UKC content in November 2013

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This month we've got 9 new articles, 34 product announcements and 6 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers


UKC Feature Articles

thumb Colin Donnelly is one of Britain's all time fell running high achievers. Several of his 1980s records still stand... [ full story ]

thumb This week came news that Knight's Peak of Sgurr nan Gillean had lost 'Munro Top' status, following a... [ full story ]

thumb In this article, Simon Wilson rounds up the best Deep Water Solo ascents of the year in British waters and by British climbers.... [ full story ]

thumb In this, the final video of a five part series called 'Hand Picked' from Marmot, we see Lucy Creamer in action In the... [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on from October, including: 15 new articles, 40 product announcements and 3... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb Having seen a video about bouldering in Macedonia on UKC, South-West based climber and Maths Guru, Ed Southwood decided to head... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers


thumb Stephen Venables takes a look at the new coffee table book from David Pickford. "Fun, adventure, thoughtfulness, artistry ...... [ full review ]

thumb The Marmot Nabu is a great winter mountain jacket, but the air-permeable nature of Polartec NeoShell makes us think again about... [ full review ]

thumb The Orion: A very supportive and comfortable all-round harness, but does it need more racking space for big trad routes? The... [ full review ]

thumb In this long term test three keen trail runners spent spring and summer 2013 putting five leading off-road shoes through their... [ full review ]

thumb Dan Bailey test drives a walker's day pack with an ambitious set of features [ full review ]

thumb In this gear review James Wynne looks at five different children's harnesses and how they perform. Do they adjust? Can the... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers


thumb Buy a pair of Black Diamond Viper ice axes complete with Lockdown leashes and a pair of Punisher Gloves for only £275, save over... [ full story ]

thumb Manchester Climbing Centre are looking to recruit an Assistant Manager to join their dynamic and enthusiastic team. Established... [ full story ]

AXE Cryo2 28-Nov-13

thumb The best solution for climbing vertical sections in a relaxed and safe way. This is the first technical ice axe with two... [ full story ]

thumb Montane is recruiting for the position of Junior Womenswear Designer to join our busy Design and Development department. The... [ full story ]

thumb Job description – Operation Manager/Duty Manager In the position you will be responsible for opening and closing the centre,... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers


thumb The BMC is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join our team. We are now recruiting for a Regional... [ full story ]

thumb Climbing 2014, the tenth climbing calendar published by Keith Sharples Photography, is now available and features a bundle of... [ full story ]

thumb Check out the full report and ranking for the Welsh Climbing Championships held at Beacon Climbing Centre in North Wales on 9th... [ full story ]

DMM Terrier 22-Nov-13

thumb Decent protection can be hard to find on winter climbs, even on pure ice routes you often need to fish around for alternative... [ full story ]

thumb AMG Group Ltd, an exciting multi-branded company is looking for a new Marketing Assistant based at Port Glasgow, Scotland. [ full story ]

thumb Published this week in large format hardback, Peak Rock is a celebration of significant developments at the cutting edge of rock... [ full story ]

thumb Taiwan based HANCHOR has launched a new kind of chalkbag on Kickstarter. An internal chalkball system promises to help climbers... [ full story ]

thumb Limited number of tickets still available for the 2013 Alpine Club Symposium, to be held in the Palace Hotel, Buxton, on 30... [ full story ]

thumb Arethusa Climbing Centre is looking for climbing instructors to work at their climbing wall in Upnor Kent. [ full story ]

thumb Doug Scott presents First in the Himalaya in Oxford, London and Derby 19,20,21 November with Kurt Diemberger, Robert Schauer,... [ full story ]

Winterfest 2013 16-Nov-13

thumb Love the winter? Spend it Outside!  Winterise your kit at the Outside Winterfest 2013. [ full story ]

thumb An in-store interview with Kenton Cool and Lakpa Rita Sherpa from The Epicentre [ full story ]

thumb The European Outdoor Film Tour is heading back to the UK, kicking off with the premiere in Edinburgh on Friday night before... [ full story ]

thumb Wild Country has issued an update about the Rocks recall which is currently in place for certain batches of Anodised and Classic... [ full story ]

thumb Buy any three Black Diamond Express Ice Screws for just £132.00!!! [ full story ]

thumb Tiso, Scotland's de facto outdoor store monopoly, has sold a controlling interest to JD Sports Fashion PLC, it was announced... [ full story ]

thumb Winter's Coming, a short video from Jöttnar. [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers


thumb Wild Country/Salewa is looking for a Sales Administrator to work at its UK headquarters based in the heart of the Peak District.... [ full story ]

thumb This weekend is the Kendal Mountain Festival - the biggest and best annual gathering of climbers, mountaineers and hillwalkers in... [ full story ]

thumb It's time to reconsider which locking carabiner you use for belaying. The 'new kid on the block' is the DMM Rhino, a... [ full story ]

thumb Team GB coach Ian Dunn joins the Climbing Centre Group as head coach at the Manchester, Harrogate & Reading Climbing Centres. [ full story ]

thumb The Blade Runner represents a new era in technical ice crampons. A wealth of innovative features combine to create a crampon that... [ full story ]

thumb Delivering the highest levels of active performance, the brand new Isotherm Hoody provides perfect insulation and optimal... [ full story ]

thumb A fully featured winter salopette designed for extreme mountain conditions. [ full story ]

thumb Learn from the experts. The weekend (30 Nov-1 Dec) is made up of a series of opt-in workshops covering a diverse range of winter... [ full story ]

thumb With a successful tour so far, Mountain Hardwear and The Foundry Climbing Centre have teamed up to add another date to The... [ full story ]

thumb Marmot are delighted to announce the addition of Andy Turner, one of Britain's most accomplished winter climbers, to their... [ full story ]

thumb The 8.0 Phoenix - a great all rounder for the coming season [ full story ]

thumb 33% off all Beacon climbing holds and fingerboards for a limited time only! [ full story ]


thumb   Sign up to SteepEdge in November or December and you could win a Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket worth... [ full story ]

thumb Win a Mammut Broad Peak Light, or a Miva Light down jacket in our latest competition! [ full story ]

thumb Calendar publishers Carousel Calendars are offering 5 winners the chance to win a set of two calendars each again - one for the... [ full story ]

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