Joining forces in climbing and mountaineering

The UIAA is delighted to announce its collaboration with is a multi-language site dedicated to mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, ski-touring, snowshoeing and hiking.

The platform offers various services for climbers and mountaineers, including an interactive guidebook of routes and itineraries across the globe for a range of activities (alpinism, rock and ice-climbing, touring, on foot, skis or snowshoes, ski-mountaineering to name a few). It is a space for sharing information on recent conditions in the mountains as well as descriptions of summits and routes. The guidebook includes a map-based geographic information system as well as data on access points, huts, books. It is also a forum and an open platform for discussing issues related to mountain sports and contains a collaborative encyclopedia on mountain sports and the mountain environment in general.

The UIAA will be sharing some of its key articles and messages in mountain safety, sport and sustainability in the months ahead.

Before the close of 2016, the relationship between UIAA and Camptocamp will extend to the Near Miss Survey, a dedicated worldwide accident and rescue database.

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