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The superb, well featured Session Pad from Metolius is now available in Orange. In Stores Now
The ultimate pad for highballers, and circuit climbers, has now got two new sizes added to the menu
Fragrant and moisture absorbing deodorisers for climbing shoes, running shoes, hiking boots or any other 'fruity' footwear.
Aiming at designing and producing the best belay glasses to protect climbers' neck, Y&Y focuses on every detail to improve... Read more
For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness,... Read more
Mutant mats are unique exclusive design bouldering mats based on our best selling Phud, Mujo and Project models.
Whatever we do at DMM, we always make sure that we do it well. Even our XSRE accessory carabiner is a cut above the rest. Not... Read more
Taiwan based HANCHOR has launched a new kind of chalkbag on Kickstarter. An internal chalkball system promises to help climbers... Read more
New to Petzl's Performance range and joining the NAO are the reactive Tikka R+ and RXP. Powerful headlamps that are... Read more
The clocks go back later this month but the new X-Sun from Mammut makes light work of the darker evenings.
Climbing Accessories ReviewsIndependent reviews from the UKC gear testers
If you're going to get high you'll need some decent shades.
Dan Bailey trialled Julbo's top of the range mountaineering... 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
Alpkit have been making bouldering mats for nearly 15 years. 2013 has seen them introduce some new mats plus make modifications... Read more
Mark Glaister puts the Compact version of the Beta Stick through its paces.
"The Beta Stick Compact is an excellent piece of... Read more
Nik Goile reviews Metolius' tri-fold Recon pad, designed to offer both a compact profile and large landing area. Read more
Dan Bailey road tests the new improved Petzl E+Lite, and reckons it's the best mini emergency headtorch he's seen. Read more
Paul Lewis reviews the Petzl Nao headtorch with its 'reactive lighting' technology. A new direction in the evolution of head... Read more
Viv Scott reviews Black Diamond's 'Ultra Distance' carbon fibre folding trekking poles. The 3-section Z-Pole design features a... Read more
Mountain first aid instructor Cara-Lyn Reynolds reviews a Lifesystems Mountain First Aid Kit:
"This pack seems designed by... Read more