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These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Climbing Technology Nuptse Evo Crampon

A classic 12-point crampon that will cover you from winter walking, though mountaineering, to climbing at a respectable level, the Nuptse Evo represents great value for money, says Tom Ripley.

Outdoor Research Interstellar Jacket

If you are a multi-discipline outdoors enthusiast and want just one shell to cover all bases - or even to carry just in case - the Interstellar is a great lightweight option, says Rebecca Ting

Spain: El Chorro Rockfax

El Chorro regular Andy Swann puts his considerable local knowledge to good use when assessing the new Spain: El Chorro guidebook from Rockfax.

Group Test

Group Test Lightweight Down Jackets

Whether you're climbing, camping or walking - or even just out in town - a light and packable down jacket is a versatile layer...

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

Group Test

Group Test Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine...

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From inspiring new rock guides and big name autobiographies, through glossy photography books to some fascinating...

MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

Group Test Performance Rock Shoes

The North Face Summit L3 Ventrix Hoodie 2.0

Salewa Ortles TirolWool Celliant Jacket


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Offices at Beacon Climbing Centre from £189pcm

Looking for some office space in North Wales? We now have various options available to rent at Beacon Climbing Centre in Caernarfon, North Wales starting from £189 pcm.

Jöttnar Launches New Elvar Jacket

Jöttnar introduces its brand new Elvar jacket as part of its Winter 2018/19 range launch.

2019 Crux Expedition Award Open for Submissions

The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives.

Outdoor Research Introduce the Warmest Glove Insulation on Earth

Outdoor Research is combining its decades of experience building highly dexterous, durable...

Jöttnar Launches New Winter Range

Jöttnar has released its 2018/19 winter range which sees an additional 11 new products join the collection.

The new Boreal Ninja performance slipper

The original Ninja slipper was legendary, offering a huge step up in performance. The latest incarnation is set to...

Lowe Alpine Ascent Superlight 30

The Ascent Superlight 30 is the pack of choice for the modern alpinist, the ultimate lightweight backpack for fast and...

Montane Anti-freeze Jacket

Chris Sharma joins Tenaya

New range of UK made Bouldering pads from Alpkit.

Grivel - North Machine and North Machine Carbon


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Headtorches, lanterns and recharging devices from Black Diamond all at 20% off while stocks last.


Latest Review Compilations

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

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine female-specific models here.

2-Person 3-Season Tents

The balance of space, weather performance and packability makes this a versatile size of tent. We've been using seven different models; each has its pros and cons.

Summer Softshells

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


Trade Show Reports

OutDoor 2018

Trade Show Reports from the UKC editorial team

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 few that really caught our eye.

Climbing Equipment Roundup

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 here you can see some of the best products in the climbing equipment category that we saw:

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 exciting new products and in this roundup you can see some of the best products in the rock shoes and footwear 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...

Camping Gear

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

Packs

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


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