Swat girls in action, 2024, featured cut

Swat girls in action, 2024

We are pleased to inform you that next year we will be holding a second women-only basic mountain course in the Pakistani Swat region. Below is the official press release. Press Release Swat girls in action 2 The unhoped-for success, and mediatic echo, of the first women-only basic mountain course …

Theodul glacier attacked by bulldozers

Save our glaciers!

The pictures about the gigantic construction work on the Theodul glacier in Zermatt have shocked the outdoor community. In view of the suspicion of illegal work, WWF, Pro Natura and Mountain Wilderness Switzerland, supported by Avocat.e.s pour le Climat, submitted an urgent request for suspension to the Construction Commission of …

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Tribute to Josep Sicart

Josep Sicart i Tauler, a founding member of MW Catalunya and an International Guarantor of MW International, has passed away. His whole life was devoted to mountain activities and protection. When he was Chair of MW Catalunya, his credo was to clean up and restore the Catalan mountains. Between 1991 …

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Mountain Liaison Officers

by Muhammad Afzel Scherazi A Mountain Liaison Officer is an officer seconded to a foreign mountaineering expedition visiting the Greater Himalayas for climbing or trekking at high altitude. It was very common in ancient times, even during the British Raj, for every mountaineering or scientific expedition to have a liaison …