HONOURED ON TWO CONTINENTS: LLOYD GALLAGHER

Lloyd "Kiwi" Gallagher was recently granted Honorary Membership of the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC). Lloyd made many ascents in New Zealand and was a member of a successful NZAC expedition to the Cordillera Huayhuash in Peru. However, it was primarily for his many contributions to...

From sea to summit: IOC launches sports group – including the UIAA – to protect mountains

To mark the International Mountain Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced the launch of the Mountain Summit – a group of sports organisations concerned with the current state of the world’s mountains and committed to protecting them. The group currently includes 11 members...

UIAA PUBLISHES 2018 CARBON FOOTPRINT CALCULATION

As part of its commitment to tackling climate change and reducing its own CO2 emissions, the UIAA has published its first annual Carbon Footprint Calculation. This report, covering 2018, outlines the ongoing results of monitoring and reporting of the UIAA's carbon footprint, which is in response...