INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY:
SAVE THE BARUN

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA – International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation – for International Mountain Day, 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, project leaders from UIAA Mountain Protection Award showcased...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY:
PATAGONIA WASTE MANAGEMENT

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA – International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation – for International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, representatives from five MPA projects have...

THE IMPORTANCE OF BIODIVERSITY. MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD PROJECTS REPORT ON PROGRESS

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 well...

Mammut recall of removable Airbag System 3.0

UIAA Safety Label holder, Mammut, has shared the following information regarding a security recall for various avalanche backpacks with the Removable Airbag System 3.0. This, together with all other equipment recalls communicated to the UIAA Safety team, can be found on the Recalls & Warnings...

UIAA SAFECOM ANSWERS YOUR QUESTIONS.
ROPE TESTING

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – regularly receives questions related to safety topics. The UIAA Safety Commission, with support of other UIAA Commissions and experts, recently commenced a series of articles answering common questions with the objective of making them available to...