Doug Scott pays tribute to Indian mountaineer Balwant Sandhu, who died recently in a road accident.
Nepal tourism year, Eco Everest 2011 and the 50th anniversary of Hillary's Khumjung School are all part of the latest newsletter from Ang Tshering Sherpa of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
Petzl’s GriGri2 and four pieces of equipment from Black Diamond have become the first braking devices to be certified by the UIAA.
Slovenian mountaineers Franc Knez and Silvo Karo have been awarded Slovenia's Order of Merit.
The Swedish Climbing Federation (SKF) has produced a sign on Right of Public Access that it will put up at crags throughout the country in 2011.
Mick Fowler is the new president of Britain's Alpine Club.
The men and women winners of the opening Ice Climbing World Cup event of 2011, held in Cheongsong, Korea, talk about winning, Korean hospitality and the challenge presented by the climbing structure.
The Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition has made the first ascents of 6 Antarctic Peaks.
The UIAA Medical Commission has published practical advice targeted at operators of mountain huts to prevent Legionella infections.
UIAA Vice President Jordi Colomer recently held talks in Colombia with authorities from the national mountaineering and climbing federation, FECDME, which hopes to apply for UIAA membership in 2011.