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Climbing Hardwear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

Totem Cam 2 Jul 2014

thumb Totem have thought outside the traditional cam design box to create the Totem Cam with the best holding power of any camming... [ full story ]

thumb With the alpine summer season now in full swing many people are getting kitted out with spikey, shiney toys to safeguard their... [ full story ]

thumb Kouba Top Nuts are available in a set of 7 different sizes. Bigger five nuts in this set are made out of hard aluminium, and two... [ full story ]

thumb The Lime range from Climbing Technology is a collection of carabiners and quickdraws designed to offer the all round climber... [ full story ]

thumb You can never have too many locking karabiners in your arsenal and there's one designed for just about every occasion. From the... [ full story ]

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 ]

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Climbing Hardwear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

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 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 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 ]


All Climbing Hardwear by date

There are 130 items in Climbing Hardwear. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2014: (7 items)

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)