Fédération Française de la Montagne et de l’Escalade
Founded in 1945, the Fédération Française de la Montagne et de l’Escalade promotes and develops six sports in France and four by order of the French Ministry of Sports, including climbing.
Chaired by Pierre You since 2005, the FFME is a member of the French Olympic Committee, the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) and the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF).
The federation organizes and takes part in many national and international competitions for all its sporting activities and has 83,000 license holders in more than 1,000 clubs, 250 sport events per year and 122 territorial committees.
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