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Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The ever popular Rab Generator Jacket has been superseded in the Rab range this Winter (2014) which I'm sure is a disappointment... [ full story ]

thumb The Millet Trilogy alpine mountaineering collection to be launched at Outside in Hathersage 18th October [ full story ]

thumb A revolutionary taped-seam WINDSTOPPER® shell adds exponential wind and weather resistance to the PrimaLoft®-insulated Convergent... [ full story ]

thumb The Mammut Infinity is a superb all-purpose single rope, with a good balance of low weight and high durability, ideal for longer... [ full story ]

thumb Get an even better nights sleep with these fantastic savings on Mountain Equipment's legendary quality down sleeping bags. The ME... [ full story ]

thumb The Rockfax Guide App is nearing completion but how is it going to work, and what will it offer that is different to a... [ full story ]


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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb British Mountain Guide Tim Neill tests out the new Wild Country proton Quickdraws. "The slings are chunky and robust allowing... [ full review ]

thumb If you're going to get high you'll need some decent shades. Dan Bailey trialled Julbo's top of the range mountaineering... [ full review ]

thumb One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... [ full review ]

thumb International Mountain Guide and North Wales local Steve Long has got his hands on the new North Wales Limestone guide published... [ full review ]

thumb In this review UKC regular Tom Ripley takes a look at the new Dolomites guide, written by fellow UKC regular James Rushforth, and... [ full review ]

thumb With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... [ full review ]


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