The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2019 Annual Report. The digital report provides easier...
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The impact of Covid-19 will be felt for many months, and even years to come. The climbing industry and outdoor world will be significantly affected. C...
For the first time in the UIAA’s near 90-year history, and owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, its biannual Management Committee meeting was held online...
Since its inception in 1958, the Whyte Foundation has used its endowment to preserve the art, culture and history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It welcomes those who are drawn to the power and inspiration of the Canadian Rockies.
The Alpine Museum in Munich, Germany run by the German Alpine Club is a rich repository of the history of German mountaineering. It has a library of climbing and mountaineering books and regularly holds lectures and events.
The Museo Nazionale della Montagna “Duca degli Abruzzi” commands splendid panoramic views of a large sweep of the Alps and the city of Turin. The idea of creating a museum arose in 1874 among the first members of the Italian Alpine Club (Club Alpino Italiano).
The International Mountain Museum in Nepal record, documents and chronicles the past and present development of mountaineering activities in the world in general and the history of mountaineering in the Himalayan peaks in particular.
The past and the future go hand in hand at the Slovenian Alpine Museum which contains a rich collection of items with diverse historical stories, rich photographic and archive material about the popularity and importance of the mountaineering in Slovenia.
This document centre began as a project in 1974 by a group of friends to classify records about Spanish and especially Catalan alpinism. The centre is a labour of love with a 10,000 books library, specialist publications, map and photo collection on on a variety of mountaineering subjects around the world.
The Swiss Alpine Museum in Bern re-opened in 2012 and contains a history collection of mountain photography, cartography, and exhibits such as Switzerland, the Mountains and the Swiss Alpine Club and the Himalayan Report: Mountaineering in the Media Age.
The Library which was founded in 1858, in the first year of the Club, has a collection of over 30,000 books, magazines, club journals, expedition reports and rare historic material and maps. It also provides access for members to the Club’s collection of World Maps.
The Henry S. Hall Jr. American Alpine Club Library is located in Golden, Colorado and its librarians will help you find the information you’re looking for even if you’re across the globe. Established in 1916, the AAC Library is one of the oldest alpine libraries in the United States.