COVID-19: RESOURCES FOR CLIMBERS

This page has been created to act as a resource for the climbing community regarding COVID-19. It includes links to official UIAA statements, initiatives and measures implemented by UIAA Commissions and UIAA member federations, news on restrictions concerning mountain areas as well as articles from leading media titles. In this time of need, we can inspire each other.

World Health Organisation

COVID-19 Information

Swiss Federal Office of Public Health

Project Yourself and Others

UIAA STATEMENTS AND ARTICLES

  • UPDATE: 2020 UIAA ROCK CLIMBING FESTIVAL AWARD

    Owing to the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UIAA Rock Climbing Festival Award Panel has decided to not run the Award in 2020. The 2020 Aw...

  • ICE CLIMBING COMMISSION: APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENSION

    The UIAA Ice Climbing Commission has agreed to extend the deadline for organisers to apply to host a UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour event for the 2020-2...

  • UIAA UPDATE: COVID-19 STATEMENT

    This statement was finalised following a UIAA Crisis Management meeting held online on Monday 23 March. COVID-19 For a large number of our member fede...

  • UIAA STATEMENT ON COVID-19

    The President and the Executive team of the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – wish to express their sincere sympathy w...

MEMBER FEDERATION ARTICLES

Archive & Further Reading

American Alpine Club
Climbers take action against coronavirus

Canadian Alpine Club
Coronavirus Information

German Alpine Club
Appeal to avoid the mountains

British Mountaineering Council
Putting climbing on hold

International Slackline Association
Flatten the curve

World Anti-Doping Agency
Updates to Guidance

Documents

Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment

CLIMBING & INTERNATIONAL MEDIA

Climbing Media Resources

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Presentation
UIAA Mountain Protection Award
2017 MPA Winner
Mount Everest Biogas Project
2019 MPA Winner
Swiss Alpine Club
2016 MPA Winner
Mountain Wilderness
2018 MPA Winner
Community Action Nepal
2015 MPA Winner
KTK Belt Studio
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