SafeCom: Fixed anchors needed for testing

The UIAA Safety Commission (SafeCom) is seeking top anchors for evaluation and testing. Background Welding is a critical process in the manufacture of climbing top anchors. In the best of circumstances welding is a difficult to control process; manual welding of stainless steels is particularly challenging and...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY: Protecting Arctic Flora and Upland Raptors

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA - International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation - for International Mountain Day, 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, project leaders from UIAA Mountain Protection Award showcased projects...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY: Study and Monitoring of Chachacomani Glacier

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA - International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation - for International Mountain Day, 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, project leaders from UIAA Mountain Protection Award showcased projects...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY: SWAT PROJECT

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA - International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation - for International Mountain Day, 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, project leaders from UIAA Mountain Protection Award showcased projects...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY:
SAVE THE BARUN

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA - International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation - for International Mountain Day, 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, project leaders from UIAA Mountain Protection Award showcased projects...

INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN DAY:
PATAGONIA WASTE MANAGEMENT

This article forms part of a series created by the UIAA - International Mountaineering & Climbing Federation - for International Mountain Day (IMD), 11 December. An overview article about the UIAA & IMD can be found here. For IMD, representatives from five MPA projects have provided...

SECOND WAVES AND VACCINES DISCUSSED BY UIAA COVID TASKFORCE

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) Covid-19 Crisis Consultation (CCC) Taskforce held its sixth online meeting on 18 November. The Taskforce, created in April, offers guidance and leadership on subjects related to climbing and Covid-19. All communications related to the UIAA and Covid-19 can...