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Jul 2015

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. The new range of rock shoes and... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Ben Moon is back in the headlines again after his recent repeat of Rainshadow (9a) at Malham Cove. This was Ben's second career... Read more

May 2015

thumb Developed from the previous incarnation of our highly acclaimed shoe, the Boreal Kintaro is a precise, sensitive performance shoe... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb ]Boreal Lynx is the consummate all-rounder. Featuring a subtly downturned last shape and ultra sticky Zenith™ rubber, Lynx is... Read more

Jan 2015

thumb The Dharma is a shoe for the most demanding climbers, offering a great balance of support and sensitivity to achieve optimum... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb The Arwa, as used by Nick Bullock, is the ideal boot for Scottish winter, cascade ice and technical alpinism. Read more

Jul 2014

thumb The Satori is a shoe for the most demanding climbers with a great fit, support and sensitivity. Excellent toe hooking... Read more

Sep 2013

thumb Here is our final report from the huge OutDoor Tradeshow of 2013 - this time it is footwear. We've started with mountain... Read more

Aug 2013

thumb The Boreal Diabolo is a superbly versatile shoe with a great compromise between comfort and technical performance. Precise enough... Read more

Aug 2013

thumb Mid-July saw the huge OutDoor Tradeshow descend upon the town of Friedrichshafen in Germany. This is the event of the year for... Read more

Boreal Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

3 Aug 2015

thumb Is being an 'all-rounder' an impossible task? Rob Greenwood reviews the Boreal Lynx in an attempt to answer that question Read more

May 2015

thumb The UKC Test Team take on eight pairs of approach shoes to find out which one will get you to the crag in comfort, style, with... Read more

Dec 2014

thumb We test 8 of the best rock shoes out there - from Five Ten, Scarpa, La Sportiva and Evolv through to Tenaya, Boreal, Edelrid and... Read more

Aug 2013

thumb Rock shoes are one of the most important pieces of climbing equipment you will ever buy. So to help you make the... Read more

Oct 2012

thumb Steve Long compares the suitability of three popular pairs of boots for Alpine walks and scrambles: the Scarpa Cristallo, La... Read more

Apr 2010

thumb Is the new 'MiFit' hybrid velcro/lace up system a marketing gimmick or true innovation? asks Dave Sarkar. There have been many... Read more

Aug 2009

thumb "A staple of any climbers footwear collection is the 'approach shoe'." UKClimbing.com Gear Reviewer, Dave Sarkar test out the... Read more

Apr 2007

thumb The Boreal Mutant is a climbing shoe designed for bouldering, high-end climbs and overhanging walls. Tom Dixon takes a closer... Read more