Announcements direct from Mountain Equipment
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. In this final selection of videos we... Read more
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. The new range of climbing and... Read more
In the summer of 2014 Dave MacLeod set his sights on opening a hard new route on Cima Ovest in the Italian Dolomites. A bold... Read more
A couple of weeks ago UKC/H were out in Germany at the huge tradeshow of ISPO in Munich. We dropped in to as many outdoor brands... Read more
We welcome Dave MacLeod to the Mountain Equipment store, Manchester at 7pm on Thursday 3rd July for a very special evening... Read more
An ultra-light and ultra-minimalist shell custom built for mountain running and adventure racing in all conditions.
The first of the UKC/UKH reports on the giant tradeshow of ISPO.
If you want to check out what is hot in the world of mountain... Read more
In this 'What's Available' announcement we look at a variety of different soft shell jackets.
British summer? Better get your... Read more
Mid-July saw the huge OutDoor trade show descend upon the town of Friedrichshafen in Germany.
One of the UKC/UKH team's... Read more
A technical shell jacket ideally suited to alpine and expedition climbing on the steepest lines and biggest faces. Read more
In this group review we test out a range of down jackets. Our review brief was to test 'standard mid-weight down jackets that are... Read more
Following on from my review of the Mountain Equipment Hope Pants (see UKC Review), I have been out and about on the UK crags in... Read more
Having gone a bit soft in recent years (i.e. I've become a fair weather sport climber) reviewing waterproof/insulated jackets is... Read more
With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... Read more
Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces:
"The first... Read more
Charlie Boscoe puts several top pairs of hard shell pants to the test.
"The basic requirements are that they fit well, have... Read more
You may only have two hands, but in winter you can never have too many gloves. This collection spans a range of makes, models and... Read more
In this review we outline the important things to look for in a hard shell, then compare eight men's and women's jackets we've... Read more
Toby Archer checks out a top of the range bag that allies super light technology (hence the "SL" tag) to enough top quality goose... Read more
Dan and Pegs Bailey test out a selection of lightweight fleece tops for men and women. Read more