West face of Arjuna, Kishtwar Himalaya, India

West face of Arjuna, Kishtwar Himalaya, India June 2017 Aleš Česen, Marko Prezelj and Urban Novak, Slovenia The report was written by Urban Novak Visiting the Kijaj Nullah valley was on our bucketlist since 2015, when we were climbing above Chomochior glacier. At the end of our expedition we were planning to have a look […]

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BMU INSTRUCTOR SEMINAR

National Park Paklenica, Croatia 9 – 12/11/2017   Dear mountaineering colleagues, as agreed during the BMU meeting on 3-4 June 2017 in Kolašin (Montenegro), the Croatian Mountaineering Association, in order to continue the good practice of expert thematic workshops within the BMU framework, will organise the second BMU mountaineering instructor seminar in the Croatian coastal […]

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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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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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Aleš Česen and Luka Lindič climb Broad Peak and North Summit of Gasherbrum IV

Aleš Česen in Luka Lindič na Broad Peaku in severnem vrhu Gašerbruma IV Slovenska alpinista Aleš Česen (Alpski gorniški klub) in Luka Lindič (AO PD Celje – Matica) sta v pogorju Karakorum v Pakistanu julija opravila vrhunska alpinistična vzpona. Za aklimatizacijo sta se 12. julija 2016 kot edina alpinista letos povzpela na Broad Peak (8047 […]

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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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