May 2013
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Kazakh mountaineer establishes alpine club  

After conquering all fourteen 8000 metre peaks around the world without oxygen, Kazakh mountaineer Maxut Zhumayev has given himself a new goal, his new Everest - to establish the Kazakh Alpine Club. Zhumayev says there is tremendous interest and love for the mountains in his country and his goal is to help establish develop an organization which brings the mountains closer to more people ... Read More


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UIAA Global Youth Summit camps bring together young mountaineers

Check out the UIAA Facebook album of GYS events where young mountaineers get a chance to meet like-minded climbers from other countries and grow their love of the mountains ... Read More
MC Meet Amsterdam
Working Group seeks to make UIAA an even more representative body

A working group has been set up to help the UIAA attract new members, especially federations from smaller and financially disadvantaged countries ...
Mountain Protection          
"Respect the mountains" projects to clean up Alps trash nominated for Mountain Protection award 

A Dutch organization is behind a fun effort to keep the Alps clean and promote stewardship and conservation best practices ... Read More
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Cornish sea cliffs attract international climbers for BMC meet

The BMC hosted a memorable meet where 66 climbers from 22 countries gathered to experience the uniqueness of British climbing, and its ethics and traditions  ... Read More
Nanga Parbat
Azerbaijani team to attempt Nanga Parbat 

UIAA Youth Commission president Israfil Ashurly is part of an Azerbaijani expedition to Nanga Parbat along with an international group of climbers. Follow their climb on Facebook ...
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May Events 2013


06 Jul 2013 to 11 Jul 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

14 Jul 2013 to 04 Aug 2013
Festival Europe - Asia 2013
Yekaterinburg, Ural, Russia, Greece, Macedonia

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

25 Aug 2013 to 31 Aug 2013
Youth Training Leader Course
Maretlwane Bush Camp, Magaliesberg, South Africa

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