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James Turnbull at Outside recently took the new Osprey Mutant 38 on a rigorous test in the Swiss Alps, climbing the Westgrat on... Read more
The Prolighter 60+20 is a mountaineering backpack designed for faraway expeditions at high altitude weighing only 1.5kg Read more
The Osprey Mutant 38 - any route any season. A pack designed for year-round ascents. Super light, flexible, strippable and... Read more
Introducing The Mountain Attack 35:45 - a truely versitle mountain pack ideal for those who live and breathe alpine sports.
Lowe Alpine have been engineering innovative and practical mountaineering products using the best, most durable materials for... Read more
Firstly how sharp does the new Mutant look!! It's not all about this, but let's face it the best Alpine climbing pack in the... Read more
The Mutant is an award-winning pack designed for year-round ascents. Super light, flexible, strippable and seasonally versatile... Read more
Surely there's no room for another pack brand in the UK? BOREAS GEAR, hailing from San Francisco, and Ardblair Sports Importers... Read more
The Vector is an exciting new trad climbing sack which forms a key part of the fresh range of DMM rucksacks and bags. With its... Read more
As climbers we spend a lot of time on the move, be it trips abroad, big expeditions or even a weekend away closer to home. To... Read more
Rucksacks ReviewsIndependent reviews from the UKC gear testers
British climbing brand DMM have recently launched a full set of soft goods to go alongside their legendary hardware. DMM sent... Read more
Dan Bailey test drives a walker's day pack with an ambitious set of features Read more
Paul Lewis checks out the features and comfort of Montane's versatile alpine, winter and cragging sack
'Everything has its... Read more
Viv Scott reviews the Warthog 38L Rucksack from Blue Ice.
"Size-wise, the Warthog 38 is spot on for Scottish or alpine winter... Read more
Charlie Boscoe reviews the tough Gregory Alpinisto 35 Litre Rucksack.
"As for the specifics of features and minor details, I... Read more
Steve Long reviews the Medusa 32 from Montane's brand new range. The Medusa 32 is designed as a mountain master, super light... Read more
Toby Archer reviews five 42-50 litre crag packs priced from £60-£130: the Arc'teryx Miura 50, Black Diamond Demon Duffel, CAMP... Read more
Gear for walking with babies and toddlers: Dan Bailey tests out the Deuter Kid Comfort III Child Carrier rucksack. Read more
Sarah Stirling tests three general purpose 30-40 litre rucksacks priced around £90-£100: the 30 litre Marmot Myrina, 32 litre... Read more
"Suppliers of equipment for Climbing, Mountaineering, Hill Walking, and Adventure Travel. Specialists we may be, elitist we are definitely not."