2023 UIAA
Mountain Protection Award

Welcome to the showcase area for the 2023 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. All nominated projects will be available to view in this area.

The Award is partnered by the Bally Peak Outlook Foundation.

Key dates

End of July / Nominated Projects Revealed

End of September / Promotion of nominated projects on UIAA platforms

6 October / Best New Initiative Announced

13 October / Runner-up Announced

21 October / Trabzon, Türkiye / Award Winner Announced 

Project Showcase. 2023 UIAA Mountain Protection Award

Apus Aventuras

Apus Aventuras


windfarm blades

Clare Local Development Company


Replacing fossil fuel at Everest Base Camp

Nepal Mountaineering Association


Sustainable Mountaineering for Uludağ

Nokta Mountaineering Sport Club



Roeland van Oss


Sierra Madre
Nature Trail

University of the Philippines Mountaineers


UIAA Mountain Protection Award News



2022 MPA
Award Ceremony
Presentation 2020-2021
UIAA Mountain Protection Award
Overall Winner 2020-21
Mountain Network Series Webinar
Winner 2020-21
Fondation Grand Paradis

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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