A NEW ERA AT THE ALPINE CLUB OF CANADA

The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) is proud and excited to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director and President. The following communication is courtesy of the ACC: THE ACC’S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT The results are in from The Alpine Club of Canada’s 2022 board of directors...

UIAA COMMISSIONS SET SCENE FOR 2022

The UIAA Management Committee (MC) and Commission Presidents met for the first time in 2022 on Saturday 12 February with the primary focus of discussions being the delivery of projects for the coming twelve months. In addition to updates from UIAA Commissions, one of the most...

BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL CALLS FOR CLIMBING MOVIES

UIAA member associations are informed that applications are open to submit films for the sixth edition of MFM – Mostra Filmes de Montanha, an international exhibition of mountain films, whose objective is to promote mountain culture, mountain sports and free access. Application for the 2022...

Fifteen nations ready to kick off the first SkySnow World Champs

The following update comes from UIAA Unit Member, International Skyrunning Federation. SkySnow, the new skyrunning discipline, will launch the first World Championships on February 4-5, 2022, in Andalusia at the Sierra Nevada Ski and Mountain Resort, Granada, Spain. Despite international Covid restrictions, fifteen ISF Member countries across the world have confirmed entry: Andorra, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Finland,...

JOHN NANKERVIS 1946-2022

Through its member association the New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC), the UIAA is saddened to hear about the recent passing of John Nankervis. John Nankervis was closely involved with the UIAA serving as a Management Committee member/Continental Representative from October 2008 to October 2013. One of...

UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY REVIEW 2021

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – held its annual General Assembly from 22-23 October. For the second year running the event was held online. A total of 128 delegates from over 71 member associations representing 56 countries attended. The 2021 General Assembly marked...