THE BALKAN HEIGHTS / VRHOVI BALKANA

As of 14 January 2016 new episodes of the series Balkans Heights will be broadcasted every Thursday at 21:30. We bring you stories about impressive nature and people belonging to it. The series depicts natural beauties adorning the entire Balkan region, while simultaneously investigating the link between the local population and the highest peaks of […]

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Cerro San Lorenzo: three new routes by Slovenian alpinists in Patagonia

Cerro San Lorenzo: three new routes by Slovenian alpinists in Patagonia In November 2015 a team of five Slovenian alpnists Dejan Koren, Boštjan Mikuž, Rok Kurinčič, Domen Petrovčič and Domen Kastelic spent a month in the area of Cerro San Lorenzo, the second highest peak in Patagonia. They established three new routes: Direct Route in […]

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INTERNATIONAL VICTORY WEEK CLIMBING EVENT HELD AT KACKAR MOUNTAIN

INTERNATIONAL VICTORY WEEK CLIMBING EVENT HELD AT KACKAR MOUNTAIN August 29-31, 2015 The Mountaineering Federation of Turkey organized 17th International Victory week climbing event at Kaçkar mountain. Sixty-five alpinists participated in climbing event at Kaçkar, the highest mountain in Karadeniz region. Fifty-five of the alpinists reached the peak, 3937 meter above the sea. The president […]

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First ascent of Cerro Kishtwar’s East Face by Kennedy, Novak, Pellissier and Prezelj

Mednarodna alpinistična odprava Kishtwar 2015, ki so jo sestavljali Slovenca Urban Novak in Marko Prezelj (oba AO PD Kamnik), Američan Hayden Kennedy in Francoz Manu Pellissier, je oktobra kot prva uspela preplezati zahtevno vzhodno steno Cerro Kishtwarja (6173 m), markantnega vrha v indijskem Kašmirju, ki je zaradi svoje podobnosti dobil ime po bolj znanem Cerro […]

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REPORT: UIAA YOUTH LEADERS TRAINING SEMINAR

REPORT UIAA YOUTH LEADERS TRAINING SEMINAR SKOPJE, R. of MACEDONIA August 19-23, 2015 Organizer: Youth Commission and Center for Vocational training of the Macedonian Mountain Sport Federation (MMSF) Date: August 19-23, 2015. Place: Sports and recreation center, Monument of nature – Matka Canyon and Mavrovo National Park. Matka-Canyon of river Treska, right confluent of the […]

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Reminder: BALKAN MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITION KILIMANJARO 5895m

BALKAN MOUNTAINEERING EXPEDITION KILIMANJARO 5895m The highest mountain of African continent TANZANIA 12-21 January 2016 Background Balkan Mountaineering Union organized first expedition peak Lenin (7134 m) in Kyrgyzstan 2011 year. This expedition was completed successfully by the Balkan mountaineers. BMU decided continue expeditions in Montenegro meeting 2011 year. In 2012 year was successfully realized BMU […]

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17 th International Victory climb to Mount Kaçkar

You and your delegation are cordially invited to the 17 th International Victory climb to Mount Kaçkar which will be held at August 28-31 2015 We would be pleased if you and your Federation members attended to this activity. Yours sincerely, Alaattin KARACA President of Turkish Mountaineering Federation Invitation and program 17 th International Victory climb […]

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UIAA – MMSF Youth Leader Training Seminar

UIAA – MMSF Youth Leader Training Seminar Location: Skopje, R of Macedonia 19 – 23 August 2015 Place: The training takes place in the Matka Canyon area. It covers an area of around 5.000 hectares and is located 15 km southwest of Skopje. The gorge has a rich complex of mediaeval buildings but also contains […]

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WINTER CLIMB TO MOUNT AGRI

THE JOINT WINTER CLIMB TO MOUNT AGRI WITH BALKAN COUNTRIES PIONEERED BY TURKISH MOUNTAINEERING FEDERATION Twelve climbers from Balkan Countries and twenty seven climbers from Turkish Mountaineering Federation participated in the joint winter climb –THE JOINT WINTER CLIMB TO MOUNT AGRI- with Balkan Mountaineering Union which was held between 5th to 12th of February, 2015. […]

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