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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 ]

thumb Jack Geldard tests out the La Sportiva Nepal Cube boots. In the well known yellow colour, these boots look a lot like the... [ full review ]

thumb British Mountain Guide Tim Neill tests out the sexy looking Wild Country Pro Guide Lite Belay Device. He likes it, but does... [ full review ]

thumb George Cave tests out the Quasar Hybrid Pullover from Mountain Hardwear: "Produced in a vividly striking red/orange (also... [ full review ]

thumb The Adze jacket is Patagonia's "all mountain" softshell jacket – available with a hood ("Adze Hoody"), and without ("Adze... [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe gives a big thumbs up to this synthetic jacket. It's light, yet has all the basic features plus a few luxuries,... [ full review ]

thumb Duncan Campbell tests two ropes from Petzl... He takes some falls and survives! But there is more to it than that, surely?... [ full review ]

Popular Gear Reviews

thumb Adrian Berry reviews the Alpine Up - a double rope assisted belay device. Is it like a Grigri for Trad climbers? Would you... [ full review ]

thumb Mammut have taken harness development in a new direction by integrating a top of the range harness with a pair of rock climbing... [ full review ]

thumb Duncan Campbell puts the Ridge Low GTX from Mammut through its paces to see how suitable an approach shoe it is for typical... [ full review ]

thumb The lightest technical crampons currently available allied to a very clever modular design that means they will fit many... [ full review ]

Most Popular Gear Reviews Ever

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 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 ]

thumb Written by Chamonix-based climber and photographer Jon Griffith, with stunning photographs of his journeys in Patagonia, Chamonix... [ full review ]

All Gear Reviews by date

There are 543 gear reviews. Click on the date to show a list of gear from just that year.

2014: (29 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)