The Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) has changed the date and venue of its forthcoming climbing camp. It will now take place from October 5 to 25 in Rudugaira Bamak in the Gangotri region.
Riccardo Cassin, one of the greatest mountaineers of the 20th century, died on Aug. 6 at age 100.
The first training course led by the Italian climber who has ascended all 14 8,000m peaks without oxygen was held at the end of July in Alagna Valsesia, on Monte Rosa.
The Italian Alpine Club (CAI) has celebrated the inauguration of a new Frassati trail in the Aosta valley.
This week sees the opening of the 57th Trento Film Festival. The festival features films with the themes mountain, exploration and adventure.
The UIAA supports efforts by the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) to come to the aid of the survivors of the devastating earthquake that rocked the mountain region of Abruzzo on April 6.
The UIAA Mountaineering Commission turned its attention to national training programmes, an update of the Tyrol Declaration, international injury statistics and climbing grades at its recent meeting in Turkey.
Mountaineering Ireland is currently recruiting for two key posts, a chief officer and technical training officer. For more information, please refer to the Mountaineering Ireland website.