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UKC Weekly Newsletter for 16th August Search:
Mike Lates gives us a roundup of the climbing action from Britain's most impressive mountain range in what's been a stunning spring and summer so far.

Read his report at UKC: Cuillin Update - Blue Skies and Dry Rock

Fancy Pembroke? Because It's Pembroke open season!
Photo of the Week
View from the Requin, 45 kb
"View from the Requin" © Alan Taylor
Climbing in la Buitrera Canyon, Piedra Parada, Chubut, Argentina, 37 kb


Petzl have announced this years RocTrip. For 2012 they are heading to the La Buitrera Canyon, Piedra Parada, located in the Chubut Valley in the Patagonia region of southern Argentina.

They are looking for someone from the UK to join them.

To stand a chance of going all you have to do is submit a climbing photo by 14th September 2012.

You can enter and vote here

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The most popular Climbing Forums in the world, with 7,200 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:
*  right unconquerable
*  UKC Fit Club week 282
*  Dumb & dumber: stupid accident
*  The 'Rules' on cycle jerseys
*  A better way to grade trad routes!!!
*  Track cycling bikes at the Olympics
*  First Half Marathon advice
*  NEWS: Lost on the Cairngorms with out a map
*  petzl corax buckle cuts into webbing
*  Top roping in the Peak District
The No.1 poster in our Top 40 Posters this week was Tim Chappell.
Berghaus Newsletter, 25 kb

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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:
Vic climbing with his shadow on Heaven Crack, 5 kb
Gallery of the Week
Our Photo Gallery contains a unique collection of over 147,500 images from UKClimbing users, with 198 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 945 votes, and the top voter was Fraser.

Congratulations to joemallia, 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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Sean McColl - Training Video: In this short video from Canadian competition climber Sean McColl, we see Sean training at a private wall in Chamonix, France. He takes us through his regime, with circuits, core...
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