Establishing a Clear Pathway

The Baroque city of Turin – the first capital of Italy – provided the setting for a recent meeting of the UIAA Youth Commission (YC). The meeting marked the start of a new era for the Commission for whom Mark Dennison (BMC, UK) was recently...

GYS Report: Ice Climbing Camp, Dolomites

The second Ice Climbing Camp for the 2017 UIAA Global Youth Summit took place in the Dolomites from 9-13 February, 2017. The logistic base of the event was the Sasso di Stria Hotel, Piani di Falzarego, minutes below the pass of the same name. There...

Youth ice climbers come to the fore

Champagny-en-Vanoise in the French Alps witnessed the closing act of the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season from 10-11 February. After five World Cup events on three continents and the biennial World Championships at the same venue last weekend, it was the turn of the youth athletes...

Youth ice climbers to take centre stage

There is one final act in the 2017 UIAA Ice Climbing season, partnered by The North Face Korea. A week on from the biennial UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships, the famed ice tower of Champagny-en-Vanoise, France will host the Youth World Championships. The event is an...

Club Alpino Italiano – UIAA GYS 2017 –
Gran Paradiso National Park

Mountaineering school and ascent to Gran Paradiso (4061m) Dates: 9-15 July, 2017 Registration Form click here The Gran Paradiso National Park, founded on 3 December 1922, is the oldest Italian National Park. It is located between Valle d’Aosta and Piemonte, on the north-west part of Italy. On the...

Youth Athletes Enjoy Kirov Experience

Over the past few weeks, youth ice climbers from all over the world have been enjoying the opportunity afforded by the UIAA and the Russian Mountaineering Federation to hone their skills on the impressive ice climbing wall in Kirov, Russia. Despite temperatures hitting the hostile climes...

2017 International Youth Ice Climbing Camp in Guillestre, Hautes Alpes

Registration is now open for the first youth ice climbing camp in 2017. The main goal of this youth ice climbing camp is to learn practicing many forms of ice climbing, one pitch, or routes with many pitches. Dates: 5 - 11 February 2017 Location: In Guillestre, near Briançon in...

Review: International Youth Rock Climbing Camp, Arco (Italy)

Participants at the UIAA International Youth Rock Climbing Camp in Arco The UIAA Global Youth Series welcomes climbers and mountaineers from around the world to come together to embrace their love for the sport and outdoor life, to make friends, develop their core skills and appreciate the environment. Events...