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Jordi Pons new Honorary Member

Spanish mountaineer Jordi Pons-Sangines has been elected honorary member of the UIAA.  Jordi has for thirty years been a dedicated volunteer for the UIAA and worked hard to develop mountaineering sports and promote mountaineering around the world. Elected unanimously by our members at the 2007 General Assembly in Matsumoto, Japan, Jordi was clearly touched by the vote of thanks from the federation. He became the UIAA’s fifth current honorary member. Climbing mountains and volunteering for the...

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Honouring Japanese mountaineers

The UIAA is presenting three Japanese mountaineers with awards for their contributions to international mountaineering and the UIAA. Junko Tabei, Tomatsu Nakamura and Tadao Kanzaki will receive their awards at the General Assembly 2007, taking place 5-6th October in Matsumoto, Japan. Junko Tabei Junko Tabei axed out her place in history as the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1975. Seventeen years later she proved she was still a pioneer, becoming the first...

Jordi PONS SANJINES

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...

Georges MOISSIDIS

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...

Robbert LEOPOLD

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...

Dr. Pietro SEGANTINI

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...

Walter BONATTI

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...

Sir Edmund HILLARY

2016 is proving to be another busy year for the UIAA Youth Commission and its series of Global Youth Summit (GYS) events ...