The overcrowded visit expeditions, climbers or hikers to certain mountain causes environmental damage that must be controlled to prevent deterioration of fragile mountain ecosystems. One of the CIMA2015 roundtables will focus on sharing experiences on environmental management carried out in different unique mountains of planet Earth.
Moderated by Javier Sánchez, Director of Sierra Nevada National Park (Spain), this roundtable will be attended by Hitoshi Onodera, responsible of the Japanese Association of Mountaineering for environment, who will focus on the environmental management of the Japan´s most famous mountain, Fujiyama; Georges Elzière, president of the French Federation of Alpine and Mountaineering clubs, will speak about the conservation management show in the environment around Mont Blanc in Chamonix (France), Jaime Suárez, responsible for environmental issues of the Pan American Association of Mountaineering will analyze the monitoring of Aconcagua (Argentina) and Dr. Ang Tshering Sherpa, president of the Nepal Federation of Mountaineering and renowned businessman on the country will explain how the natural park of Sagarmata, Everest and Lotse (Nepal) environments issues are managed.
This rountable, entitled “Singular Summits and management problems”, is one of the 18 rountables in CIMa2015 analyze various issues related to mountaineering (www.cima2015.es ). CIMA2015 bring together over 1000 people related to mountaineering to Zaragoza, between 26 and 28, March 2015.