A GIANT OF THE HIMALAYA

Elizabeth Hawley, the renowned journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions, passed away in Nepal on Friday 26 January. On sharing the news, Ang Tshering Sherpa, UIAA Honorary Member and Chairman of the Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities (CAHC) wrote: “The worldwide mountaineering community has lost...

REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 4TH IRAN SUMMER YOUTH CAMP

The fourth edition of the popular Iran Youth Summer Climbing Camp will take place in June 2018. The youth camp in Iran, organised by the UIAA Youth Commission in collaboration with UIAA member federation the Iran Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Federation (IMSCF), is designed for...

Global projects vying for 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

Twenty-two international projects have been nominated for the 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. From the Irish hills to the European Alps; from Everest to Patagonia and Denali to Damavand, the 2017 Award unites a rich, diverse array of projects across climate change, culture and education, waste management and disposal, conservation of biodiversity and resources and energy consumption.