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Ice Climbing 2012
The 2012 Ice Climbing World Cup season is taking shape. Member Federations and athletes can register here
On January 14 and 15, the season will kick off for the second year in a row with Lead and Speed competitions in Cheongsong, Korea, hosted by the Korean Alpine Federation.
This event will also be the Open Asia Championship.
New in 2012 will be World Cup competitions at Champagny en Vanoise, France.
Once again, athletes will be competing in Lead and Speed disciplines at five venues spread across Asia, the Alps and eastern Europe.
UIAA World Cup & Open Asian Championship - Korea
14 - 15 January
Lead and Speed, Cheongsong, Korea
Asia saw its first Ice Climbing World Cup event at Cheongsong in 2011. The Korean Alpine Federation is the host of the Lead and Speed competitions.
Event website Event program and other useful information Results
UIAA World Cup - Switzerland
20 - 21 January
Lead and Speed, Saas Fee, Switzerland
Open European Championship in Lead
Ice Climbing is a fixture on the agenda of Switzerland's Saas Valley. The competitions take place inside a multi-storey carpark. Visit the event website Registered athletes Results
UIAA World Cup - France
2- 4 February
Lead and Speed, Champagny en Vanoise, France
New in 2012 will be Lead and Speed competitions in this French alpine resort.
Visit event website www.iceworldcup.fr Registered athletes Results
UIAA World Cup - Romania
UIAA World Cup - Russia
8 - 10 March
Lead and Speed, Kirov, Russia
Open European Championship in Speed
Kirov was the site of the 2011 World Speed Championship and this year will host the Open European Championship in Speed, besides the World Cup events. Read More Registered athletes Results
Ice Climbing Commission
UIAA’s Ice Climbing Commission is responsible for framing the rules and regulations for Ice Climbing competitions. It also ensures quality of the competitions as per UIAA terms and standards. Learn more
2012 Ice Climbing Sponsors
Ice Climbing Videos
Basic Ice Climbing, lead: Ines Papert
Basic Ice Climbing, speed: Urs Odermatt
The videos were produced with funding from ARISF.
Check our YouTube Channel for more videos