RTM18: Focolaccia Pass, Italy. English translation

The Italian UIAA Respect  the Mountains event of 2018 will take place in Tuscany, on the Apuan Alps. CAI-Italian Alpine Club contact person: Luca Tommasi. Event Timing: 08.07.2018 starting from 09:30 Event Location: Focolaccia Pass (MS) Meeting point: hut Guido Donegani parking, Località Orto di Donna – 55034 Minucciano...

2018 UIAA ROCK CLIMBING FESTIVAL AWARD CANDIDATE: 11th Capixaba Climbing Festival

Location: Castelo (City), Espírito Santo (State) - (Brazil) Date: 30 November - 2 December, 2018 Links: Website - Social Estimated Number of Participants: +200 ABOUT THE EVENT The Capixaba Climbing Festival (XI Encontro Capixaba de Escalada) was created in 2006 by the Capixaba Climbing Association (ACE in Portuguese) to celebrate and develop climbing in...

2018 UIAA ROCK CLIMBING FESTIVAL AWARD CANDIDATE: BLOQUEando 2018

Location: Pomani, La Paz (Bolivia) Date: 26-28 October, 2018 Links: Website - Facebook Estimated Number of Participants: 200 ABOUT THE EVENT BLOQUEando 2018 will be the 12th edition, undoubtedly the biggest and most important event of its kind and a reference for the practice of sport climbing and bouldering in Bolivia. It...

UIAA SHAPING DISCUSSIONS AT SUSTAINABLE SUMMITS AND OUTDOOR 2018

Two major international gatherings for the outdoor community took place in June 2018 with the UIAA represented, and leading discussions, at both events. First, the biennial Sustainable Summits Conference took place in Chamonix, France from 12-14 June where the three-day discussions focused on the future for...

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UIAA announces 24th Safety Standard

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation - UIAA - is delighted to announce the publication of its 24th international safety standard for climbing and mountaineering equipment. After extensive research and development, the UIAA published Standard 109 dedicated to Belay Lanyards in June 2018. Standard 109 can be...

Lending climbers a stronger voice

Climb the Hill began in 2016 to give climbers a stronger voice in Washington, D.C.. Co-hosted by The American Alpine Club and the Access Fund, the event brings together more than 60 professional climbers, industry leaders and partner organizations to advocate for public lands and...