Youth ice climbers to take centre stage

There is one final act in the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season, partnered by The North Face Korea. A week on from the biennial UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships, the famed ice tower of Champagny-en-Vanoise, France will host the Youth World Championships. The event is...

UIAA – NEWSLETTER, JANUARY 2017. NOW PUBLISHED.

The January 2017 UIAA Newsletter is now available. The 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season concluded in Rabenstein, Italy last weekend. Champagny-en-Vanoise, France hosts the pinnacle event of the season – the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships – from 4-5 February. A fitting end to...

Dr Carolina Adler appointed Executive Director of Mountain Research Initiative (MRI)

UIAA Mountain Protection Commission President Dr Carolina Adler will assume the role of Executive Director of the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) from May 2017. The MRI – http://mri.scnatweb.ch/en/ – now at the Swiss Academies of Sciences, is a multidisciplinary scientific organization that addresses global change issues in mountain...

2017: Judges & Routesetter Courses. Full details.

Below are details on how to apply for the 2017 Judges and Routesetter Courses. Course 1 – Beijing, China – January 3rd-9th, 2017 · Registration Deadline: December 20th, 2016 20:00 CET · For more details and to register please contact Mr. Li Guowei cma8848@hotmail.com · On-site Registration: January...

Review: International Youth Rock Climbing Camp, Arco (Italy)

Participants at the UIAA International Youth Rock Climbing Camp in Arco The UIAA Global Youth Series welcomes climbers and mountaineers from around the world to come together to embrace their love for the sport and outdoor life, to make friends, develop their core skills and appreciate the environment....

Celebrating Mountain Day in Japan

On 11 August, the people of Japan were able to take a new public holiday – national Mountain Day, a celebration of the country’s rich geography and splendid mountain regions. Climbing and mountaineering are among the most popular outdoor pursuits in a country which boasts...