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Climbing Hardwear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb Chamonix-based hardware manufacturer, Simond, have issued a recall on all Rocky bent gate and straight gate karabiners produced... [ full story ]

thumb Here is a round-up of currently available belay devices. This is not a gear review, but we have listed simple belay devices with... [ full story ]

thumb Wild Country has issued an update about the Rocks recall which is currently in place for certain batches of Anodised and Classic... [ full story ]

thumb It's time to reconsider which locking carabiner you use for belaying. The 'new kid on the block' is the DMM Rhino, a... [ full story ]

thumb An innovative easy to use locking belay carabiner. [ full story ]

thumb AustriAlpin Rockit Quickdraws represent high quality and excellent value for money. [ full story ]

thumb Very easy to use belay/rappel biner that keeps the carabiner properly aligned on the belay loop to prevent cross loading [ full story ]

thumb As part of its 150-year anniversary collection, German climbing brand EDELRID has just released their latest range of karabiners... [ full story ]

thumb Fantastic offer on Wild Coutnry Rockcentrics size 5 - 8. SAVE £16!!!! [ full story ]

thumb This month sees the UK launch of a new generation of belay devices from German climbing specialists Edelrid. The two new devices... [ full story ]

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Climbing Hardwear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb This innovative assisted-braking belay device from Climbing Technology is aimed at the single-rope sport climber and indoor... [ full review ]

thumb Mark Glaister takes a look at 5 screwgate karabiners each with an added feature that improves the safety of the belay system -... [ full review ]

thumb Craig Smith reviews the DMM Dragons size 00 and 0, the latest additions to DMM's range of Dragon cams. [ full review ]

thumb The new flagship hot-forged DMM Alpha karabiners are now available. There are four 'biners in the range - a Trad, a Trad Light,... [ full review ]

thumb Neil Foster reviews three innovative new devices: the Petzl Reverso 4, Mammut Bionic Alpine and Grivel Master Pro. [ full review ]

thumb Craig Smith reviews Wild Country's new 'Big Friends': Sizes 5 and 6. [ full review ]

thumb With both traditional and sport climbing use in mind, Mark Glaister has been testing out some of the diverse range of quickdraws... [ full review ]

thumb The new Helium Friends are finally here, and Viv Scott has been testing them out. The review includes an explanation from Wild... [ full review ]

thumb A video review of 5 of the current range of assisted braking belay devices. Featuring Alan James and and Mark Glaister and filmed... [ full review ]

thumb Toby Archer puts the DMM Dragon Cams and the Black Diamond Camalots head to head, to find out which are best... "Black... [ full review ]


All Climbing Hardwear by date

There are 123 items in Climbing Hardwear. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2013: (12 items)

2012: (13 items)

2011: (14 items)

2010: (20 items)

2009: (22 items)

2008: (21 items)

2007: (17 items)

2006: (1 items)

2005: (3 items)