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UKC Weekly Newsletter for 26th June Search:
In this short article, Ten Top Tips for Better Belaying UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard looks at a few simple and not so simple ways of improving your belaying. From soft catches to giving out biscuits, there's some tips here for almost everyone.
Reviewed: Marmot Women's Scree Pants
Scree Pant #1, 5 kbGeorgie Smith reviews lightweight and versatile soft shell trousers designed for everything from spring ski tours to summer alpine climbs.
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Photo of the Week
The old man of Hoy- I can just be seen on top. Photographer Tony Burkitt (many thanks!), 22 kb
"The old man of Hoy- I can just be seen on top. Photographer Tony Burkitt (many thanks!)" © m1chael
Evolv Geshido SC, 31 kb

New for 2012 The Evolv Geshido and Geshido SC are now available from our Performance Specialist retailers.

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Forums
The most popular Climbing Forums in the world, with 7,700 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 1000+ topics this week included:
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*  Trad v Sport - what's all the fuss?
*  Stupid Question about Bouldering
*  UKC fit club 275
*  Do film crews have a right to 'claim'...
*  Pre-placing gear
*  Graded list of crags
*  Ennerdale skyline circuit
*  Suggest route names!
The No.1 poster in our Top 40 Posters this week was EZ.
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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
Neil Busby on Transformer Righthand, Bouldering at it,s best., 4 kb
Gallery of the Week
Our Photo Gallery contains a unique collection of over 145,200 images from UKClimbing users, with 267 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 2,020 votes, and the top voter was Richard Smith.

Congratulations to Russell Lovett, 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:

BMG Route Choice: A traverse of the Cuillin Ridge : A traverse of the Cuillin Ridge on Skye is a classic expedition that many people aspire to. What many people underestimate is just how big a challenge it is and how...
Destination Guide: Almscliff, Yorkshire: A destination guide to one of Yorkshire's best gritstone crags. This article gives suggestions of classic routes, a brief history and some stunning photographs.
Ten Top Tips for Better Belaying: In this short article UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard looks at a few simple and not so simple ways of improving your belaying. From soft catches to giving out biscuits, there's some tips...
WINNERS: Win a Petzl NAO: A new-generation head torch: The winners are Jeremy Leong of London and William Gordon of Warminster.
Wild Country Crack School Competition - Winners: Wild Country have finished our fantastic 'Crack School' video series. Here are the winners to the competition that accompanied the series.
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