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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 ]

thumb Harnesses are one of the key pieces of equipment for most climbers, and one that gets used day in, day out, yet is often... [ full review ]

thumb George Cave takes the Super Chockstone Jacket from Mountain Hardwear out to Morocco for some heat and up to Scotland for some... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard tests out the new range of holds carved by legendary climber Malcolm Smith. Did a little bit of Malc's strength... [ full review ]

thumb Since its launch ten years ago the Hubba Hubba has proved a popular three-season staple for MSR. For 2014 this classic two... [ full review ]

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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 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 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 Jack Geldard tests out the new range of holds carved by legendary climber Malcolm Smith. Did a little bit of Malc's strength... [ full review ]


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

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

thumb Paul Lewis is a mountaineering instructor with a fetish for metal spikes. Here he stomps his way through a selection of... [ full review ]

thumb In this interactive article series, gear guru and mountain funny man Andy Kirkpatrick will answer your questions on gear. From... [ full review ]



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2014: (43 reviews)

2013: (54 reviews)

2012: (67 reviews)

2011: (61 reviews)

2010: (89 reviews)

2009: (74 reviews)

2008: (77 reviews)

2007: (43 reviews)

2006: (25 reviews)

2005: (24 reviews)