UIAA BUILDS UP TO INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY

Ahead of this year’s United Nations’ International Mountain Day (IMD) – 11 December – the UIAA is promoting a series of initiatives. These include those led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UIAA member associations, Mountain Partnership, the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) as as...

REVIEW: 2020 UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The 2020 UIAA General Assembly (GA) was held on 23-24 October. Owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual meeting took place online for the first time in the federation’s 88-year history. A record number of delegates – 130 representatives from 68 countries – joined on...

REPORT FROM CHKMCU ON IMPACT OF COVID-19

This article is courtesy of UIAA full member, China Hong Kong Mountaineering Climbing Union, and was published on 8 April. The new coronavirus COVID-19 is raging all over the world, with serious conditions in 207 countries and regions . So far (April 8, 2020), the number of infected people worldwide...

Clean Climber by Clean Climber

NOMINEE PROFILE Location: Germany, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Europe, USA Project Status:  Launched August 2018 Contact: Gerard van LaarEmail Facebook Website A MOUNTAINEERING FOCUS Clean Climber organises clean-up events together with climbers and local people alike at rock climbing crags and access roads to these crags. We promote the event,...