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Founded in 1932, the UIAA is the international federation for climbing and mountaineering. The UIAA represents the interests of over three million climbers and mountaineers from member federations on all six continents. The UIAA has been recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 1995.

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UIAA @UIAAmountains RT @MPChair: #FunFact: #Mountains attract about 15-25% of global tourism. Revenues generated from #mountaintourism provide opportunities… 8 hours ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains The equipment you need when climbing. 2 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Respect the Mountains, Mountain Protection Award and close collaboration with other UIAA Commissions among subjects… 2 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Details on a course in San Sebastian (12-13 July), analysing legal issues concerning mountaineering and risk liabil… 3 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains "Winning the Award bolstered our confidence and gave us a lot of publicity, both locally and internationally.” Bein… 4 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Golden rules for novice climbers. ✅ Before departure to mountains ✅ Before departure on the tour ✅ During the tour… 7 days ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Online climbing gear - are you buying safe equipment? 1 week ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Exploring Group Dynamics. Typical issues: ❌ False sense of security ❌ Responsibilities not clearly defined ❌ Group… 1 week ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains RT @drcarolinadler: Arriving at Lakes District in the UK for the @UIAAmountains Mountain Protection Commission meeting - looking forward to… 1 week ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains The UIAA thanks the organisations and projects who have submitted their application as part of the 2018 UIAA Mounta… 1 week ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains UIAA Safety Commission and representatives from UIAA Safety Label holders meet in Porto, Portugal to discuss develo… 2 weeks ago
UIAA @UIAAmountains Mountain skills series: Preparing for your expedition ✓Plan the itinerary ✓Prepare and maintain communal and safety… 2 weeks ago
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