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UKC Weekly Newsletter for 6th August Search:
The term 'redpoint' or 'rotpunkt' originated in the Frankenjura area of Germany and is now used at sport climbing crags around the world. What is meant by 'greenpointing' a route is probably a lot less familiar to climbers..

Find out at UKC News
Feature: Trip Report: Young Brits on Denali's Cassin Ridge
Tom Ripley atop the Japanese Couloir, 4 kbBangor University students Tom Livingstone (21) and Tom Ripley (22) have just returned from a 5 week expedition to the Central Alaska Range. They managed a 2 day ascent of The Cassin Ridge on Denali's South Face.

This is their trip report.

* read more...
Photo of the Week
Callum at Wimberry (Age 2), 70 kb
"Callum at Wimberry (Age 2)" © Tris
Snow and Rock Aug 6thj, 86 kb

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Forums
The most popular Climbing Forums in the world, with 6,800 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 900+ topics this week included:
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*  Collision with a car
*  Track cycling bikes at the Olympics
*  WIGGO
*  Mens olympic time trial schedule anyone ?
*  Olympic Road Race
*  Equalising, redundancy, paranoia etc.
*  Knee care for middle-aged climber
*  Scruffy Gits at Stanage
*  UKC Fit Club week 281
The No.1 poster in our Top 40 Posters this week was stonemaster.
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Photos
Matukituki West and Plunket Dome, New Zealand, 3 kb
Gallery of the Week
Our Photo Gallery contains a unique collection of over 147,100 images from UKClimbing users, with 297 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 1,415 votes, and the top voter was Fraser.

Congratulations to wee jamie, 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:

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