5th Meeting of the Leaderships of the Slovenian and Croatian Mountaineering Associations

5th Meeting of the Leaderships of the Slovenian and Croatian Mountaineering Associations Author: Manca Čujež The Alpine Association of Slovenia (PZS) and the Croatian Mountaineering Association (HPS) have enjoyed a long-standing fruitful cooperation, which has been gaining new dimensions after the fifth meeting of their leaderships on 11 and 12 March 2016 in Starigrad, Paklenica. […]

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60 Years of the Youth Commission of the Alpine Association of Slovenia

The Alpine Association of Slovenia (PZS) was working with young people already in the first half of the 20th century, and in April 1956 they established the Youth Commission (YC), which became involved in the education and training of young mountaineers. Together with youth sections which operate within alpine clubs, the commission has been for […]

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BMU Kilimanjaro expedition 2016

BMU Kilimanjaro expedition 2016 The fifth BMU joint expedition was realized to the highest peak of Africa, Uhuru peak (5895), mount Kilimanjaro, on January 20th. All sixteen mountaineers, members of BMU, in spite of the terrible weather conditions managed to reach the peak organized and guided by the experienced mountain guide Zivko Temelkovski member of […]

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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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