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OutDoor 2018

Trade Show Reports from the UKC editorial team

Packs

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and exciting new products and in this roundup you can see some of the best packs that we came across

Camping Gear

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourfuland exciting new products and in this roundup you can see some of the best products in the camping category:

Clothing

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and exciting new products and in this roundup you can see some of the best products in the clothing category:

Rock Shoes and Footwear

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and...

Climbing Equipment Roundup

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and...

Our Top 10 Products

We're just back from the annual gear fest that is the OutDoor show in Friedrichshafen. From the thousands of products on show, here are a...


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Rab Mythic 200 Sleeping Bag

It weighs less than 500g, but takes you comfortably down close to zero. Its impressive warmth-for-weight makes the Mythic 200 a brilliant summer sleeping bag for backpacking, mountaineering and travel, says Dan Bailey

Scarpa Maestro

The Maestro is an antidote to crippling downturned performance shoes, says Theo Moore: a comfy flat(ish) shoe which still manages to pack a technical punch

Group Test

Group Test Summer Softshells

Lightweight softshell jackets are a summer staple for both walkers and climbers. We compare 11 models here.

Osprey Exos and Eja Packs

Light, supportive, comfy and well ventilated, the new Exos (his) and Eja (hers) offer a lot of pack for your money, says Dan Bailey

Rab Cirrus Flex Jacket

This lightweight synthetic duvet is a versatile insulating layer that's well suited to the UK's damp climate, says Charlie Low

Petzl BINDI Headtorch

This mini torch packs a punch that belies its tiny weight, says Dan Bailey, while the decent burn time means it's not just for emergencies

Kayland Apex Plus GTX Boots

From the high gaiter and light weight to the durable sole and surprisingly low price tag, Tom Ripley finds a lot to like in these B3...

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody & Alpine Light Pants

OR Ascendant Hoody

West Cornwall Volume 2: Chair Ladder and the South Coast

Luci Inflatable Solar Powered Lights


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Scottish Mountaineering Club guide to The Outer Hebrides

For the first time in recent history, the jewel of Scottish (possibly even British!) sea cliff climbing gets the SMC comprehensive guidebook treatment. Written by the activists themselves, this guide provides the go-to resource for climbing in the Outer Hebrides. Uninhabited islands, committing sea cliff adventures, seaside cragging, mountain cliffs and the mighty Sron Uladail - all in one book.

Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire offer high quality clothing (inc B2/B3 boots) and equipment for any type of expedition, e.g. from Polar, High altitude, such as Denali, Mt Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc desert treks in Morocco or tropical treks in Costa Rica.

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2018

The seventh annual Arc'teryx Alpine Academy, which ran from Thursday the 5th to Sunday the 8th, drew to a close this weekend in Chamonix. The event built on the previous years bringing together more than 500 alpine enthusiasts, mountain guides, and...

Mammut Neon Smart Climbing Backpack

The smart and attractive solution for all sport climbers and indoor climbing enthusiasts: the full zipper allows...

Leki Micro Vario Carbon

The Micro Vario Carbon, which is also available in a Ladies and a Strong version as well as with an integrated anti- shock ...

Pertex Elemental Journeys Episode 5 - 'Made in Yangshuo'

According to American climber Andrew Hadesh, there is no place like Yangshuo on Earth. He should...

Climbers' Club Guide to South Devon

South Devon offers a wealth of varied climbing. This sister guide to Dartmoor (2017) covers all the climbing outside of...

Tenaya Oasi LV

The DOLOMITE Veloce GTX® The Multi-Talented Shoe

DMM PerfectO

Edelrid Rope Range Highlights


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Latest Review Compilations

These feature many different product ranges, reviewed by the UKC editorial team

Summer Softshells

Lightweight softshell jackets are a summer staple for both walkers and climbers. We compare 11 models here.

Insulated Inflatable Sleeping Mats

Modern insulated inflatable mats provide excellent warmth for a minimal weight, but which is the best model for your intended use? We compare five mats across the price range.

Mid-Sized Bouldering Mats

Bouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger, easier to carry and boast useful extra features. This test highlights the range of options currently available.


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