March 2013
Mont Blanc Massif
Mountain Protection Commission speaks out on designation for Mont Blanc massif
Letter sent out by commission president expresses concern that a longtime proposal to designate the massif as part of the UNESCO World Heritage List is under threat because of another application put forward last year by the mayors of two nearby towns

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Global mountain accident database proposed by Mountaineering Commission 

Professor Chiaki Aoyama is the force behind a push for a standardized, international system of accident reporting to improve safety and training, and better understanding of risk in the mountain ... Read More
Chile Training Standards
Chile becomes first South American country to receive UIAA Training Standards accreditation

Update: Training Standards Panel approves Chilean training course for a UIAA Training Label for Sport Climbing following seminar last year near capital Santiago ...  Read More
GYS 2012
Global Youth Summits in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, France, Italy and South Africa

Italy, Mongolia and Kyrgystan are the latest additions to popular Global Youth Summit events. Check out the GYS page for more information on all the events coming up in 2013 ... Read More
Mont Blanc area
Chamonix to be the site mountain festival in early June

Volunteers from French Alpine Club and Alpine Club stand ready to help climbers match up with others if they are alone and provide suggestions on what routes to climb ... Read More
Ice Climbing   
Kirov Structure
Kirov and other tour videos capture excitement of competitive UIAA ice climbing

Another memorable year for the 2013 UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour has ended. If you feeling nostalgic check out the videos ...  Read More
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March Events


06 Jun 2013 to 11 Jun 2013
School adventure clubs: canyoning, walking, climbing (FFCAM)
Ariege, France

14 Jul 2013 to 20 Jul 2013
Discovering the world around
Valmalenco (CAI)
Sondrio, Italy

27 Jul 2013 to 13 Aug 2013
Lenin Peak
Zaalaysky Range
the Pamirs, Kyrgyzstan

15 Aug 2013 to 23 Aug 2013
Rock Climbing Festival
Terelj, Mongolia

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