UIAA Rock Climbers’ Award: the Aggtelek Climbing Festival

Following a sucessful event in South Africa, the 2nd UIAA Rock Climbers’ Award will take place 14 – 16 August during the Aggtelek Climbing Festival, Hungary. As for the first edition, a prize of CHF 1’000 will be shared between the best male and female athlete of the event. In attendance will be Peter Farkas,...

UIAA announces Rock Climbers’ Award

Recognizing the rock climbing community (Photo: Copyright: Gaetan Raymond for UIAA) From its establishment in 1932, the UIAA has promoted and developed mountain sports while respecting the environment. High mountains, big walls, bouldering, ski mountaineering, ice climbing and rock climbing; these are all activities in the...

Spanish laboratory certified to UIAA Safety Standards

UIAA Safety Standards are recognized around the world (Photo: Dave Custer for UIAA) AITEX (Textile Industry Research Association), a renowned centre for research, innovation and advanced technical services in Spain, is the newest test laboratory accredited to certify climbing equipment to UIAA Safety Standards. The UIAA...