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UKC Articles - on 11 Nov 2010
Clouds at their Feet  Climbing and Charity in Kyrgyzstan, 5 kbJamie Maddison takes a trip to Kyrgyzstan and discovers more than just climbing. "Standing in the shade of the cool cliff-face, my temporary shelter from the strength of the midday sun, I feel a slight tugging at the back of my shirt. It's one of the children; a little girl of perhaps 10 year's of age..."

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matthewtraver - on 12 Nov 2010
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Great stuff!
Paul Crusher R - on 12 Nov 2010
In reply to UKC Articles: Big Thumbs Up.
legonaut on 12 Nov 2010
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I went climbing with the fund while visiting Kyrg. in 2006. Fantastic charity- I totally recommend supporting them. Such a beautiful country- it would be great if some of these kids went on to take more tourists/climbers on as guides etc.
Fidmark - on 12 Nov 2010
In reply to UKC Articles: favourite article in a while
Bunchuk - on 12 Nov 2010
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There is also a video of the expedition's weekend with the Alpine Fund, which can be viewed here: http://www.vimeo.com/15808929 for anybody who is interested.
cheers! J
halfaseesaw - on 13 Nov 2010
In reply to legonaut: I set some cash by paypal and got as nice thank you. Think I might do it more often.
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dpnicholls - on 13 Nov 2010
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Great article guys, was an awesome weekend. If anyone is interested, I have just spend a year out in Kyrgyzstan climbing/volunteering for these guys (best year of my life) so feel to free to ask me if you have any questions about the charity/volunteering etc.


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