Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival

Information about the 15th event of Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) which is being held from 7-11 December 2017  in Kathmandu, Nepal.   KIMFF  is  celebrating its 15th anniversary this year  and  entries of films for this year’s event have been opened now and films of all genres-  documentaries, fiction, animation, shorts and experimental- […]

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Minutes from 18th BMU Meeting, June 3rd 2017, Kolasin, Montenegro

Balkan Mountaineering Union (BMU) General Meeting June 3rd 2017 Kolasin, Montenegro   Morning Session Opening and welcome The President, Jovica Ugrinovski welcomed the delegates to the 18th BMU General Meeting. He expressed thanks to Planinarski Savez Crne Gore for good organisation of the conference. Moment of silence was held in memory of late Venceslav Udev, […]

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Ice climbing Cup /Slovenia, Croatia/ and Training Standards of UIAA

Short review Prepared by: Matjaž Šerkezi, TS Validator …for… 1. Slovenian – Croatian Joint Ice climbing Cup Croatian – Slovenian Joint Ice climbing Cup 2016- 2017 – Some fact’s – Drytooling workshop, October 15th, 2016 Zagorje ob Savi, Slovenija – Competitions – Judging course for national judges … and more … …plus… 2. Training Standards […]

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

June 5 2017. Balkan Mountaineering Union – BMU ANNOUNCEMENT Balkan Mountaineering Union – BMU at the18th meeting held in Kolašin on June 3, 2017 wishes to officially congratulate June the 5th – the international Environment Day, to mountaineers, nature lovers and all citizens. The mountains are the most beautiful and the most impressive landscapes of […]

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MOUNTAINS OF MONTENEGRO, announces award photo contest

Results of the International contest MOUNTAINS OF MONTENEGRO Mountaineering Association of Montenegro, on the occasion of 66 years since its establishment, announces award photo contest Mountains of Montenegro.The contest is reported 300 photos, total of  69 authors, including 12 authors from Serbia, France, Croatia, Slovakia and Estonia. The Jury: BranislavStrugar, Art Photographer, member of the […]

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Montenegro Mountain Festival Kolašin 2017 (the updated version)

Mountain Festival – Kolašin 2017 is a sporting as well as a tourist event, carefully modeled after similar events held worldwide. The rich program of the Festival is focused on promoting mountaineering, sport culture, healthy lifestyles, and also natural and tourist potentials of Kolašin and the surrounding mountains. The Festival is composed of several events […]

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International Photo Award Contest 2017 “The Mountains of Montenegro”

Mountaineering Association of Montenegro is proud to celebrate 66th anniversary & announce International Photo Award Contest 2017 “The Mountains of Montenegro” Mission We are delighted to announce the international contest “The Mountains of Montenegro” rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the 66th Anniversary of Mountaineering Association of Montenegro. We call upon […]

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The Alpine Association of Slovenia and the Ljubljana Faculty of Medicine become honorary patrons of a Nepalese health clinic

The Alpine Association of Slovenia and the Ljubljana Faculty of Medicine become honorary patrons of a Nepalese health clinic Author: Matej Ogorevc On 28 November 2016, the Alpine Association of Slovenia and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, signed an agreement in which they undertake to monitor the operation of the medical clinic in […]

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11th Festival Gorniškega Filma

Sherpa the winner of 11th Festival Gorniškega Filma, award for Slovenian film Ama Dablam Author: Manca Čujež Australian-Nepali film Sherpa – Trouble on Everest, which presents the problem of commercial mountaineering in the Himalayas, is the winner of the 11th Slovenian Mountain Film Festival, which took place between 20. and 26. February 2017 in Ljubljana, […]

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Andrej Štremfelj Awarded Lifetime Achievement in Alpinism

Andrej Štremfelj Awarded Lifetime Achievement in Alpinism Author: Matej Ogorevc Each year, the Alpine Association of Slovenia dedicates the alpinism and climbing evening to honour the outstanding achievements in alpine, rock and ice climbing, as well as ski mountaineering, which contributes to greater recognition of these sports in media. This year, the lifetime achievement in […]

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