PRIORITIES AND PROJECTS FOR 2023

One of the significant segments of the recent UIAA General Assembly (see review here) was the platform provided to the UIAA Commissions, responsible for delivering the federation’s core projects and in alignment with its Strategic Plan. Below is a summary of the Commission presentations from...

REVIEW: UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2022

The 2022 UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – General Assembly (GA) was held in Banff, Canada on Saturday 29 October and hosted by the Alpine Club of Canada (ACC). It marked the UIAA’s 82nd GA and the third in Banff following events in...

REVIEW: UIAA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AUGUST MEETING

The UIAA Management Committee held its latest meeting on Saturday 27 August. The online meeting followed April’s in-person meeting in Skopje, North Macedonia. The main points addressed at the MC meeting were: Decision to dissolve the UIAA Ice Climbing Commission and put in place an interim...

UIAA STATEMENT ON COMPETITION ICE CLIMBING

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation - Management Committee is working to advance the fundamental aims of its UIAA Strategic Plan 2021-2024, including focus on the sport pillar and the management, progress and development of ice climbing as a competitive sport. While there have...

Global Members Newsletter released

The second edition of the UIAA Global Members' newsletter, designed to share news about UIAA member associations with other UIAA members, is now available. Produced in collaboration with the UIAA Management Committee Continental Representatives, this newsletter focuses on updates from the UIAA's 90 member organisations from...

UIAA RELEASES 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has published its 2021 Annual Report. Anybody interested in receiving a printed copy can do so by filling in the following form. Please note that there is a limited print run and first priority will be given to...

MOUNTAINEERING WORLD UNITES IN SKOPJE

Skopje, North Macedonia, became the centre of European climbing and mountaineering when hosting the UIAA Spring meetings from 29 April – 3 May. The event was the first major UIAA in-person gathering since the Covid-19 pandemic began. In addition to UIAA Executive Board and Management Committee...