SEASONAL VERDICTS CONFIRMED IN SAAS-FEE

Saas-Fee, Switzerland witnessed an exciting deciding round of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season, partnered by Outdoor Research. Gold medal winners in the Swiss Alps during the weekend of 24-25 January were: Anton Nemov (speed) and Louna Ladevant (lead) in the men’s competition. Irina...

INFORMATION ON CLIMBING EQUIPMENT RECALLS

The UIAA Safety Label team has been informed about two recent product recalls. They concern: DMM Climbing: DMM Nexus swivel body recall for inspection (main photo) La Sportiva: Mulaz, Skyline helmet models The complete list of recalls recorded by the UIAA since 2009 can be found here....

NEW PODIUM STARS EMERGE AT WORLD CUP OPENER

The first act of the 2020 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season proved to be a terrific event for France. In the men’s lead competition, youngster Louna Ladevant claimed a first ever World Cup gold with compatriot Marion Thomas (main photo) securing bronze in a...