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15 Oct 2014

thumb Nuts, wires, stoppers, chocks, wedges, whatever you want to call them, have been around for a long time. In this review we take a... Read more

13 Oct 2014

thumb Charlie Boscoe takes the Mammut Nordwand Pro Jacket out in all weather from Chamonix to Norway and finds it to be tough... but it... Read more

30 Sep 2014

thumb British Mountain Guide Tim Neill tests out the new Wild Country proton Quickdraws. "The slings are chunky and robust allowing... Read more

26 Sep 2014

thumb If you're going to get high you'll need some decent shades. Dan Bailey trialled Julbo's top of the range mountaineering... Read more

24 Sep 2014

thumb One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... Read more

22 Sep 2014

thumb International Mountain Guide and North Wales local Steve Long has got his hands on the new North Wales Limestone guide published... Read more

Sep 2014

thumb In this review UKC regular Tom Ripley takes a look at the new Dolomites guide, written by fellow UKC regular James Rushforth, and... Read more

Sep 2014

thumb With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... Read more

Aug 2014

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... Read more

Aug 2014

thumb George Cave takes the Super Chockstone Jacket from Mountain Hardwear out to Morocco for some heat and up to Scotland for some... Read more

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24 Sep 2014

thumb One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... Read more

Jul 2014

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.... Read more

15 Oct 2014

thumb Nuts, wires, stoppers, chocks, wedges, whatever you want to call them, have been around for a long time. In this review we take a... Read more

Jul 2014

thumb Looking for some new cragging clothing, but want to stand out at the wall or crag? Heather Florence and Jonny Baker test out... Read more

Most Popular Gear Reviews Ever

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

Jul 2008

thumb In this interactive article series, gear guru and mountain funny man Andy Kirkpatrick will answer your questions on gear. From... Read more

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