05 February 2021

In light of the climate crisis, many mountaineers are starting to ask questions about travel to mountain regions. Not only does travel form a key component of climbing, and particularly exploratory mountaineering, but the effects of climate change are also acutely felt in the mountain regions that we visit.

 Perito Moreno Glacier, in Los Glaciares National Park, southern Argentina © Luca GaluzziPorito Merino Glacier | Photo: Luca Galuzzi

To assist members and the wider mountaineering community to make more sustainable decisions about travel, we have produced a guidance document which lays out some key principles and offers a number of helpful resources. We hope this document provides a useful starting point for those who are looking to reduce their environmental impact.

You can read the advice here