Leading members of the global climbing community have discussed the concerns of climbers and challenges of undertaking expeditions to high and remote mountain ranges.
A host of new initiatives to make travelling in mountains safer and more environmentally friendly are being discussed at the UIAA General Assembly (GA).
The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) began a joint expedition with Bangladesh's Bangla Mountaineering and Trekking Club on October 4.
The Russian Mountaineering Federation receives its first UIAA-certified climbing instructors.
Many UIAA Safety Label Holders are increasing efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their manufacturing processes.
The Sichuan Mountaineering Association (SMA) in cooperation with UIAA Member Federation, the Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) has made public its new registration fees effective from January 1, 2011.
The UIAA is saddened to learn of the death of Chloé Graftiaux, who died on August 21 while descending from the summit along the South Face of Aiguille Noire de Peuterey in the Mont Blanc massif.
On the occasion of World Environment Day (June 5), the UIAA is highlighting its commitment by announcing plans for a Mountain Protection label.
The UIAA is a partner with the International Mountain Summit, a multi-faceted event that brings together some of the greatest climbers the world has ever known.
The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is holding a climbing injury symposium in Sheffield, UK, on November 13 and 14.