UKC content in February 2013

This month we've got 8 new articles, 19 product announcements and 2 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

thumb In this article Ben Lewis, researcher at the University of Leeds, takes a look at climbing, consumption and the environment and... [ full story ]

thumb On reaching a milestone of twenty years of climbing and the birth of his first child, UKC User Rampikino takes a trip down memory... [ full story ]

thumb Paul Ross remembers George Sheilds, pioneer, adventurer, Creagh Dhu member. "Consider that your only protection was with... [ full story ]

thumb The recent cluster of winter mountaineering accidents in the Scottish Highlands has filled the national media, and there have... [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on from the past month, including: 9 new articles, 22 product announcements... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb With cheap flights, easy access and reliable ice conditions, Norway's Setesdal valley is an ideal alternative to Rjukan for... [ full story ]

UKClimbing FAQs

thumb Top winter climber and professional instructor George McEwan gives us step by step instructions on good ice climbing... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Film-maker Alastair Lee, Leo Houlding and fellow climbers Sean Leary and Jason Pickles head deep into the Amazon in an attempt to... [ full review ]

thumb Mark Glaister takes a look at the new Primus ExpressLander multi-fuel camping stove, which will run many fuels ranging from LPgas... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb Precautionary Recall of Mammut Via Ferrata Sets with rope friction based shock absorbers. [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The big UKC and UKH Readership Survey is now underway and we have some great prizes on offer. We are asking you to fill out a... [ full story ]

thumb Deals on BD Viper axe and hammer pairs - including Titan picks. [ full story ]

thumb A range of hooded synthetic insulated jackets available now. Some, like the popular Arc'teryx Atom, are lighter weight and ideal... [ full story ]

thumb Huge savings on Rab Vapour-rise Stretch Top - RRP £89.99 now on sale at £69.99. [ full story ]

thumb 20% off framing at Upload your photos to our site, and we print and frame them for you. [ full story ]

thumb Lyon Equipment Limited are pleased to announce they are now working with some exciting new brands. Katadyn water treatment... [ full story ]

thumb An update on new mountain clothing you can look forward to from autumn 2013... [ full story ]

thumb Stand out new colours and a sharp new design make Wild Country's latest crash pads a force to be reckoned with in 2013. Offering... [ full story ]

thumb At last! The Petzl Lynx has now come back into stock! [ full story ]

thumb The affected sets are: Brenta, Brenta De Luxe, Tofana, Civetta and Brenta Comfort. Comprehensive testing by the mountaineering... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb To be Centre Manager at Sutton you will be passionate about bouldering and promoting it as a fun and exhilarating sport to be... [ full story ]

thumb Last week Alan James and Sarah Stirling were at the massive winter gear tradeshow ISPO Munich, checking out new kit in the... [ full story ]

thumb There are more climbing films than ever at this year's Sheffield Adventure Film Festival with 18 films spread over four Climb... [ full story ]

thumb Huge savings on the Haglofs Lava 90 litre bag - RRP£90; now on sale at £49.99. [ full story ]

thumb View the latest range of Beacon Climbing Holds including superlight hollow-back polyurethane volumes, triangular plywood volumes,... [ full story ]

thumb Neat and flexible packages of power, these two sizes of thin film, high performance solar cells will draw energy from the sun –... [ full story ]

thumb Due to rapid expansion and continued investment, The Pinnacle Climbing Centre in Northampton is looking to recruit enthusiastic... [ full story ]

thumb A Jetboil Flash, with a coffee press and 50g of fresh coffee; a perfect setup for great coffee on the go. [ full story ]


thumb A novel about a company and its environment. From the first caving ladders to self-adjusting headlamps, the Petzl story is one of... [ full story ]

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