Mountaineers test new eco friendly gear

The Eco Everest Expedition 2008, led by Dawa Steven Sherpa, has successfully field tested new equipment for environmentally friendly mountaineering. The expedition members and Sherpas tried out systems for disposal of human waste and rubbish, purifying water and using renewable energy for cooking and light....

Aerial views offer new perspective of Himalayas

A US geography professor has created an atlas of computer generated aerial views of the Himalayas, available for all on the internet. The atlas contains over 700 life-like panoramas that offers climbers a unique view of the mountains they plan to climb. “Seeing the Earth...
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Jordi Pons new Honorary Member

Spanish mountaineer Jordi Pons-Sangines has been elected honorary member of the UIAA.  Jordi has for thirty years been a dedicated volunteer for the UIAA and worked hard to develop mountaineering sports and promote mountaineering around the world. Elected unanimously by our members at the 2007...

INFORMATION: UIAA European Continental Cup in Bern

The first event of the 2021-2022 UIAA Ice Climbing season will a European Continental Cup competition held in Bern, Switzerland on Saturday 13 November. The Event Programme and other information can be found here. Livestreaming will be available on the UIAA YouTube channel from the...