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Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness,... [ full story ]

Totem Basic Cam 24 Jul 2014

thumb Basic in name only. The Basic Cam uses internal springs and sheath trigger systems to get a narrow head and a very flexible... [ full story ]

thumb The new-generation ABSOLUTE TRX features MILLET TRIAXIALE® technology and raises safety, longevity and absolute efficiency a... [ full story ]

thumb Windproof and highly efficient personal stove system wins 2014 OutDoor Industry Award [ full story ]

thumb The Bergelmir is Jottnar's flagship technical mountain shell, built for total protection and uncompromised performance.... [ full story ]

thumb Three new MSR snow shovels offer unparalleled strength and efficiency. MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based... [ full story ]


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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Looking for some new cragging clothing, but want to stand out at the wall or crag? Heather Florence and Jonny Baker test out... [ full review ]

thumb Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces: "The first... [ full review ]

thumb The latest climbing guide from the Scottish Mountaineering Club covers the traditional rock climbing of the Inner Hebrides and... [ full review ]

thumb British climbing brand DMM have recently launched a full set of soft goods to go alongside their legendary hardware. DMM sent... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard tests out the La Sportiva Nepal Cube boots. In the well known yellow colour, these boots look a lot like the... [ full review ]

thumb British Mountain Guide Tim Neill tests out the sexy looking Wild Country Pro Guide Lite Belay Device. He likes it, but does... [ full review ]


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