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26 Jan 2015

thumb 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

23 Jan 2015

thumb 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

15 Jan 2015

thumb 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

12 Jan 2015

thumb 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

29 Dec 2014

thumb Late Summer and Autumn saw Heather Swift heading out fully armed with two of Therm-a-rest's most recent ladies specific... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Viv Scott tests out two different but high performing jackets from Mountain Hardwear. From the Matterhorn North Face to wet... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb "The question is, can you improve on this already excellent product, or is the major redesign for 2014/15 of the Camp Four a... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Jordan Buys reviews the new Lancashire Bouldering Guidebook by Robin Muller... "I still didn't believe there would be much of... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb We test 8 of the best rock shoes out there - from Five Ten, Scarpa, La Sportiva and Evolv through to Tenaya, Boreal, Edelrid and... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Salewa may not be the biggest name in the UK footwear market, but the three mountain boots in its Pro range hold their own beside... Read more

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Dec 2014

thumb We test 8 of the best rock shoes out there - from Five Ten, Scarpa, La Sportiva and Evolv through to Tenaya, Boreal, Edelrid and... Read more

Nov 2014

thumb 2014 has been a bumper year for climbing publications. Here's a few of the ones that we have either read, or ones that we really... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb "The question is, can you improve on this already excellent product, or is the major redesign for 2014/15 of the Camp Four a... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb Viv Scott tests out two different but high performing jackets from Mountain Hardwear. From the Matterhorn North Face to wet... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumb In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more

Dec 2010

thumb Edinburgh-based climber Viv Scott takes a look at modern Scottish winter clothing systems and gear, and reviews his top pick of... Read more

Oct 2011

thumb Alan James, Mick Ryan and Chris Craggs review an essential part of the modern climber's gear: rope bags. "The rope bag has... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb Paul Lewis is a mountaineering instructor with a fetish for metal spikes. Here he stomps his way through a selection of... Read more

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