NEW ZEALAND: Moving to Alert Level 3

The following communication was published by the New Zealand Alpine Club on 20 April. It is an update from the federation’s previous communication of 30 March. The New Zealand government has announced today that the Covid-19 Alert Level will move down to Level 3 from...

PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM NEW ZEALAND ALPINE CLUB

On 30 March, Lindsay Smith, President of the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) wrote the following letter to members. As well as encouraging members to continue observing guidelines from authorities – Since 1891, the New Zealand Alpine Club has been part of our members’ lives as...

HOW TO FOLLOW THE UIAA ICE CLIMBING WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The annual UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships take place in Malbun, Liechtenstein on 6-7 January. The event will be organized by UIAA member federation Liechtensteiner Alpenverein. The World Youth Championships are a fundamental aspect of the UIAA’s commitment to the future of ice climbing and present...

Koshcheeva and Vagin are World Speed Champions

Ekaterina Koshcheeva (Photo: David Schweizer for UIAA) Koshcheeva, 20, was a symbol of the youth wave currently taking over the UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour while Vagin, 43, represented the veteran wing of 2015 Tour that concluded today (8 March 2015). Koshscheeva’s victory was a squeaker....