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The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. We were blown away by the variety and... Read more
The team from UKC were recently at the giant trade show of ISPO in Munich. We saw a lot of products, drank a little bit of German... Read more
Back for its second year, the Petzl Lead Climbing Championship is a national competition aimed at lead climbers of all... Read more
The harness and rope report is the second in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of... Read more
The hardware report is the first in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of climbing... Read more
For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness,... Read more
With the alpine summer season now in full swing many people are getting kitted out with spikey, shiney toys to safeguard their... Read more
Petzl's new range of climbing ropes have been developed to meet the needs of today's climbers. Whether you are looking for a... Read more
Looking for a climbing trip with a difference? Petzl are inviting climbers to join them on their 2014 RocTrip to Eastern Europe.
The final report from ISPO this year covers Packs, Sleeping Bags and General Camping / other items.
With some really great kit... Read more
Petzl ReviewsIndependent reviews from the UKC gear testers
Thinking of buying some new ice screws?
In this comparison review we have ice screws from the best in the business. From... Read more
Petzl's Meteor was probably the first EPS helmet on the market, way back in 1996. Dan Bailey looks at the latest version of this... Read more
One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... Read more
Viv Scott tests out the bright orange Sirocco helmet from Petzl:
"At 165 grams (for the larger size), the Sirocco knocks up to... Read more
Duncan Campbell tests two ropes from Petzl... He takes some falls and survives!
But there is more to it than that, surely?... Read more
In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more
In this gear review James Wynne looks at five different children's harnesses and how they perform.
Do they adjust? Can the... Read more
According to Viv Scott, the Petzl Lynx and Black Diamond Stinger are leading the charge in lightweight replaceable front crampon... Read more
The UKC team looks at high performing ice axes from top brands such as Petzl, DMM, Black Diamond, Grivel and Edelrid.
If you... Read more
Mark Glaister takes a look at 5 screwgate karabiners each with an added feature that improves the safety of the belay system -... Read more