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Medical Commission gives advice on contraception at altitude
17 May 2009
The document, the latest part of a series of recommendation papers by the commission, is a valuable source of information for women going on expeditions, especially to altitude. It provides the most up-to-date information on the topic.
Canadians publish digital collection of club’s Alpine Journal Mountaineering Commission investigates training, accident issues Classic routes highlight of Russian meet
06 May 2009
Climbing on the impressive traverses of the Bezengi wall and the Northern Array will be the main events of an Open International Mountaineering Meet set in Central Caucasus, Russia.
Youth invited to climb 5,000 m peak in Caucasus
01 May 2009
If you have never before climbed a 5,000 meter peak, here is your chance. This summer young mountaineers aged 16-30 years old will attempt to ascend Mt. Kazbek in Georgia.
Competitions and first ascents in Russian festival programme Indian Creek set to be world's climbing hotspot Russians organise youth rock climbing festival
26 Apr 2009
Russian mountaineers are inviting climbers aged 18-25 years old to a week-long festival of rock climbing, peak ascents and swimming in the Black Sea.
Italian mountain film festival begins
21 Apr 2009
This week sees the opening of the 57th Trento Film Festival. The festival features films with the themes mountain, exploration and adventure.
Snow and fun at Slovenian ski touring camp