2020-2021 UIAA
Mountain Protection Award

Welcome to the showcase area for the 2020-2021 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. All nominated projects will be available to view in this area.

The Award is partnered by Swiss luxury brand Bally.

Key dates

Achieved / End of June / Nominated Projects Revealed

Achieved / September / Promotion of 24 nominated projects on UIAA platforms

Best New Initiative Announced / 19 November / Zéro Déchet Mont Blanc (France)

Runner-Up Announced / 26 November / MacGillycuddy Reeks European Innovation Partnership Project (Ireland)

Award Winner Announced / 3 December (Webinar) / Fondation Grand Paradis (Italy)

UIAA Mountain Protection Award News

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Project Showcase. 2020-2021 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD –
PAST WINNERS

Overall Winner:
Fondation Grand Paradis

Overall Winner:
Swiss Alpine Club

Overall Winner:
Community Action Nepal

Overall Winner
KTK Belt Studio

Overall Winner
Pamir Horse Adventure

Videos

MOUNTAIN PROTECTION VIDEOS

Presentation 2020-2021
UIAA Mountain Protection Award
Overall Winner
Mountain Network Series Webinar
Winner 2020-21
Fondation Grand Paradis
(Italy)
Best New Initiative 2020-21
Zero Dechet Mont Blanc
(France)
PROJECT SPONSOR

Bally and the UIAA

The partnership between the UIAA and Bally was announced at the 2019 UIAA General Assembly.  The 2020-21 and 2022 UIAA MPAs will be partnered by Bally.

Bally Peak Outlook Foundation

The Bally Peak Outlook Foundation was established in 2020, demonstrating the Swiss luxury brand’s long-term commitment to mountain preservation. With a mission to safeguard fragile alpine environments from the adverse effects of global warming and excessive outdoor tourism, the Bally Peak Outlook Foundation aims to raise awareness around the issues threatening the future of these extreme landscapes and empowering local communities and reputable, on-the-ground partners to drive positive and sustainable change. To learn more, visit Bally.com/peakoutlook

About Bally

Bally is a Swiss luxury brand established in 1851, with a rich heritage in shoemaking, and a longstanding relationship to architecture, arts and the environment. Today, the brand offers unique designs across shoes, accessories and ready-to-wear, driven by a dedication to craftsmanship and a contemporary aesthetic. Bally has over 300 retail stores and 500 multi-brand points of sale that span across 66 countries worldwide, including a global e-commerce platform serving 34 countries. For more information, please visit Bally.com

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