HOW TO FOLLOW THE 2022 UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The 2022 UIAA General Assembly will be held in Banff, Canada on Saturday 29 October. The event will be hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada. Livestreams Delegates from over 40 countries are expected to attend the GA. For anyone wishing to follow the GA remotely, the...

MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD BEST NEW INITIATIVE RECOGNISES INDONESIA’S SAVE RINJANI PROJECT

The UIAA is delighted to announce that the Save Rinjani project by Federasi Panjat Tebing Indonesia – FPTI (Federation of Indonesian Climbing Activity) has been named 2022 UIAA Mountain Protection Award (MPA) Best New Initiative. The Best New Initiative is one of three prizes offered as part...

WOMEN AT ALTITUDE CONFERENCE A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

The UIAA Medical Commission hosted its first ever Women Going to Altitude conference on 10-11 September. During the event some pre-eminent experts provided engaging, scientific and inspirational talks on a wealth of topics related to women at altitude. Over 60 people attended the conference including...

WHAT IS THE UIAA SAFETY LABEL?

The UIAA Safety label or the acronym ‘UIAA’  can be found on climbing and mountaineering gear worldwide. These four letters signify that this piece of climbing equipment has been accredited to meet the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation’s –  global safety standards. The UIAA...