The inaugural UIAA Mountain Protection Award was prominently featured at the prestigious Kiku. International Mountain Summit held in Brixen, Italy with a presentation about the initiative by UIAA commission member Dr. Carolina Adler.
The bidding for the photo was fast and furious and by the time the dust settled Doug Scott had raised 2000 Swiss Francs for the family of Sona Sherpa who was murdered at the base camp of Nanga Parbat in Pakistan. But that was only the start ...
French mountaineer Claude Eckhardt was elected Honorary Member of the UIAA – International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation for a lifetime of work dedicated to the promotion of mountaineering and protection of mountain regions around the world.
5 October 2013, PONTRESINA, Switzerland: The UIAA - International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation voted unanimously at its General Assembly today to accept the applications of the German Alpine Club (DAV) and Der Verband alpiner Vereine Ã-sterreichs (VAVÃ-) to rejoin the federation.
The competitive ice climbing season begins this year with the opening of athlete registration for the first UIAA Open North American Championships in Bozeman, Montana (U.S.A) starting on Tuesday, 1 October.