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23 Jun 2016

thumb Dan Bailey reviews a range of pots, pans, kettles and crockery that fold flat for easy packing. Read more

20 Jun 2016

thumb Martin McKenna puts this ultralight sport-oriented harness to good use on the sun-drenched sport crags of Spain and, err,... Read more

16 Jun 2016

thumb Made for the US military, MSR has now put their most advanced water purifier on the civilian market. But when not being used by... Read more

14 Jun 2016

thumb From Malham to Raven Tor, sport climbing to bouldering, Penny Orr has been putting the Mountain Equipment Women's Rock Climbing... Read more

8 Jun 2016

thumb There may be room for improvement, but Dan Bailey still likes this versatile four-season all-rounder Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb If you're a fan of all-leather boots then you'll probably like the Trovat Guide High GTX, reckons Dan Aspel - a reborn version of... Read more

2 Jun 2016

thumb The Overboard Waterproof Large Phone Case offers the possibility of carrying and using your phone on crags or mountains without... Read more

31 May 2016

thumb The multi pitch trad paradise of Lofoten may not instantly spring to mind as a bouldering destination, but this beautifully... Read more

May 2016

thumb A refinement on the popular ELIOS, Petzl's new ELIA helmet is designed specifically for women - particularly those with long... Read more

May 2016

thumb With some key improvements on the previous model, the new Dragons take DMM's dual axle cam offering to new heights, reckons Tim... Read more

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May 2016

thumb Most climbers need a comfy rock shoe in their lives. When choosing an all-day all-rounder, pure performance comes second to... Read more

May 2016

thumb With some key improvements on the previous model, the new Dragons take DMM's dual axle cam offering to new heights, reckons Tim... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb In early December, UKC received an invitation to review the latest incarnation of the Moonboard. Never one to shy away from a... Read more

May 2016

thumb Andy Pollitt has to be up there in the hall of fame of British rock climbing, not simply because of his routes and repeats, but... 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

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

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


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