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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 Last week Alan James and Sarah Stirling were at the massive winter gear tradeshow ISPO Munich, checking out new kit in the... [ full story ]

thumb OR's burliest, most featured alpine 'suit of armour' built for mountaineers who spend extended time in the most extreme... [ full story ]

thumb This year UKClimbing and UKHillwalking sent four reporters to Europe's biggest gear event, OutDoor. In this fifth news... [ full story ]

thumb Inspired by big mountain endeavors, the Mentor Pants are up to the most demanding alpine challenges. Made of bomber,... [ full story ]

thumb The M's Mentor Jacket™ has been ruggedly designed, tested, and built for ultimate storm-worthy protection in remote, big-mountain... [ full story ]

thumb The Arete Gloves™ are some of the most versatile alpine gloves available. They offer grip, dexterity, and waterproof protection... [ full story ]

thumb A round up of the latest winter hard shells. [ full story ]

thumb Great Gear Offers from Scarpa, Grivel and Outdoor Research at Outside, Hathersage on 4/5th December and an evening lecture by... [ full story ]

thumb A shell that packs smaller than an energy bar, another without zips, a down jacket lighter than a cup of sugar. Sarah Stirling... [ full story ]

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Outdoor Research Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

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

thumb Bridget Collier puts the OR (Outdoor Research) Helium Jacket though its paces on the Rab Mountain Marathon... [ full review ]

thumb Keen winter climber Jon Ratcliffe puts the Arete Glove from Outdoor Research through its paces. "...long walk-ins, wet snow... [ full review ]

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