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Outdoor Research News

Announcements direct from Outdoor Research

Mar 2015

thumb 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

Feb 2013

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

Feb 2013

thumb Last week Alan James and Sarah Stirling were at the massive winter gear tradeshow ISPO Munich, checking out new kit in the... Read more

Sep 2011

thumb OR's burliest, most featured alpine 'suit of armour' built for mountaineers who spend extended time in the most extreme... Read more

Aug 2011

thumb This year UKClimbing and UKHillwalking sent four reporters to Europe's biggest gear event, OutDoor. In this fifth news... Read more

Jan 2011

thumb Inspired by big mountain endeavors, the Mentor Pants are up to the most demanding alpine challenges. Made of bomber,... Read more

Jan 2011

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

Jan 2011

thumb The Arete Gloves™ are some of the most versatile alpine gloves available. They offer grip, dexterity, and waterproof protection... Read more

Nov 2010

thumb A round up of the latest winter hard shells. Read more

Nov 2010

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

Outdoor Research Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Feb 2016

thumb Bridget Collier reviews the Outdoor Research Women's Diode Hooded Jacket... "I got raised eyebrows from my nearest and dearest... Read more

Feb 2014

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... Read more

Apr 2013

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... Read more

Mar 2013

thumb Dan and Pegs Bailey test out a selection of lightweight fleece tops for men and women. Read more

Feb 2011

thumb Bridget Collier puts the OR (Outdoor Research) Helium Jacket though its paces on the Rab Mountain Marathon... Read more

Feb 2010

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