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Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The single-wall tent design efficiently utilizes two standard trekking poles to shave weight. [ full story ]

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 Wild Country Wild Wire Quickdraw Bundle Deal x 5 [ full story ]

thumb The Axiom is a technical all-rounder ideally suited to the trad climber looking to push into and through the 'E' numbers. [ full story ]


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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb When I first saw a JetBoil back in 2004 I remember being highly cynical, too specialised and very limited in terms in its uses.... [ full review ]

thumb Roca Verde is a brand new guide from Richie Patterson, encompassing Asturias, Cantebria and Leon in North-West Spain. Niall... [ full review ]

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 ]


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