The American Alpine Club is hosting its annual International Climbers’ Meet (ICM), We would like to extend an invitation to all UIAA members to participate in this annual event to be held the week of Oct 7 - October 12, 2013 in Yosemite Valley.
A team of volunteers from French Alpine Club and the Alpine Club stand ready to help mountaineers match up with others if they are alone, give suggestions on what routes to climb, and most importantly keep them abreast of current conditions.
An international mountaineering competition takes place in the Pamirs July and has attracted teams from a number of countries including Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Belorussia, France, Croatia and Iran.
The Kosovo Mountaineering and Alpinists Federation (KMAF) in cooperation with regional partners is organizing an International Expedition in the border triangle of Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania (Southeastern Europe) that includes an ascent of Maja Jezercë (2694 metres), the highest peak in the Dinaric Alps.
Sandstone climbing aficionados should take note that 31 March 2012 is the deadline for applying for a subsidized week long opportunity to climb in Adrspach, one of the most famous sandstone climbing areas in the Czech Republic.
Jordi Colomer who is the Acting President of the UIAA Board discusses the year ahead for the organization. Colomer comes from Barcelona, Spain and has been a member of the UIAA’s Expedition and Mountaineering Commissions; he was President of the International Ski Mountaineering Committee from 1999 to 2007.