International Council for Ski Mountaineering Competitions

The International Council for Ski Mountaineering Competitions (ISMC) located in the Floridablanca 84 in Barcelona was part of the Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme (UIAA) and responsible for ski mountaineering and vertical race competitions. The ISMC, which was founded in 1999 as follow-up institution of the Comité International du Ski-Alpinisme de Compétition (CISAC), merged into the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) in 2008.[1]

ISMC competitionsEdit

Age classes:[2]

  • Cadets (16–18 years)
  • Juniors (19–20 years)
  • Contenders(21–23 years)
  • Seniors (> 23 years)

Members of the UIAA-ISMCEdit

Country National union Remarks
  Andorra Federació Andorrana de Muntanyisme
  Argentina Federación Argentina de Ski y Andinismo
  Austria ASKIMO since October 2007; not entitled to vote
Verband Alpiner Vereine Österreichs
  Belgium Club Alpin Belge
  Bulgaria Bulgarian Alpine Club
  Canada Alpine Club of Canada
  Chile Federación de Andinismo de Chile
  China Chinese Mountaineering Association
  Czech Republic Český Horolezecký Svaz
  Denmark Dansk Bjergklub
  France Club Alpin Français not entitled to vote
French Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing
  Germany German Alpine Club
  Greece Hellenic Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing
  Iran I.R.Iran Mountaineering Federation
  Italy Club Alpino Italiano not entitled to vote
Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali
  Japan Japan Mountaineering Association
  Liechtenstein Liechtensteiner Alpenverein
  Morocco Fédération Royale Marocaine de Ski et Montagne
  Poland Polski Związek Alpinizmu
  Romania Romanian Federation of Mountaineering and Climbing
  Russia Union of Mountaineers and Climbers of Russia
   Switzerland Schweizer Alpen-Club
  Singapore Singapore Mountaineering Federation
  Slovakia Slovak Alpinist Union JAMES
  Slovenia Planinska Zveza Slovenije
  Spain Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de Catalunya not entitled to vote
Federación Española de Deportes de Montaña y Escalada
Centre Excursionista de Catalunya not entitled to vote
  South Korea Korean Alpine Federation
  United States American Alpine Club

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Karl Posch: Weltmeisterschaft Schweiz Tag 5 - Neuer Verband der Schibergsteiger: ISMF Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine (German), February 27, 2008.
  2. ^ L’ISMC est née Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine (French), November 1999.