Mountaineering

The UIAA is everything mountaineering. Its work in this field is led by the Mountaineering Commission. The UIAA Mountaineering Commission promotes best practice by identifying and addressing ethical, technical, training and legal issues of international importance.

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About the Mountaineering Commission

The UIAA Mountaineering Commission principally deals with training standards, ethics and regulations of mountaineering. It operates through its three working groups, the UIAA Training Panel, the Legal Experts Working Group (LEWG) and the Traditional Values Working Group (TVWG).

It has developed the Mountain Qualification Labels for UIAA member associations to encourage good practice in the training of voluntary mountaineering leaders and instructors.

The Commission, through its ethics and law activities, is also involved in the process of writing UIAA documents on climbing and mountaineering ethics as well as monitoring and putting out discussion papers on issues such as the use of fixed equipment for climbing, particularly in vulnerable and environmentally sensitive areas.

NEXT UIAA MOUNTAINEERING COMMISSION MEETING:
TBC

Mountaineering Commission Membership

As confirmed by the Management Committee in Sheffield (UK), March 2017

MEMBERS

Claudio MELCHIORRI (President), Italy (CAI)

Patrick LAMARQUE (Vice-President), France (FFCAM)

Mike GALBRAITH (Secretary), Canada (ACC)

Chiaki AOYAMA, Japan (JMA)

Alberto BECHET PEREZ, Chile (FEACH)

Roman BRYK, Russia (RMF)

Andron COSMIN, Romania (CAR)

Pedro CUICA, Portugal (FCMP)

Debraj DUTTA, India (IMF)

Kiara DVORAKOVA-HAVLIKOVA, Czech Republic (CMLA)

Xabier EZEIZABARRENA SAENZ (LEWG), Spain (EMF)

Pavlos GEORGIADES, Cyprus (KOMOAAP)

Pierre HUMBLET, Belgium (CMBEL)

Nona KALADADZE, Georgia (MCAG)

Ajay KOTHIYAL, India (IMF)

Krishan KUMAR, India (IMF)

Steve LONG (TS), UK (BMC)

Jordi MAGRINA GUELL (TS), Spain (FEEC)

Cristina MARTI UBEDA, Spain (FEDME)

Darko MRSNIK, Croatia (HPS)

Signar Andre NILSEN, Norway (NTK)

Laza POPARA, Serbia (PSS)

Laura SAMSO, Spain (FEDME)

Doug SCOTT, UK (BMC)

Matjas SERKEZI (TS), Slovenia (PZS)

Prem SINGH, India (IMF)

Seyran SUCU, Turkey (TDF)

Rehmat ULLAH, Pakistan (ACP)

Jiri VOGEL, Czech Republic (CMF)

Phil WICKENS, UK (BMC)

Corresponding Members

Aupar AHMED, Bangladesh (BMF)

Rafael GRIBEL, Brazil (CBME)

Najat HUMBATOV, Azerbaijan (AMF)

Jan ZRANEK, Czech Republic (CMF)

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Peter FARKAS

Legal Experts Working Group Membership

As confirmed by the UIAA Management Committee – Brixen (Bressanone), Italy (2016)

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MEMBERS

Kiara DVORAKOVA-HAVLIKOVA (Chairman), Czech Republic (CMLA)

Anthony RICH (Secretary), UK (BMC)

Bénédicte CAZANAVE, France (FFCAM)

Xabier EZEIZABARRENA SAENZ, Spain (EMF)

Klara HAVLIKOVA, Czech Republic  (CMLA)

James MCCARTHY, USA (AAC)

Jim MOSS, USA (AAC)

Damjan OMERZU, Slovenia (PZS)

Edward EVERETT VAILL, USA (AAC)

Corresponding Members

Anna GILLOLY, New Zealand (NZAC)

Pablo HEUSER SOMMER, Chile (FEACH)

Dominik KOCHOLL, Austria (VAVOE)

Brian LAMBOURNE, South Africa (MCSA)

Gerard LANNING, New Zealand (NZAC)

Matt MAKGILL, New Zealand (NZAC)

Nicola MCINDOE, New Zealand (NZAC)

Carla MILLONI, Brazil (CMBE)

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Hélène DENIS

Training Standards Panel

As confirmed by the UIAA Management Committee – Brixen (Bressanone), Italy (2016)

MEMBERS

Steve LONG (Chair), United Kingdom (BMC)

Patrick LAMARQUE, France (FFCAM)

Jordi Guell MAGRINA, Spain (FEEC)

Claudio MELCHIORRI, Italy (CAI)

Phil POWER, USA (AAC)

Matjaž ŠERKEZI, Slovenia (PZS)

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Marc BEVERLY

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