The Sustainable Summits Conferences are inspired by the growing pressures on our mountain environments, the need to find solutions to the impacts of such pressures – overcrowding, waste, noise, and more – and a drive to sustain these environments.
The 5th Sustainable Summits conference will be held in Nepal in June 2020 to showcase the country’s mountain environment, highlight climate change issues, and bring international attention to Nepal’s mountain tourism.
Nepal has had strong representation at all the Sustainable Summits conferences, with Dawa Steven Sherpa being a keynote speaker in Colorado, New Zealand, and France. Dr Nima Sherpa and Lisa Choegyal made presentations at the New Zealand event.
The 2020 conference will be hosted by the Nepal Tourism Board under the Ministry of Culture Tourism & Civil Aviation (MoCTCA), closely supported by the Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities, ICIMOD (International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development), Himalayan Climate Initiative, and the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
The Sustainable Summits 2020 conference is being held in Nepal 1-5 June 2020 to showcase the country’s mountain environment, highlight climate change issues and bring international attention to Nepal’s mountain tourism. This is the 5th Sustainable Summits conference.
Welcome to the Sustainable Summits 2018 conference in Chamonix, France.
Watch the official conference trailer, which captures the excitement and challenges of the mountain environment in 2018, three centuries after the dawn of alpine climbing, right here in Chamonix.
The New Zealand Alpine Club hosted the third global Sustainable Summits conference at Mount Cook, New Zealand. In 2016 the NZAC celebrated its 125th anniversary. Hosting the 3rd global Sustainable Summits Conference was a highlight of the club’s celebrations.
Walk softly in the mountains and support your local land managers and others who are trying to protect the mountains where we live and play.