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UIAA Membership of the MCSA – What’s in it for me?

2018-05-20T21:12:07+02:00May 20th, 2010|UIAA|

What’s in it for me, an ordinary MCSA member? MCSA President Dave Jones: "A very good question given that a significant portion of an MCSA member’s annual Cencom Levy goes towards meeting UIAA subscriptions, payable in Swiss Francs, and virtually all meetings are held in the Northern Hemisphere. However, the potential benefits are very real [...]

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UIAA General Assembly 2009 – Portugal

2018-05-20T22:00:25+02:00October 22nd, 2009|UIAA|

PORTUGAL – October 2009 BACKGROUND: As this was my first UIAA General Assembly it was a learning experience in every respect. The programme I was sent listed the first event on Tuesday 6 October so I made sure I was in Porto and booked into my accommodation on Monday 5 October. As it turned out, [...]

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UIAA Youth Commission Meeting 2009 – Cape Town

2019-07-18T13:15:10+02:00October 15th, 2009|UIAA, Youth|

We hosted the UIAA Youth Commission Meeting in Cape Town, for the first time. This too was a successful event and the participants were subjected to some strenuous exercise and shown around the Peninsula. Cape Town Section kindly sponsored the group’s stay in the Table Mountain Hut, and the amazing dinner cooked by Greg Wessels [...]

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UIAA Global Youth Summit 2009 – Drakensberg

2019-07-18T13:16:23+02:00August 15th, 2009|UIAA, Youth|

A Global Youth Summit Meet called “Trekking in South Africa’s Dragon Mountains” and formed part of the annual July Camp held near the Chimney Pots in the Giant’s Castle area. Twenty participants from five UIAA member federations (France, Italy, South Tirol, Spain and UK) and four young South Africans attended this landmark event. Also in [...]

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UIAA Friendship and Peace Youth Meet 2008 – Ekecheiria

2019-07-18T12:51:13+02:00August 24th, 2008|UIAA, Youth|

UIAA Friendship and Peace Youth Meet: Ekecheiria is the Greek name – literally meaning ‘holding of hands’- given to the period of truce announced before, during and after each of the Olympic festivals to allow visitors to travel safely to Olympia. The Hellenic and Italian Alpine Clubs collaborated to arrange a youth expedition to Mt [...]

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