Union of International Mountain Leader Associations



Registered in France, Siret 50489357900012
Maison des Parcs et de la Montagne, 256 rue de la Republique, 73000 Chambery, France

Our Mission Statement

UIMLA’s Mission is to :

  • Make Mountain Leaders throughout the world aware of the existence of UIMLA and encourage the forming of National Associations.

  • Work towards cultural, social and legal recognition of the profession of International Mountain Leader.

  • Harmonise member countries’ training and assessment in terms of minimum requirements and quality.

  • Encourage and bring value to a sustainable development of mountainous regions.

  • Encourage and agree the right of an IML to practise in all mountainous countries.

  • Develop the visibility and professional reputation of the profession.