What is the risk of blood-borne infections being transmitted to climbers? The UIAA Medical Commission attempts to answer this vital question in its latest advice paper.
The first "Skyrunning" World Championships since the inauguration of the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF) are taking place throughout July and August across the Italian Alps.
Editor of the American Alpine Journal, John Harlin III, is attempting to become only the second person to encircle Switzerland, following its largely mountainous border.
The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) International Sea Cliff Climbing Meet, held in West Cornwall, from May 9-16 was a great success with 65 climbers in attendance from 21 different countries.
The UIAA welcomes China’s decision to ban people under 18 years of age from climbing Mount Everest.
The UIAA Medical Commission has released a new recommendation to improve the reporting of mountaineering injuries.
The UIAA has informed the Pan-American Union of Mountaineering and Climbing (UPAME) of its efforts to recognise continental organisations.
Supported by the Russian Mountaineering Federation, the 2010 edition of the Red Fox Elbrus Race was a success, with new speed records set. Read more.
The UIAA Safety Commission has held its annual plenary session from June 2 to 4 in Longarone, Italy.
Increasing value for members by providing information on expeditions and mountain huts were two of the issues discussed at the UIAA’s executive meeting, held on May 8 in Kalymnos, Greece.