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National Theatre Wales Paint Rockface in North Wales

National Theatre Wales have painted an extract from a poem by Welsh poet Gillian Clarke for a show that the theatre is putting on called 'The Gathering/Yr Helfa'. The poem has been painted onto a rockface in Cwm Llan which the Watkin Path on Snowdon passes...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Bum Shots & Shaky Vids

Andy Kirkpatrick talks cameras, technology and what he feels gives photographs a meaning so that you can capture those moments of fear, hardship or pure joy whilst in the...

The Five Best E5 Routes in the UK?

I know it’s arbitrary, but everyone has their favourite grade. Usually it tends to hover around that point between success and failure, that fine line tends to create...
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COMPETITION: Win a Petzl Nao Headtorch with Outside

Focus on the trail ahead With autumn rapidly approaching (clocks go back in a few short weeks folks) we thought it was an opportune time to spread some light and cheer...

Photo of the Week
Racing the sunrise on the Kuffner arete
Jon Griffith

Congratulations to James Rushforth for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 266 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Mountain Equipment Lhotse Jacket

An outstanding all-round shell for serious walkers and mountaineers who demand full function, 4-season protection.

The Lhotse Jacket provides unstinting weather protection for those that head into the mountains whatever the weather. Whether trekking through driving summer rain in New Zealand or battling blizzards on a Scottish winter Munro this is a serious shell for almost any occasion.

Features & Benefits

  • 3-layer GORE-TEX Pro 40D fabric
  • 3-layer GORE-TEX Pro 80D fabric reinforcements
  • Mountain HC Hood is fully adjustable
  • Alpine fit with articulated and pre-shaped sleeves
  • Storm Construction techniques used throughout
  • Stratum Storage; 2 large pockets and 1 Napoleon pocket with moulded AquaGuard® zips
  • 2-way YKK moulded AquaGuard centre front zip
  • 2-way YKK WR underarm pit zips with laminated and bonded entry
  • Adjustable laminated cuffs and dual tether hem drawcords
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Events Diary
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