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25 Apr 2017

Whether it's for mountain rock or lightweight hillwalking, a little pack is sometimes ideal. Smallest of the new Alpine Ascent range, this 25 litre sack from Lowe Alpine boasts plenty of features for its modest weight and sensible price. Read more

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28 Apr 2017

thumbTerra Peak are a relatively new brand to the market, having only been in existence a couple of years. Designed and conceived in... Read more

27 Apr 2017

thumbHaving trouble affording your next expedition due to the cost of the kit and clothing? Then why not hire from Expedition Kit Hire? Read more

26 Apr 2017

thumbClimbing Technology have been gradually updating and improving their range of helmets over the last few years. The current range... Read more

25 Apr 2017

thumbNewly updated for 2017, Diabolo (Men's) and Diabola (Women's) take your climbing to the next level without unnecessary... Read more

22 Apr 2017

thumbThe Lofoten Climbs Rockfax is now available for pre-ordering at a special offer price of £24.95 (RRP £34.95). We are aiming to... Read more

21 Apr 2017

thumbMacpac have a long history of manufacturing outdoor equipment of outstanding design and quality. For 2017 the brand gets a reboot... Read more

20 Apr 2017

thumbA look at what's new from Climbing Technology for Spring 2017 Read more

20 Apr 2017

thumbGet your feet in a pair of Kataki at Kong. Front end Katana, back end Otaki, both ends mind bending together. Read more

19 Apr 2017

thumbWith the Ferrosi Metro Hoody, we've built a casual but technical soft shell jacket that can go - much like its wearer - from the... Read more

18 Apr 2017

thumbThe new Primus Micron Trail is a powerhouse yet so small and lightweight it fits easily into your pocket. If you're looking for a... Read more

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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

28 Apr 2017

thumbWith superb warmth for its modest weight, the Xeros would be a great sleeping bag for anything from fast and light alpine... Read more

19 Apr 2017

thumbPrimus have brought out a number of new gas stoves for spring/summer 2017. We've taken a look at two models from opposite ends of... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumbA very sturdy waterproof-lined walking shoe, the Boreal Aztec is billed as a low-ankle alternative to boots. Is Dan Bailey... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumbQuick drying, ultra light and highly breathable, Rab's Alpha Flux exemplifies the new breed of 'active insulation'. If you're... Read more

4 Apr 2017

thumbCovering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbAs a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put together a... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbAs an alternative to a traditional hard shell, Tom Ripley has been putting Páramo's top-end technical jacket and trousers to... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbThis one-person mountain tent is lightweight, yet reliable in demanding conditions. With its durable construction it should offer... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbBalancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbAvon is a crag of great contrast, on the one hand it is roadside and accessible, sunny and quick-drying, but on the other it is... Read more

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