UIAA’s Ice Climbing Commission is responsible for framing the rules
and regulations for Ice Climbing competitions. It also ensures quality
of the competitions as per UIAA terms and standards and coordinates the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup & UIAA World Youth Championships.
The 2014 World Youth Ice Climbing Championships will be held in France,
the second country to host a youth event and a sign that interest in
competitive ice climbing among young people continues to grow.
Ice Climbing is featured as a cultural event at the Winter Olympics for the first time in Sochi, Russia. Athletes who are part of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup will be present in Sochi at the invitation of the Russian Mountaineering Federation to showcase the sport to the world.
The car-free alpine village of Saas Fee with its
unique competition wall inside a circular car park at the edge of town is set against
the spectacular backdrop of the towering Swiss Alps. It is also one of the oldest and
and liveliest stops on the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup.
The UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Busteni, Romania takes place at the
bottom of a skill hill, part of a popular ski resort and area
for ski mountaineering about 130 kilometres north of the capital
Competition ice climbing is hugely popular in Korea and Cheongsong, the
apple capital of South Korea, is where athletes first gather every year to launch the annual UIAA
Ice Climbing World Cup.
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Video Diary - Day 2 Cheongsong, Korea
2013 Ice Climbing World Cup in Kirov, Russia
2013 Ice Climbing World Cup in Busteni, Romania
2013 Ice Climbing World Cup in Rabenstein, Italy
Ice Climbing World Cup Saas-Fee 2013
2013 Ice Climbing World Cup in Cheongsong, Korea
The 2013 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup Trailer
UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Kirov 2012 | Official Movie
UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup in Busteni 2012 | Official Movie
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