REVIEW 2019: UIAA GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The 2019 UIAA General Assembly, hosted by the Cyprus Mountaineering Climbing & Orienteering Federation, was held in Larnaca and Ayia Napa, Cyprus on Saturday 2 November. Delegates from 51 member associations and 42 countries were present. Following opening addresses from the President of the Cyprus...

UPDATED UIAA MEMBERS DIRECTORY

The UIAA has updated its online members associations directory. The resource provides a rich array of information about each member association including links to dedicated articles and features, contact information, member social media channels and information about climbing in different member countries. Members are encouraged...

Sustainable Waste Management in the Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, Nepal by University of Colorado at Boulder

NOMINEE PROFILE Location: Nepal Project Status:  March 2019-March 2020 Contact: Alton C. ByersEmailFacebookWebsiteInstagram MOUNTAINEERING FOCUS The accumulation of solid waste in the world’s high mountain basecamps and high camps has been a chronic problem facing alpine ecosystems since mountaineering first became popular in the 1850s....

The Lure of the Himalaya

On 28 May, the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – published a statement in relation to the 2019 climbing season on Everest. The statement has been shared internationally and picked up by several major news agencies. The UIAA has committed to being part...