UKC content in June 2013

This month we've got 10 new articles, 35 product announcements and 3 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

thumb In this article blind climber Red Szell recounts his ascent of the iconic seastack of The Old Man of Hoy, one of Britain's most... [ full story ]

thumb Top British Boulderer, Ned Feehally shares his experiences climbing some hard boulders both in the UK and the world, his opinions... [ full story ]

thumb Felix Kiernan was a north London climber and baseline dirtbag. He died last week aged 28 in a rock-fall accident on the East... [ full story ]

thumb In October of 2012 Rob Greenwood and Jack Geldard travelled to the Hongu valley in the Nepalese Himalaya to attempt the north... [ full story ]

thumb During March and April this year we carried out an extensive Readership survey across both UKClimbing and UKHillwalking. The... [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on from the past month, including: 7 new articles, 44 product announcements... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb Sitting just twenty minutes drive from the world famous climbing town of Chamonix, the village of Vallorcine can be a haven of... [ full story ]

thumb This wild multi-day trip along Sardinia's spectacular east coast is as much a mountaineering expedition as a walk, but despite... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

thumb Dan Bear Grylls Bailey purses his lips to test a clever new filter bottle that makes clean drinking water on the go, quickly and... [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe reviews the Speedri jacket from Marmot. "The first test was a pretty ideal one for a jacket like this, as I... [ full review ]

thumb A new range of Mammut sleeping bags, introduced summer 2013, builds on the tried and tested partnership between Mammut and... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb South West Mountain Sports – Website Content Manager Salary - £20,000 – £25,000 dependent on experience A fantastic... [ full story ]

thumb The sun is shining and the days are long, so to celebrate we're offering some great deals on rock shoes from Red Chili and Evolv! [ full story ]

thumb We are a small team of passionate climbers and technology professionals working on an exciting start-up company based in Berlin.... [ full story ]

thumb Good day to you and I hope you are well and having a sparkling week. I am here today to share with you a few brand new... [ full story ]

thumb The new Beta LT jacket - made with new GORE-TEX® Pro has arrived to stores early and should be available from mid-June! [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The Shaman LV is the ultimate low volume shoe for steep to overhanging climbing. Designed by Chris Sharma with input from Daila... [ full story ]

thumb Position: Weekend Climbing Instructor Working Hours: Part time (16 hours per week at weekends) Salary: £6,200 per annum... [ full story ]

thumb Ultra lightweight mountain rain wear with exceptional breathability statistics on par with a technical mountaineering shell. [ full story ]

thumb The trailer for Alastair Lee's latest film, The Last Great Climb, is now available to view online. [ full story ]

thumb Very easy to use belay/rappel biner that keeps the carabiner properly aligned on the belay loop to prevent cross loading [ full story ]

thumb High Sports Group is seeking a Centre Manager for its climbing wall in St Albans. This is a full time position and includes... [ full story ]

thumb We are proud to announce that The Cairngorms in Winter, the new film by Terry Abraham and featuring Chris Townsend, is now... [ full story ]

thumb New lightweight kit from Mammut – perfect for the summer [ full story ]

thumb If you are a member of the BMC we have a range of subsidised climbing and hill walking courses for you. [ full story ]

thumb STEALTH rubber made a difference. In the 1980s, when climbers thought they'd reached their technical limits, STEALTH rubber's... [ full story ]

thumb Brunton makes gadgets – chargers, optics and compasses – high quality and tough they come with a no quibble life-time guarantee... [ full story ]

thumb MONTANE's Alpha Guide Jacket has yet to hit the shops but that hasn't stopped it from winning a prestigious POLARTEC® Apex Award... [ full story ]

thumb Marmot UK - Customer Service Representative: An opportunity has arisen to join the customer service department at Marmot UK... [ full story ]

thumb Book early for this years Plas y Brenin and Big Winter Climb (7-8 Dec). [ full story ]

thumb The hugely popular Phud has had a redesign to fit into our new UK made range. [ full story ]

thumb La Sportiva's mission is to bring you the best technical footwear to explore the outdoors. For 80 years they have been producing... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb As part of its 150-year anniversary collection, German climbing brand EDELRID has just released their latest range of karabiners... [ full story ]

thumb The newly revised Primus Eta series of stoves – Eta Power™ and Eta Express™ are the most versatile, fuel efficient and... [ full story ]

thumb Work is firmly underway at the new Awesome Walls Climbing Centre Sheffield site. The climbing wall manufactures Rockworks are... [ full story ]

thumb This is a full size hinged bouldering mat with an innovative elasticated closure system which also holds the mat open on the... [ full story ]

thumb A weekend at Plas y Brenin packed with information and experience to help develop your biking. [ full story ]

thumb Now available from Vertebrate Publishing, Mont Blanc – The Finest Routes is a collection of the 100 must-do climbing routes in... [ full story ]

thumb Fantastic offer on Wild Coutnry Rockcentrics size 5 - 8. SAVE £16!!!! [ full story ]

thumb Striking, fully featured, original designs, Wild Country's latest harness range once again demonstrates a commitment to... [ full story ]

thumb High Sports Group are always on the lookout for new climbing instructors, both experienced and those looking to start out. Due... [ full story ]

thumb The Manta is a headtorch with integrated battery compartment. The dimmable 100 lumen Cree L.E.D. delivers a bright beam, the... [ full story ]

thumb Rockfax is really pleased to announce an exciting new guidebook - North Wales Climbs is being written by UKC Editor Jack Geldard,... [ full story ]

thumb The Summit Series Verto Climb Collection was developed with our climbing athlete team to provide the ultimate kit of lightweight,... [ full story ]

thumb Updated for Spring 2013 with Mountain Hardwear's Q.Shield Down water-repellent technology, the Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket is... [ full story ]

thumb Lightweight 170 lumen 120gm backpacking dual function lantern and torch. [ full story ]


thumb Summer is here at last and to celebrate here is your chance to win some Blurr stuff. Up for grabs are a pair of Blurr Elise pants... [ full story ]

thumb 5 lucky UKC readers can each win a set of 10 Spectre 2 Quickdraws [ full story ]

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