UIAA – NEWSLETTER, NOVEMBER 2016. NOW PUBLISHED.

The November 2016 UIAA Newsletter is now available. The UIAA Ice Climbing season, supported by The North Face Korea, commences in mid-December with the season opener in Durango, Colorado. Athlete registration opened in early November for the six-event series, to be held in six countries on three...

2016 Piolets d’Or Asia winners announced

The Piolets d’Or Asia celebrated its 11th anniversary in Seoul, Korea on 4 November. These Awards, known as the Oscars of Alpinism, have been leading the development of Asian mountaineering culture for the last ten years. Among those recognised were a UIAA honorary member and a UIAA ice...

Kalymnos, a rock climber’s paradise

The Kalymnos Climbing Festival (held 7-9 October) has won the 2016 UIAA Rock Climbers’ Award. The island of Kalymnos in Greece is a paradise for the mind and body, in particular for rock climbers indulging in their passion. A rich blend of Greek hospitality, natural...