UKClimbing.com content in December 2011

by UKC News Jan/2012
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This month we've got 16 new articles, 34 product announcements and 4 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

thumb Niall Grimes surrenders and makes his way back home for Christmas. [ full story ]

thumb Louder Than 11 present a new feature length bouldering movie: Brian Antheunisse, Scott Cory, Rob D'Anastasio and Dave Wetmore... [ full story ]

thumb UKC User Alister Martin takes a look at the friendly world of competition climbing, and why he thinks it is actually a team... [ full story ]

thumb Al Baker gives a tribute to Ben Wintringham, a climber, a good friend and a great loss to the climbing world. "One typically... [ full story ]

thumb On the 23rd of August The Raru valley 2011 expedition team departed from Heathrow airport bound for a remote valley in the Ladakh... [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on UKClimbing.com from the past month, including: 13 new articles, 40 product announcements... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb Looking for a warm winter break? Look no further! "Tucked away in Northern Thailand in the lush Mae On Valley near Chiang Mai... [ full story ]

UKClimbing FAQs

thumb There's no doubt that having the skills to create an effective emergency winter shelter is an essential skill for all winter... [ full story ]

thumb Top winter climber and professional instructor George McEwan takes us through some essential tips for ice climbing. As we... [ full story ]

thumb This is the fourth piece in a series of training articles and is aimed at intermediate climbers (Approximate grade range of... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Tom Dixon tests out the Five Ten Arrowhead. Is it the perfect compromise between two darlings of the Five Ten range: the mighty... [ full review ]

thumb Gear for walking with babies and toddlers: Dan Bailey tests out the Deuter Kid Comfort III Child Carrier rucksack. [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe reviews Mountain Equipment's 'tough and super hard' Kalanka jacket. Made from stretch Gore-Tex Pro Shell, and... [ full review ]

thumb Sarah Stirling tests three general purpose 30-40 litre rucksacks priced around £90-£100: the 30 litre Marmot Myrina, 32 litre... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb Plas y Brenin, the national mountain centre, has partnered with The Climbing Centre Group to enable you to attend PyB instructor... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb Has your Petzl Scorpio via ferrata lanyard been inspected following the May 2011 recall procedure? As of 1st December 2011, 70%... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb TGO (The Great Outdoors) magazine have a limited time special offer available to UKC Readers. You can also download a free copy... [ full story ]

thumb A blind man's journey to climb farther than the eye can see... Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers... [ full story ]

thumb The RK30 is a compact, frameless, roll-top sac for fast and light technical routes. It is completely waterproof and made from a... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb University College School (UCS) has a fantastic opportunity to work with our pupils... [ full story ]

thumb Possibly the lightest, most packable 16-litre rucksack you can find, the Illusion Pack was designed to carry 60m of 10mm rope to... [ full story ]

thumb Climbing:2012, the only UK-centric climbing calendar, is now available. Get a copy direct from Keith Sharples (for £12.99 - P&P... [ full story ]

thumb For maximum warmth with minimal bulk, this piece is a true fleece alternative. The hood fits perfectly under a helmet, which... [ full story ]

thumb We've all heard the saying 'money for old rope' but have you heard the one about 'money for old boots'? If not, read on... [ full story ]

thumb Save on EMS ice screw set deals with various combinations of Black Diamond Express Ice Screws and an Ice Screw-Up to keep them in. [ full story ]

thumb Another series of inspiring expeditions to vote for on the Berghaus Adventure Challenge. [ full story ]

thumb If you know of or are involved with a non-profit project that encourages kids in the outdoors, and think it would appreciate a... [ full story ]

thumb The X-Alp is built with the same lightweight design as the X-Dry, but features a less radical curve in the shaft to make it more... [ full story ]

thumb New Alpkit tents are arguably the best value in their class but, just like when buying a good quality mountain bike, some people... [ full story ]

thumb Urban Ascent is looking to employ a dedicated full time Centre Manager for their new bouldering centre in Parsons Green,... [ full story ]

thumb For 35 years, Gore-Tex dominated the waterproof, breathable fabric market, but recently the company has had more competition.... [ full story ]

thumb Mountain Equipment Fitzroy Jacket in Black. Only £129! [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The eXplorist 610 captures your outdoor life in picture-perfect detail. A rugged handheld GPS device has high sensitivity GPS,... [ full story ]

thumb A round up of the best winter gloves from Marmot's 2011 collection. [ full story ]

thumb Fingers crossed winter is on its way so get tooled up for a safe season in the hills with Mammut's range of avalanche hardware,... [ full story ]

thumb The Apache MF sleeping bag pushes the traditional boundaries of a 3-season classification... [ full story ]

thumb Three sleeping bags, nine great deals! We have just introduced three new Western Mountaineering Sleeping bags to the EMS website... [ full story ]

thumb Treat yourself to a monster Christmas! It'll make you wonder if you really are safe out in there them hills... Some gifts are... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb This advert appeared in the New York Times last month, to co-incide with Thanksgiving shopping. As the next step in their Common... [ full story ]

thumb UK-based company Jöttnar are looking for a senior technical apparel designer. Initially in a home-based role but with the... [ full story ]

thumb Hitting the stores early in the UK and USA (and making great Xmas presents by the way!!) the first of Wild Country's 2012... [ full story ]

thumb Audible.co.uk are running a special offer for UKC and UKH readers where you can download a free audio book. In this short series... [ full story ]

thumb DMM Cosmetic Seconds: a funny video to explain what they are: quality gear for less expense, only available at V12. [ full story ]

Competitions

thumb Win a place on a Hot Rock expedition which is worth nearly £3000. All you need to do is email your interest and state which stage... [ full story ]

thumb The 13th Kandersteg Ice Climbing Festival, held between 6-8th January 2012, in one of the world's premier ice climbing areas is... [ full story ]

thumb Seattle based Outdoor Research are known for their solidly designed outdoor gear: from gaiters, gloves and hats to innovative... [ full story ]

thumb The Lowe-Alpine Alpine Attack series ticks every box for the modern alpinist: lightweight, durable, clean design yet capable of... [ full story ]

thumb We have FIVE BMC Climbing Wall Essentials DVD to win. [ full story ]

thumb It's beautiful to climb in, is unsurpassed in mountaineering and hill-walking situations and I cut a dashing figure down the pub... [ full story ]

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