as it marks twenty years of its...

NEW MEDAL WINNERS IN BEIJING

The second round of the 2019 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season concluded earlier today in Beijing. Hosts for a second time, the capital of China witnessed a memorable event which saw some new names mount the medals podium and confirmed the supremacy of two...

WORLD COMBINED CHAMPS SHINE IN SOUTH KOREA

Russia's Maria Tolokonina and Nikolai Kuzovlev commenced the 2018-2019 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour with statement victories in December's inaugural Combined World Championships in Moscow. During this weekend's first leg of the six series World Cup season held in Cheongsong, South Korea, the two athletes maintained...

THE UIAA IN 2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW

A year delivering diverse projects, initiatives and events at the UIAA witnessed significant activity across the federation’s three pillars of safety, sport and sustainability, thanks to the endeavours of its eight commissions, Management Committee, Executive Board and Office based in Bern. Highlights include a new...

HOW THE UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD ENSURES #MOUNTAINSMATTER FOR YOUTH

The theme of this year’s United Nations’ International Mountain Day (IMD) is #mountainsmatter, a subject which provides institutions, communities and organisations with freedom to dedicate their IMD focus towards topics such as water, tourism, disaster risk reduction, food, indigenous peoples and biodiversity. One of the UIAA’s...