Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan giant. Doug Scott’s final book

Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan giant, Doug Scott's final book is now available to pre-order from Vertebrate Publishing. The book is available at a 20% discount, becoming a 25% discount for UIAA members when using the code DISCOUNT5. Doug Scott enjoyed a close association with the UIAA serving as...

UIAA attends Virtual IF Forum 2021

Represented by General Secretary Lode Beckers, Director of Operations Nils Glatthard and Sports Events Coordinator Rob Adie, the UIAA was one of 125 International Federations to attend the 2021 Virtual International Federation (IF) Forum. The International Federation (IF) Forum The IF Forum takes place annually and targets...

BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL CALLS FOR CLIMBING MOVIES

UIAA member associations are informed that applications are open to submit films for the fifth edition of MFM – Mostra Filmes de Montanha, an international exhibition of mountain films, whose objective is to promote mountain culture, mountain sports and free access. Application for the 2021...

AN EFFICIENT START TO 2021

On Saturday 30 January, the UIAA Management Committee (MC) held its first online meeting since October’s UIAA General Assembly when five new members were elected to the body. The meeting was followed by a short session with the UIAA Commission Presidents who provided an update...

DOUG SCOTT 1941-2020

The UIAA - International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation - is saddened to hear about the death of legendary British mountaineer Doug Scott. Doug Scott passed away in the early hours of Monday 7 December at the age of 79. Confirming the news, the British Mountaineering Council...