Announcements direct from the manufacturers
Climbing Technology's range of winter hardware continues to grow and for winter 2015 they have crampons and axes in the range to... Read more
Available from September The new SALEWA North-X Adze and Hammer is designed to bridge the gap between technical climbing tools... Read more
The award-winning NEO Avalanche Beacon (£225) has a bandwidth of 60 metres, 10m more than existing models thanks to ISOTECH... Read more
Climbing Technology's range of winter hardware continues to grow and for winter 2014 they have a crampon in the range to suit... Read more
Train for Ice and Dry Tooling, Anytime. DRY ICE Tools, and now the new ICICLES, are the Perfect Solution for Indoor Training for... Read more
MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based manufacturer of high-performance outdoor equipment, has gripped the snowshoe... Read more
Three new MSR snow shovels offer unparalleled strength and efficiency. MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based... Read more
Purchase a pair of Black Diamond Fusion ice axes and Punisher ice climbing gloves in either black or lime green from First Ascent... Read more
Does your idea of a great day out involve a classic grade II or III winter climb? Do you enjoy mountaineering and winter hill... Read more
There are many different aspects to the winter climbing and mountaineering game - from ice falls and snowed up buttresses, to... Read more
The absolutely brilliant new Tech Machine Ice Axes from Grivel are, well, brilliant. We've passed them round 5 different testers... Read more
The lightest technical crampons currently available allied to a very clever modular design that means they will fit many... Read more
DMM's new top of the range ice tools do not disappoint when it gets steep and lairy, but are they versatile enough to span across... Read more
Sarah Stirling reviews some lightweight skis from Ski Trab.
They were good on the uphills, but how did they cope with the... Read more
Steve Long reviews the RescYou, Mammut's innovative crevasse rescue device, which can be used to rescue yourself or other... Read more
According to Viv Scott, the Petzl Lynx and Black Diamond Stinger are leading the charge in lightweight replaceable front crampon... Read more
Viv Scott tests out DMM's new Apex ice axe, and a revision of their old favourite – the Fly.
"Both the Apex and Fly feel very... 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
Skis allow you an amazing freedom of access in the winter, says Jon Griffith - not only because you can 'skin' there quicker and... Read more
Toby Archer checks out some winter hardware from Italian brand Climbing Technology. It's reasonably priced, but is it any good? Read more