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CZECH MOUNTAINEERING FEDERATION

CZECH MOUNTAINEERING FEDERATION
Bio

CZECH MOUNTAINEERING FEDERATION, the highest authority in climbing, mountaineering and sport climbing in the Czech Republic, has more than 14 thousands members and more than 400 clubs. Our main activity is to promote climbing and mountaineering in all its forms and disciplines, including alpinism, ice climbing, ski-mountaineering, sport climbing and all people having climbing as hobby. The main activities include maintenance and protection of rock climbing areas in our country, cooperation with the nature protection authorities, supporting projects focused on youth and education of climbing techniques. We like to share passion for climbing and mountaineering with other people and partners.

We are member of three international sports federations: International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA), International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) and International Ski-Mountaineering Federation (ISMF). We support top climbers and mountaineerers such as Adam Ondra who was awarded Athlete of the Year in 2014 - for a double victory at the World Championships both in bouldering and lead, also got La Sportiva Award 2015 and he is the only one world climber who won the prestigious Salewa Rock Award more than once (2008, 2010, 2011, 2013); Radek Jaroš who summited all fourteen 8000 m tops and achieved the Crown of Himalayas as the first Czech mountaineer in 2014; Libor Hroza - Czech number one in speed climbing and also on the top of world ranking; Marek Holecek who was toghether with his friend in narrow group of Piolet d’Or award finalists in 2014; Lucie Hrozová - the most successful Czech woman in ice climbing and drytool, she climbed some routes as the first woman in the world – for example Low G Man (D 14) in Italy.

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