Building a ‘Vertical University’ from Koshi Tappu to Mt. Kanchenjunga

In response to forest loss, habitat decrease and drop of biodiversity, students, teachers, farmers, environmentalists and designers came together in 2013 in the eastern region of Nepal to create the 'Koshi Tappu Kanchenjunga Biodiversity Education Livelihood Tera Studio' or KTK-BELT project....

New standard for snow picket approved by UIAA Safety Commission

UIAA 155 is newest standard released by the Safety Commission The UIAA Safety Commission unanimously adopted the snow picket standard, UIAA-155 in June. This new standard, fills a gap in UIAA Safety Standards with requirements derived from snow anchor (dead-men) and piton standards. The requirements set forth in UIAA...

Park Hee Yong and Angelika Rainer win big in Saas Fee

Summary: Park Hee Yong of Korea and Angelika Rainer of Italy are the new Lead champions for men and women in Saas Fee. Live Blog Official and final results from Saas Fee: Women Lead final Men Lead final Women Speed final Men Speed final 20:55: All that talk about the Russians was blown out...