Dan Bailey takes the top spec shell kit from The North Face on a long-term test spanning two winter seasons.
He finds some good points but some quite bad ones too - and did the pants fit him? Not a chance... but TNF are going to make some changes... Read more
If, before we have even started, you are thinking something along the lines of 'first down, now synthetic, what are these guys... Read more
Heading up to Scotland to catch the conditions? Wild Country's got a great selection of gear that's perfect for Scottish winter... Read more
The team from UKC were recently at the giant trade show of ISPO in Munich. We saw a lot of products, drank a little bit of German... Read more
Their world-class beans are lovingly hand-roasted in London with each bag ground to suit your brew method at the very last minute... Read more
The first of the "Marmot Does..." series - we take a look at some of Marmot's most innovative and lightest down jackets.
The superb, well featured Session Pad from Metolius is now available in Orange. In Stores Now
Hitting the high street this month is Therm-a-Rest's new range of water-resistant sleeping bags using Nikwax Hydrophobic Down,... Read more
The Rovek is a super comfy pant designed for trekking, scrambling and climbing in cooler conditions.The mid-weight polyamide... Read more
The award-winning NEO Avalanche Beacon (£225) has a bandwidth of 60 metres, 10m more than existing models thanks to ISOTECH... Read more
The Peak Attack is a robust, single-compartment mountaineering, cragging and winter walking pack. It's simplicity and durability... Read more
The absolutely brilliant new Tech Machine Ice Axes from Grivel are, well, brilliant. We've passed them round 5 different testers... Read more
Dominic Green takes a look through the fantastic new guidebook to Irish climbing from David Flanagan...
"This book is... Read more
Alex Lowe famously said “the best climber is the one having the most fun”. Over the years I have come to agree with this... Read more
It's fun, it's funky and being a Mountain Hardwear product it's functional as well.
The women's Super Chockstone Jacket is a... Read more
Thinking of buying some new ice screws?
In this comparison review we have ice screws from the best in the business. From... Read more
It's a 6mm semi-static rope with a micro 'figure of eight' descender called the Nano 8...
It's for emergency abseils whether... Read more
Toby Archer keeps warm wrapped up in the Jottnar Fenrir Down Jacket - taking it out in some pretty damp weather, but that is what... Read more
Petzl's Meteor was probably the first EPS helmet on the market, way back in 1996. Dan Bailey looks at the latest version of this... Read more
The Jay II and Jayne are two climbing harnesses from the German gear manufacturer Edelrid – The Jay is designed for men and the... Read more
Late Summer and Autumn saw Heather Swift heading out fully armed with two of Therm-a-rest's most recent ladies specific... Read more