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30 Sep 2015

Here we put all the top cams head to head in one massive review!

Which cams have the largest range? Which are the lightest? Which are the cheapest? And... which did we like the best? Find out in this UKC review... Read more

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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

2 Oct 2015

thumb The first two books in the new 'Tilman' series – a unique collaboration between Vertebrate Publishing and Lodestar Books – are... Read more

25 Sep 2015

thumb HoldBreaker is really psyched to be working together with BlueWater to bring their quality and high performance ropes into the UK. Read more

22 Sep 2015

thumb Hang your head in shame no longer. Here to combat the extreme odours found in 'fruity' footwear and free you from the stinky... Read more

18 Sep 2015

thumb Containing previously unpublished materials – including Mallory's last note to Norton and Norton's evocative... Read more

17 Sep 2015

thumb Five Ten's hotly-anticipated new shoe, the Verdon, is about to hit the shelves here in the UK. This is our stiffest and pointiest... Read more

9 Sep 2015

thumb Ocun's design team has over twenty years experience in the development of performance rock shoes. Crucial to this success has... Read more

7 Sep 2015

thumb In April 2015, the devastating earthquake in Nepal claimed more than 3,600 lives. In order to help rebuild after the earthquake,... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Alpkit's warmest sleeping bags - The ArcticDream is a range of high quality, expedition grade sleeping bags designed for... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Available from September The new SALEWA North-X Adze and Hammer is designed to bridge the gap between technical climbing tools... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb DMM's new harness range is lightweight, performance focussed, and designed to excel in any climbing environment, from the indoor... Read more

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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

2 Oct 2015

thumb Jack Geldard reviews the all new Verdon from Five Ten: "The Five Ten Verdons are turquoise coloured, lace-up shoes that are... Read more

24 Sep 2015

thumb Toby Archer tests a selection of pieces from Wild Country's 2015 clothing range. All designed for climbing and with some items... Read more

17 Sep 2015

thumb The Lowe Alpine AT Carry-On 45 is a pack designed specifically to fit within the carry-on luggage requirements of most major... Read more

10 Sep 2015

thumb New fancy expensive chalk? Is it worth the money? Rob Greenwood finds out! "Friction Labs chalk seems to stick and hold onto... Read more

Sep 2015

thumb "For me the Boreas Pull-On fits the bill perfectly. It is light, hasn't ripped over many years of abuse, and has survived being... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb The Genius is the latest shoe in La Sportiva's No-Edge range. Having never used a no-edge shoe before, and being of a somewhat... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Totem have revived the much-loved "Alien" - but with many newer micro-cams on the market do they still cut the mustard? Duncan... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb The Matik has been a long standing project for CAMP, who have put in a lot of time, effort, and money into getting its design and... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Professional Mountain Guide and trad climbing legend Tim Neill tests out the new Wild Country Superlight Offset Rocks and he... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb DMM's new belay device has just won an Industry Award at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen mega-show, but what does a weekend punter... Read more

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