TRIBUTE TO TOM BALLARD

On Saturday 9 March, during the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships in Kirov, Russia, news broke that the bodies of Briton Tom Ballard and his Italian climbing partner Daniele Nardi had been discovered on Nanga Parbat, Pakistan. As a regular competitor on the UIAA Ice Climbing...

THE UIAA IN 2018: A YEAR IN REVIEW

A year delivering diverse projects, initiatives and events at the UIAA witnessed significant activity across the federation’s three pillars of safety, sport and sustainability, thanks to the endeavours of its eight commissions, Management Committee, Executive Board and Office based in Bern. Highlights include a new...

Giroparchi Nature Trail by Fondation Grand Paradis

The goal of Giroparchi Nature Trail is to allow new generations to acquire full awareness of the exceptional beauty of the natural heritage that characterizes our mountains, to understand the biodiversity of the first Italian National Park, the Gran Paradiso National Park, and to become aware of the importance to build a sustainable tourism approach by respecting the flora and fauna.