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...

UPDATED UIAA MEMBERS DIRECTORY

The UIAA has updated its online members associations directory. The resource provides a rich array of information about each member association including links to dedicated articles and features, contact information, member social media channels and information about climbing in different member countries. Members are encouraged to provide the UIAA Office...

JOINT STATEMENT ON PROPOSED KILIMANJARO CABLEWAY

It was with concern that the Mountain Club of South Africa (MCSA), the Confederation of African Mountain Clubs (CAMC) and the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA), came to hear of the proposal to build a cableway up Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. The construction of such...

BAKU HOSTS ANNUAL UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION COMMISSION MEETING

This year’s Mountain Protection (MP) commission meeting took place in Baku, Azerbaijan following a formal and welcome invitation from Commission member and FAIREX representative Hussain Bagirov. The meeting took place at the new campus facilities of the Mountain Culture and Landscape Research Institute, Western Caspian...