UIAA – NEWSLETTER, NOVEMBER 2016. NOW PUBLISHED.

The November 2016 UIAA Newsletter is now available. The UIAA Ice Climbing season, supported by The North Face Korea, commences in mid-December with the season opener in Durango, Colorado. Athlete registration opened in early November for the six-event series, to be held in six countries on three continents....

Application for ice climbers’ anti-doping certificate open

Dear athletes, At the beginning of 2016/2017 season, the UIAA launched its anti-doping online education programme for ice climbers and skyrunners. All athletes competing in the upcoming UIAA Ice Climbing season must pass the test and obtain a certificate. Although this education is only mandatory for UIAA licensed athletes, the UIAA hopes it can be useful...

Ice Climbers: Important logistical information

Addresses of competition venues, visa application details, event registration, accommodation options, are all among the topics covered in the UIAA Ice Climbing event-specific FAQS. The UIAA has posted factsheets for the following events (please click on the event name): Durango Beijing Cheongsong Information on the remaining events will be available...

FAQs and Logistical Information: Cheongsong

Q. Where can I pay for the registration, the meals and the accommodation? A. Please pay on Site. Only cash in Euros is accepted. Athletes: EUR 200 per person (Participation Fee EUR 50, Accommodation, Meal & Transportation Fee EUR 150) Officials: EUR 150 per person (including Manager, Coach...

FAQs and Logistical Information: Beijing

Q. Where do I register for the event? A. Please contact your Federation which received login details to register its athletes. It must be done through the federation. Q. How do I obtain a visa for the event? A. To obtain a visa go to the closest Chinese...

FAQs and Logistical Information: Durango

Q. Where do I register for the event? A. Please contact your Federation which received login details to register its athletes. It must be done through the federation. Q. How do I obtain a visa for the event? A. Apply for the ESTA. Please check that you are...

2016 Piolets d’Or Asia winners announced

The Piolets d’Or Asia celebrated its 11th anniversary in Seoul, Korea on 4 November. These Awards, known as the Oscars of Alpinism, have been leading the development of Asian mountaineering culture for the last ten years. Among those recognised were a UIAA honorary member and a UIAA ice...