SPEED MACHINES OF SAAS FEE

In setting the two fastest times on Saas Fee's speed wall (8.87, 8.95), Vladimir Kartashev (main picture) was the indisputable winner of the men's UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup speed competition in Saas Fee. Fellow Russian athletes Leonid Malykh (9.81) and Pavel Batushev (9.87) took silver...

SAAS FEE PREPARES FOR ICE CLIMBING FESTIVAL

Saas Fee, Switzerland hosts the fourth World Cup event of the UIAA Ice Climbing season from 20-21 January. Korean athletes HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song seek to defend their World Cup advantage in the lead discipline. Russians Vladimir Kartashev and Maria Tolokonina enjoy slender leads...

CHEONGSONG DELIVERS COMPELLING WORLD CUP

Excitement, dramatic finishes and supreme acts of skill characterise the third UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup event of the 2017 season, held in Cheongsong (South Korea) from 14-15 January.  In the lead competition, local favourites HeeYong Park and Han Na Rai Song deliver mesmerising gold medal...

CONDITIONS COOLING, COMPETITION INTENSIFYING

The third event of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season, partnered by The North Face Korea, takes places in Cheongsong from 14-15 January.  Livestreaming will be available from the semi-finals and finals of the lead and speed events. Cheongsong is one of the most popular destinations on...

CHINA PREPARES FOR ICE CLIMBING SHOWDOWN

International athletes prepare for second UIAA Ice Climbing event of the season as Beijing, China provides the spectacular setting for competitions in lead and speed. Competition will be held from 7-9 January. Livestreaming available on UIAA YouTube and Facebook channels. Famous for its Great Wall, this weekend...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY. UIAA GLOBAL MEMBER FEDERATIONS MARK ANNUAL OCCASION

International Mountain Day, Sunday 11 December 2016 The UIAA counts 92 member federations on six continents and in 68 countries. Concern for the environment and spearheading projects related to raising awareness about the fragility of the mountains and the welfare of mountain communities are key components...