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Mountain Equipment News

Announcements direct from Mountain Equipment

thumb We welcome Dave MacLeod to the Mountain Equipment store, Manchester at 7pm on Thursday 3rd July for a very special evening... [ full story ]

thumb An ultra-light and ultra-minimalist shell custom built for mountain running and adventure racing in all conditions. [ full story ]

thumb 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... [ full story ]

thumb In this 'What's Available' announcement we look at a variety of different soft shell jackets. British summer? Better get your... [ full story ]

thumb Mid-July saw the huge OutDoor trade show descend upon the town of Friedrichshafen in Germany. One of the UKC/UKH team's... [ full story ]

thumb A technical shell jacket ideally suited to alpine and expedition climbing on the steepest lines and biggest faces. [ full story ]

thumb Moungtain Equipment are looking for an Insulated (Down) Garment Technologist/Developer. The successful candidate will be... [ full story ]

thumb A range of hooded synthetic insulated jackets available now. Some, like the popular Arc'teryx Atom, are lighter weight and ideal... [ full story ]

thumb An update on new mountain clothing you can look forward to from autumn 2013... [ full story ]

thumb Sarah Stirling interviews British brand Mountain Equipment about issues with down sourcing such as force feeding, live plucking,... [ full story ]

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Mountain Equipment Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces: "The first... [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe puts several top pairs of hard shell pants to the test. "The basic requirements are that they fit well, have... [ full review ]

thumb 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... [ full review ]

thumb 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... [ full review ]

thumb Toby Archer checks out a top of the range bag that allies super light technology (hence the "SL" tag) to enough top quality goose... [ full review ]

thumb Dan and Pegs Bailey test out a selection of lightweight fleece tops for men and women. [ full review ]

thumb Dan Bailey has been out in the hills testing three pairs of summer trousers. Here follows his thoughts on the Mountain Equipment... [ full review ]

thumb A very warm synthetic-filled jacket that offers huge amounts of protection in the direst of conditions, but is it the perfect... [ full review ]

thumb Dan Bailey reviews three synthetic insulated jackets, made by UK-based brands, and built with the soggy British cold in mind. He... [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe reviews Mountain Equipment's 'tough and super hard' Kalanka jacket. Made from stretch Gore-Tex Pro Shell, and... [ full review ]


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