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26 Jul 2016

Ben Masterson reviews a new guidebook to the wealth of quality crags in Asturias, a Spanish sport destination that you can actually climb at in summer Read more

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28 Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

28 Jul 2016

thumb The Bond, the new autobiography by Simon McCartney, is officially published today by Vertebrate. This is Simon's story of his... Read more

25 Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

25 Jul 2016

thumb 30 litre roll top drybag with mesh pockets for extra carrying capacity. Gourdon is a functional rucksack you can take on any wet... Read more

22 Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

20 Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Here are some video interviews with... Read more

18 Jul 2016

thumb Quite simply the best tech fabric, uncomplicated design: with both form and function. Highly breathable, waterproof, low weight... Read more

11 Jul 2016

thumb The all-new WindBurner 1.8L Personal Stove System built for 2-3 travelers is the latest addition to the award-winning WindBurner... Read more

5 Jul 2016

thumb Our summer collection offers exciting colours and more advanced designs ethically made by climbers for climbers in organic cotton... Read more

29 Jun 2016

thumb Lightweight, packable and windproof jacket with DWR water repellency, for high intensity activity Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

15 Jul 2016

thumb To most UK based climbers the name of Steve Bell will not be a familiar one – however look at the founders of the UK's... Read more

11 Jul 2016

thumb The Booster is part of Beal's Intensive line - a series aimed at high performance climbers, while offering added durability. Alan... Read more

8 Jul 2016

thumb While Chamonix has traditionally been a base for mountaineering it now has world renowned trail running races too, including the... Read more

4 Jul 2016

thumb Over spring and into summer we've tested eight pairs of light-to-medium weight softshell trousers on valley and mountain crags,... Read more

28 Jun 2016

thumb For those who are short of attention, I can summarise the following review in a single word: sensitivity. Were I to use a second... Read more

Jun 2016

thumb Dan Bailey reviews a range of pots, pans, kettles and crockery that fold flat for easy packing. Read more

Jun 2016

thumb Martin McKenna puts this ultralight sport-oriented harness to good use on the sun-drenched sport crags of Spain and, err,... Read more

Jun 2016

thumb Made for the US military, MSR has now put their most advanced water purifier on the civilian market. But when not being used by... Read more

Jun 2016

thumb From Malham to Raven Tor, sport climbing to bouldering, Penny Orr has been putting the Mountain Equipment Women's Rock Climbing... Read more

Jun 2016

thumb There may be room for improvement, but Dan Bailey still likes this versatile four-season all-rounder Read more

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