The UIAA Medical Commission has increased the number of its advice and recommendation papers available in Italian and German.
Two climbs have been awarded the 2011 Piolets d'Or: Greenland Big Walls Expedition and Mount Logan South East Face
British climber Doug Scott tells the UIAA about his contributions to mountaineering, the challenge of preserving traditional climbing and the importance of the Piolets d’Or award for encouraging innovation and exploration.
The UIAA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based organisation that promotes peace through sport in poor areas of the world.
The world's first mountaineering club, The Alpine Club of Britain, has made the past 40 years of its Alpine Journals available online.
Last year proved to be a very bleak year for mountaineering tourism in Pakistan, according to the Alpine Club of Pakistan.
The first 2011 events under the banner, the UIAA Global Youth Summit, are now accepting applications from interested participants.
The 2011 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup, which ended on March 8 with competitions in Kirov, Russia, will be remembered for the entrance of Korea and its athletes on the world stage.
The Russian Mountaineering Federation (RMF) has launched a new training programme called the Avalanche Safety School (ASS).
Mountaineering exploits by a Pakistani woman, Samina Baig, have been hailed as inspiring for women and youth of the country.