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Understanding and Managing the High-Altitude Environment

Stephen Taylor explores the challenges that living and moving in high-altitude environments present to the human body and how to manage them...


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UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Choosing a rucksack and fitting it correctly

Rachael and Rob give an overview of different sized packs and show us a variety of sizes, and then explain how to correctly fit them.

Montane Alpine Preparation Tips for Down Climbing

Rebecca Coles gives her tips on how to safely and efficiently down climb. In the UK, it's rare that you need to down climbing and Rebecca advises on a couple of different methods, from belaying to moving together.

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Mid-Layers Explained

Rachael and Rob take us through mid-layers - possibly the most varied range of garments in the outdoors. They talk about classic fleeces, more modern hybrids and even the pieces that resemble softshells.

Montane Alpine Preparation Racking up for an Alpine Scramble

In this video, Rebecca Coles tells us what she would take on an alpine scramble where a variety of techniques will be...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Baselayers Explained

Rachael Crewesmith talks us through baselayers; from how they work, to the differences between materials like merino, synthetic, and...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Down Jackets Explained

Rachael and Rob explain the pros and cons of using down jackets, what features to look out for, and the fit.

Montane Alpine Preparation The advantages of block leading

In this episode of Alpine Preparation, Rebecca Coles explains why you would choose to block lead when...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Light Alpine Climbing Shells

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UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab A Guide to Windshells

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Waterproof vs Windproof vs Softshell


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