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UKC Weekly Newsletter for 22nd May Search:
We have been receiving dramatic reports from Everest this week as many expeditions aim to reach the summit during the popular May season - read more.

The Odyssey is a road trip involving James Pearson, Hazel Findlay, Austrian Hansjorg Auer and Caroline Ciavaldini touring the UK with filmmaker Paul Diffley and his team tackling some impressive hard trade routes - read more.

If you have 20 minutes to spare then watch this stunning video on the Petzl RocTrip from late last year.
Feature: Destination Guide: Los Mallos de Riglos
1 pitch to go, 5 kbPaul Bennet gives us the lowdown on the famous conglomerate towers of Riglos, Spain.

"When the nearby tufa paradise of Rodellar is suffering from seepage (or just simply for a change of scene), climbers flock to the 300m orange towers for something a little different, and Riglos is certainly that..."

* read more...
Photo of the Week
An IVBV mountain guide leads his climbers along snowy arete of Aiguille du Midi., 42 kb
"An IVBV mountain guide leads his climbers along snowy arete of Aiguille du Midi." © Kamil Tamiola
Peak Limestone (2012), 89 kb

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Forums
The most popular Climbing Forums in the world, with 9,000 new messages last week. Talk about the routes you're going to do, ethical debates, foreign trips, winter routes and conditions or expeditions. Some of the busiest of the 1100+ topics this week included:
*  Grades
*  French Grades for UK Classics
*  Anyone want to climb everest next year?
*  Argggghh! Bear Rock (warwick) climbing centre!
*  Which Breed of Dog for time in the hills?!
*  UKC fit club week 270
*  How to go about bottling routes?
*  Cyclists with cameras
*  commuting by bike, the practicalities.
*  Road Bike Cassette Choice
The No.1 poster in our Top 40 Posters this week was An Triubhas.
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Latest News
All the Latest News from the UK and around the world. No more waiting for next month's magazine:
Photos
walkers striding edge, 4 kb
Gallery of the Week
Our Photo Gallery contains a unique collection of over 143,400 images from UKClimbing users, with 357 new photos added this week.

As a registered user you can upload your photos into your personal gallery, as well as voting on any photo on the site. This week we had 1,764 votes, and the top voter was Dave Yardley.

Congratulations to johnhenderson, our Gallery of the Week as voted by UKC users.

Events Diary
All the dates you need in our Events Diary for Competitions, lectures and even club meets:
Latest Articles
Read our Latest Articles for inspirational rock destinations, interviews, gear reviews, competitions and much more:

Ten Ways To Succeed on a Trad Route by Hazel Findlay: Success in climbing can be hard to quantify. It can be difficult to ascertain exactly why you managed to get up that last hard route. What can be easier to...
Wild Country Crack School Part 3 - Fist Cracks: In this, the third episode of a six part video series, crack addict Tom Randall teaches us everything we need to know about fist cracks. How's your jamming? Not too...
Nantlle Ridge, North Wales - Small is Beautiful: If rain has washed you out of the big peaks around Ogwen and the Pass then try your luck on the Nantlle Ridge. With its lower altitude and peripheral position this...
VIDEO: Win A Day Climbing With James McHaffie: The Epicentre in conjunction with UKClimbing.com present a competition to win a day climbing with one of the UK's top climbers, James McHaffie.
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