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2 Sep 2015

thumb "For me the Boreas Pull-On fits the bill perfectly. It is light, hasn't ripped over many years of abuse, and has survived being... Read more

28 Aug 2015

thumb The Genius is the latest shoe in La Sportiva's No-Edge range. Having never used a no-edge shoe before, and being of a somewhat... Read more

25 Aug 2015

thumb Totem have revived the much-loved "Alien" - but with many newer micro-cams on the market do they still cut the mustard? Duncan... Read more

20 Aug 2015

thumb The Matik has been a long standing project for CAMP, who have put in a lot of time, effort, and money into getting its design and... Read more

17 Aug 2015

thumb Professional Mountain Guide and trad climbing legend Tim Neill tests out the new Wild Country Superlight Offset Rocks and he... Read more

7 Aug 2015

thumb DMM's new belay device has just won an Industry Award at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen mega-show, but what does a weekend punter... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Is being an 'all-rounder' an impossible task? Rob Greenwood reviews the Boreal Lynx in an attempt to answer that question Read more

Jul 2015

thumb A new slimline and lightweight fixed leg loop harness from Edelrid, but is it too specialist for a do everything British cragging... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb A sturdy single rope from the Spanish brand Fixe-Roca and distributed by Alpkit in the UK. Toby Archer reviews the Fixe-Roca... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb In this review southwest climber and boulder Dave Henderson takes a look at the new Dorset Bouldering Rockfax guidebook which has... Read more

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7 Aug 2015

thumb DMM's new belay device has just won an Industry Award at the OutDoor Friedrichshafen mega-show, but what does a weekend punter... Read more

25 Aug 2015

thumb Totem have revived the much-loved "Alien" - but with many newer micro-cams on the market do they still cut the mustard? Duncan... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Scarpa say: "If you're after one shoe for indoor climbing, bouldering, sport climbing and even multipitch traditional climbing... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb This Alpine Attack rucksack from Lowe Alpine has been dragged from Scotland to Pembroke and even to the Alps. It survived, as... 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

Jan 2012

thumb Are you a walker, a mountaineer, a climber or a bit of all three? Dan Bailey tries out three winter boots, each designed for a... Read more


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