Border peaks between the Balkan countries have always been subject of dispute

Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia (FPSM) has already established very good cooperation with the mountaineering and climbing federations of Albania and Kosovo in order to avoid disagreements in marking the border peaks. FPSM will extend this cooperation with both federations to choose appropriate signs and to mark the border peaks.

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Collaboration on the translation of the Petzl Handbook “Alpine Skills: Summer”

During 2019 the Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia (FPSM) has undertaken the task to translate the Petzl Handbook “Alpine Skills: Summer” into Macedonian language (translator: Katica Garoska Acevska). During the translation of the Handbook, the need for revision of the Meteorology section emerged. Gligor Mitkovski, aviation meteorologist from North Macedonia, in collaboration with his colleagues […]

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Mountain Guides Training organized by the Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia

Mountain Guides Training organized by the Mountaineering Federation of North Macedonia (FPSM), in the frames of the UNDP Project “Improving the management of protected areas”.   Certified training of 27 female mountain guides September 3-7, 2020, Pelister National Park, North Macedonia   “It was a very hard Programme, the training was customized for the participants […]

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The Climbing Initiative – Case Study: North Macedonia

North Macedonia, a country nested in the Balkans, is an emerging climbing destination. The country’s rich history of mountaineering acts as a foundation for the growth of sport climbing and bouldering in the modern era. The country is home to a small but dedicated group of climbers and it welcomes a respectable number of European […]

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CONFERENCE 21ST CENTURY MOUNTAINEERING – BETWEEN SPORT AND MOVEMENT

Revised First Notification The Mountaineering Association of Serbia organizes the Conference entitled 21st Century Mountaineering – Between Sport and Movement on the occasion of 120 years of organized mountaineering in Serbia. The Conference shall take place in Belgrade on 19th February 2021 (Friday). The targets of the Conference are as follows: – Comprehending the current […]

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Youth Commission of MFNM through the Macedonian mountains and nature

Youth Commission of the Mountain Federation of North Macedonia (MFNM) proudly presents a mini-series, exciting and unusual adventure through the Macedonian mountains and nature. Every episode has its own story which will show us how to prepare for mountain hike to reach the summit. Every episode will tell the story of a different mountain from […]

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CONFERENCE 21ST CENTURY MOUNTAINEERING – BETWEEN SPORT AND MOVEMENT

First Notification The Mountaineering Association of Serbia organizes the Conference entitled 21st Century Mountaineering – Between Sport and Movement on the occasion of 120 years of organized mountaineering in Serbia. The Conference shall take place in Belgrade on 19th February 2021 (Friday). The targets of the Conference are as follows: Comprehending the current state of […]

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125 years of Planinski vestnik

Author: Manca Ogrin Planinski vestnik, the oldest Slovenian magazine still being published, has been with us for 125 years. The first issue was published by the Slovensko planinsko društvo (Slovenian Mountaineering Society) in Ljubljana on February 8, 1895, and the 2020 February issue, which marked the 125th anniversary, was already the 1289th edition. Planinski vestnik […]

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Tone Škarja becomes an Honorary Member of the PZS

At the Alpine Association of Slovenia’s ceremony in Laško Tone Škarja, one of the key figures of Slovenia’s success story in the Himalayas, was named an honorary member in recognition of his lifelong work in the association and outstanding achievements that have helped developed the reputation of Slovenian alpinism. At a ceremony held in the […]

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