UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation

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The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) was founded in 1932 and has a global presence on six continents representing 94 member associations and federations in 69 countries.

The UIAA promotes the growth and protection of mountaineering and climbing worldwide by:

preserving their spirit and traditions

advancing safe and ethical mountain practices

promoting responsible access, culture and environmental protection

supporting youth participation and the Olympic movement

For the climbers. For the mountains. For the world.

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