Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan giant. Doug Scott’s final book

Kangchenjunga: The Himalayan giant, Doug Scott's final book is now available to pre-order from Vertebrate Publishing. The book is available at a 20% discount, becoming a 25% discount for UIAA members when using the code DISCOUNT5. Doug Scott enjoyed a close association with the UIAA serving as...

UIAA SAFETY COMMISSION REPORTS ON STANDARDS PROGRESS

The UIAA Safety Commission held its latest Plenary Session between 31 May and 1 June. Over the two-day online meeting, the Plenary welcomed 11 UIAA accredited laboratory representatives, 13 national delegates and representatives from 27 leading manufactures of climbing and mountaineering equipment. Top Highlights: Two...

Nominee:
The Wall Climbing Sport Cusco Club

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IMPRESSIVE SPAN OF APPLICANTS FOR 2020-2021 UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD

Over 25 applications from projects operational in 27 countries have been received for the 2020-2021 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. The Award application process officially closed on 1 June. The UIAA Mountain Protection Award Assessment Team will now review the submissions. The approved projects will be confirmed...

UIAA attends Virtual IF Forum 2021

Represented by General Secretary Lode Beckers, Director of Operations Nils Glatthard and Sports Events Coordinator Rob Adie, the UIAA was one of 125 International Federations to attend the 2021 Virtual International Federation (IF) Forum. The International Federation (IF) Forum The IF Forum takes place annually and targets...

UIAA COVID-19 COMMITTEE STATEMENT

The UIAA Covid-19 Committee held its latest online meeting on 18 May. The Committee divided its latest meeting into two parts – the first, as has been custom, discussed the current and diverse situation in countries and regions represented by members of the group. The second...

UIAA contributes to study comparing elite ice and sport climbers

Members of the UIAA Anti-Doping and Medical Commissions contributed to a recent paper published studying the anthropometric, strength, endurance and flexibility characteristics of elite male ice climbers and sport climbers. The study is published in the German Journal of Sports Medicine. The purpose of this study...