content in February 2013

by UKC News Mar/2013
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This month we've got 8 new articles, 19 product announcements and 2 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

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

thumbOn 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 ]

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

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

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

Destination Articles

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

UKClimbing FAQs

thumbTop 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

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

thumbMark 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

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

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumbThe 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 ]

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

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

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

thumb20% off framing at Upload your photos to our site, and we print and frame them for you. [ full story ]

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

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

thumbStand 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 ]

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

thumbThe 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


thumbA 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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