Updates from Nepal Mountaineering Association

The following are two Covid-19 related updates from the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), the UIAA full member in Nepal. Nepal Mountaineering Association contributes to Covid-19 fund The following article was published in the Himalayan Times on 12 April. Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) handed over a...

CBME: Mountaineers united against COVID-19

The following communication was published on 24 March by CBME – Brazilian Mountain Hiking and Climbing Confederation (CBME) – the UIAA’s full member in Brazil. The below is a Google translation of the original Portuguese into English. Due to the global crisis of COVID-19, the main recommendation is to...

ALPINISM GETS RECOGNITION FROM UNESCO AS INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY

Alpinism is not only a physical activity requiring athletic qualities and technical expertise. Defining it simply by pursuits like the exploration of fascinating landscapes or the quest for personal achievements is incomplete. It is all of these features and furthermore characterized by a frame of...