YOUTH CLIMBERS ENJOY ROMANIAN SUMMER CAMP

The following report is courtesy of Cristina Cucu, UIAA Youth Commission member from the Romanian Alpine Club (CAR): Between 19-23 August, the CAR Bucharest branch organised a summer camp in the heart of Buila Vânturarița National Park at Cheia Lodge. The camp was supported by members...

REVIEW: 2021 UIAA YOUTH CLIMBING CAMP IN Ariegé

The latest UIAA Youth Commission Global Youth Summit event, a Climbing Camp, was held in Ariegé, France in early July. The following testimonee has been shared by Christian Biard, UIAA Youth Commission and was written by one of the young climbers from Lithuania. In all the...

UIAA VOLUNTEER SERIES: MRIKA NIKÇI

Most teenagers are unsure of their hopes, goals and dreams, but as she surveyed the extraordinary sight of the sun beginning to illuminate Mount Everest, one young woman was glad that she had followed hers. Mrika Nikҫi was destined for a life in the mountains. Born...

2020 UIAA ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2020 Annual Report. The report is available in digital format and can be downloaded from the following link - spreads version, pages version. Anybody interested in receiving a printed copy can do so by filling in...

Registration open for 2021 Youth Climbing Camp in Ariege

Registration is open for this year’s UIAA Global Youth event in Ariege, France. The camp takes place from 6-11 July and is open to youngsters from 16-25 years old. The event is organised by the UIAA Youth Commission and the Toulouse branch of FFCAM. The...

REPORT: UIAA INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ICE CLIMBING CAMP 2021

The first UIAA Youth Commission Global Summit event of 2021 saw the annual ice climbing camp in the Hautes-Alpes, France take place from 14-20 February. The following report is produced by the team from the UIAA full member association in Slovenia, (PZS). Ahead of the Camp,...

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...

FIRST YOUTH EVENT FOR 2021 CONFIRMED

The UIAA Youth Commission has confirmed details of its first official event in 2021. The annual Ice Climbing Camp in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes (France) will be held from 14-20 February. The full programme and application details can be found here. For more about the UIAA Youth Commission please...

REVIEW: 2020 UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The 2020 UIAA General Assembly (GA) was held on 23-24 October. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual meeting took place online for the first time in the federation’s 88-year history. A record number of delegates - 130 representatives from 68 countries - joined on...