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This month we've got 21 new articles, 40 product announcements and 5 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

thumb In this informative video Arc'teryx Ambassador Roger Strong gives the beta on placing a bomber ice screw. [ full story ]

thumb In this article Dan Goodwin of Mountain Plan takes us through some of the better descents out of Coire an t Sneachda in the... [ full story ]

thumb Andy Kirkpatrick gives us ten tips on staying psyched for the mountains: I was emailed by a climber this week asking if I had... [ full story ]

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival 2009 was a rip-roaring, beer-drinking, film-watching, party-dancing success. The backdrop to the... [ full story ]

thumb Tomaž Humar, who has perished, aged 40, on Langtang Lirung in Nepal, was a climber whose approach to Himalayan alpinism excited... [ full story ]

thumb Grant Farquhar brings us word of the Deep Water soloing in Bermuda, detailing turquoise water, lots of rock and never-ending... [ full story ]

thumb Last year the film 'Andy Parkin: A life in Adaptation' won the Judges' Special Prize at the Kendal Mountain Festival and this... [ full story ]

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thumb Check out what's coming up in the December issue of Climb Magazine. This month's articles include Leo Holding's Asgard Project,... [ full story ]

thumb Craggy Island celebrate their 5th anniversary since opening in some style and raise a tidy sum for a local charity to boot. [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on from the past month, including: 18 new articles, 30 product announcements... [ full story ]

thumb Ondra shows just how good he is going head to head with some of the best in the world in the 2009 World Cup final at Puurs,... [ full story ]

thumb In June this year the British team of Paul Guest, Leon Winchester, Martin Moran and Rob Jarvis along with Indian Liaison... [ full story ]

thumb In this new photo article, renowned photographer and mountaineer Ian Parnell gets us ready for winter with a stunning series of... [ full story ]

thumb Dave Brown has his new film out next week, Welsh Connections. It features a diverse mix of climbing and climbers all based in... [ full story ]

thumb Jerry Moffatt and Niall Grimes are appearing at the Kendal Mountain Festivals this year. They will be discussing their book... [ full story ]

thumb Dave Birkett has had a long association with Scafell and the Lake District. Here he recounts two of his winter ascents of... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb Situated in Lochaber, Scotland at the west end of the Grampian mountains and close to the town of Fort William, Ben Nevis is the... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Jack Geldard takes the Himalya Hoody belay jacket big walling in America. How does it perform? "This is a warm jacket and I... [ full review ]

thumb A lthough I've heard people say different things, I find the Batura extremely comfortable, both for climbing and approaches.... [ full review ]

thumb Top climber Dave MacLeod reviews the stunning new book Ben Nevis Britain's Highest Mountain. "As far as I'm concerned it's the... [ full review ]

thumb Grit Flick is the new DVD from Alastair Lee at Posing Productions. It is a series of short films covering a variety of top-level... [ full review ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb I recently purchased (and subsequently watched) the new Big Up Productions film Progression. The film offers a good range of... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The MCofS in association with Chicks Unleashed are offering One-day GPS training courses for women. [ full story ]

thumb Wild Country's most fully featured, stylish and comfortable models get a strong visual overhaul to keep ahead of the pack. So... [ full story ]

thumb The new range of TIKKA² and ZIPKA² headlamps takes advantage of all the technical knowledge and experience Petzl has acquired... [ full story ]

thumb The Beacon Climbing Centre is running their annual winter bouldering aggregate. There is a £2 minimum donation to join the... [ full story ]

thumb UKClimbing Limited needs a new graphic designer / sub-editor to work on the expanding range of Rockfax guidebooks. The position... [ full story ]

thumb Designed by climbers for climbers the RAB Latok Alpine Jacket has everything you need and nothing you don't, the perfect... [ full story ]

thumb Close fitting beanie in Polartec® Thermal Pro® [ full story ]

thumb What a turn out! What nearly great weather! What a great final display by Steve Johnson! What an inspiring lecture by Andy... [ full story ]

thumb COOL COMFORT FOR CLIMBING IN WOMEN'S CHUNKY LEGGINGS One of Chunky Monki's very few non fair trade or sustainable cotton... [ full story ]

thumb TISO outdoor shops are holding a series of winter lectures and masterclasses across Scotland this winter with Tim Emmett... [ full story ]

thumb Is it a reprint? Is it an update? Is it the best guide to the western crags that there has ever been? The answer to at least one... [ full story ]

thumb Mountain Equipment Odin Down Jacket Deal. Only £99.00 from Joe Brown's. [ full story ]

thumb The Stretch Element Jacket is Patagonia's premium, full-stretch waterproof alpine jacket and is their most breathable hard shell... [ full story ]

thumb Christmas shopping is nearly upon us. Save ££ and time by heading to the BMC shop – where you can save up to 20% on over 100... [ full story ]

thumb Delivering incredible warmth, especially for its weight; the 800+ fill power North Star Jacket is designed for extreme winter... [ full story ]

thumb Marmot is offering all climbers attending Kendal Mountain Film Festival a one off chance to meet Steve McClure and Lucy Creamer... [ full story ]

thumb In their annual 'Awards for Excellence' the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild have voted Lofoten Rock as winner in the... [ full story ]

thumb Our FigFour training tools have been quite a hit at previous events during the year, and now our DryIce sessions are set to make... [ full story ]

thumb GO Outdoors is opening two new superstores in December 2009 creating more than 80 new retail jobs. The stores,... [ full story ]

thumb This next week sees another player in the intelligent fabrics market. Accapi UK is a company set up by two North-East based... [ full story ]

thumb The TIKKA² photo/video contest has been live one week and we've recieved lots of great submissions. Watch one of the winning... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb This insulated jacket is perfect as an extra layer for backpacking, climbing and mountaineering. With minimal weight and... [ full story ]

thumb Rab Generator Smocks - Mega Deal. Only £69.00! From Joe Browns. [ full story ]

thumb Marmot's all round ski and mountaineering pant. This state-of-the-art three-layer GORE-TEX® pant was conceived and built for... [ full story ]

thumb If you are heading to THE mountain event of the year then be sure to pay a visit to the KMF Marquee where the International... [ full story ]

thumb The Montane Women's Anti-Freeze Vest an ultra-lightweight, water-resistant, very high quality down vest. Sister product to the... [ full story ]

thumb The new Women's Chunky Synthetic Padded Jacket. It's not just about the soft-to-touch outer material, or the silky soft violet... [ full story ]

thumb DMM has just taken delivery of our latest 'Climb Now Work Later' t-shirts and hoodies in a wide variety of modern colours -... [ full story ]

thumb The Westcomb IS Recon Hoody is a bomb-proof insulated soft shell, incorporating premium fabrics, styling and construction. [ full story ]

thumb Polartec® Power Shield® Gloves specifically designed for cycling. [ full story ]

thumb Western Mountaineering is a specialist down equipment manufacturer based in San Jose, California. The company began over 38 years... [ full story ]

thumb If you want a chance to win a Olympus Mju Tough-8000 in the KMF Photo Competition you best get your skates on, last chance is... [ full story ]

thumb Over the weekend of 7-8 November 2009 Plas y Brenin hosted a Mountaineering, Climbing and Trekking Expedition Symposium. It was... [ full story ]

thumb Whilst there is no substitute for a decent bricks and mortar outdoor shop and even for the more boutique shops like the... [ full story ]

thumb UV CLIMB PARTY...Craggy's Fifth Birthday....7th November: Yep hard to believe, but Craggy Island is now 5 years old and as much... [ full story ]

thumb We didn't skimp on anything when designing our most affordable offering in a three-layer Gore-Tex® Performance Shell. With... [ full story ]

thumb A founder of a Cardiff-based climbing centre has been named the Brightest Star for 2009 according to a top Welsh business... [ full story ]

thumb Many people in the UK will already be aware of the current postal disputes. This has slowed things down a little bit, especially... [ full story ]

thumb This winter Evolv are visiting a climbing wall near you to give you the chance to try out the Evolv rock shoe range. Full... [ full story ]

thumb Black Diamond's premier harness for ice and mixed climbing, the Xenos has been designed and built using our Kinetic Core... [ full story ]


thumb If you are free the weekend of 6/7th February 2010 and want to learn some winter walking and mountaineering skills at Glenmore... [ full story ]

thumb Win 5 free copies of the BMC Roaches Guidebook. Five easy questions to answer. Now closed. [ full story ]

thumb We had a great response to our Grit Flick Competition with nearly hundred entries in two days. Lot's of "god's own rock" and... [ full story ]

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