The UIAA Access Commission held its annual meeting on the weekend of 19-20 August. The meeting took place at the UIAA’s headquarters in Bern, Switzerland.
During the meeting, led by UIAA Access Commission President Juan Jesús Ibáñez Martín (FEDME), the Commission discussed the following points:
- Definition of their 4-year plan in accordance with the current Strategic Plan of the UIAA;
- Review of restrictions related to free, responsible access in different parts of the world and initiatives undertaken, many in collaboration with, and supported by, UIAA member federations; and
- Further development of collaboration between the Commission and UIAA members.
In highlighting challenges related to mountain access in different parts of the world, members of the UIAA Access Commission have spearheaded the publication of recent articles related to the following countries:
Main picture: Lode Beckers, CMBEL-Belgium; Medhi Soheil Farid, IRMSCF-Iran; Juan Jesús Ibáñez Martín, FEDME-Spain (Commission President)