The German Alpine Association (DAV) and the Austrian Alpine Association (VAVO) are organising a hut symposium in Salzburg 30th March- 2nd April 2008. The event will be in the German language, and will include a gastronomy fair.
From 11 July - 30 July 2008 the Russian Mountaineering Federation (RMF), will organise a big festival of mountaineering and extreme sports. The biggest event of the Festival will be the Open Russian mountaineering championship, including an Open Women's Cup.
This weekend the second International Mountain Film Festival will be held in capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana, and the town of Dom˛ale . 46 films from different countries will take part in three categories (Alpinism, Mountains - sport and adventure, Mountain nature and culture)
Indian Creek, Utah is home to the world's best crack climbing. The Creek's endless splitters of all sizes and lengths offer up challenges of endurance and strength and have been a worldwide climbing destination for over three decades, making it the perfect location for hosting the American Alpine Club's 2008 International Climbing Meet.
From the 11-18th of May 2008, climbers of all nations and abilities will come together at the International Summer Rock Climbing Meet in North Wales. The meet is organised by the British Mountaineering Council, and each federation can nominate two climbers to take part.