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Mountain Equipment's new Tupilak Jacket and Pants

For the winter season we're just leaving, Mountain Equipment updated their popular Tupilak shell, making tweaks to the design of both the Jacket and the Pants. As a long-term fan of both, is Dan Bailey impressed by the changes?


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Mountain Equipment Vega Jacket

A high quality midweight down jacket, the Vega is perfect from everything from bouldering and winter hillwalking, through to winter alpinism and expeditions, says Tom Ripley. And crucially, it won't look out of place down the pub or at the Kend...

Mammut Perform Down Bag -7

Available with either down or synthetic fill, and in different models for men and women, Mammut's Recovery Series of sleeping bags feature a wider cut for a more relaxed and less restrictive night's sleep. This design has both pros and cons, says Dan Bailey....

Black Diamond Raven Pro axe

With its light weight and refined design, the updated Raven Pro is a joy to handle, says Dan Bailey. Whether you're winter walking, ski touring, or climbing something big but non-technical overseas, this is one satisfyingly ergonomic ice axe.

Mountain Equipment Kinesis Range - the ultimate softshell?

For this season Mountain Equipment have refreshed their Kinesis range, offering two new legwear...

Lowe Alpine Halcyon 35-40 Pack

Whether you're winter or alpine climbing, hillwalking or out on a minimalist backpacking trip, the Halcyon is a tough and...

JetBoil Stash - neat nesting stove system

Combining the lightness of a folding gas stove with the convenience and some of the performance benefits of a tower...

Mammut Trion Spine 50 Pack

It may be heavy, but the Trion Spine's combination of durability and carrying comfort has a lot going for it, says Dan Bailey, and...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Beal JOKER 9.1mm UNICORE triple rated climbing rope

The Beal JOKER, at one and the same time a single, double and twin rope. A triple rated rope, UNICORE as standard and packaged in Beal's 'Magic Pack' ready for prepping into a rope bag for the minimum of fuss. 

Final Spring/Summer '21 Gear Roundup

In the final roundup of new gear for spring/summer 2021, we've got an eclectic mix of packs, headtorches, water purifiers, clothing treatments and more - all in shops near you now.

New Climbing Gear Spring/Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight gear round-ups is climbing gear. We've chatted with brands about the latest hardware, ropes, harnesses, helmets and every other form of gear. Plus, everything is hitting the shops imminently...

New Clothing Spring/Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight Trade Show is the clothing category. Once again, we've asked brands to tell us...

Save over 30% on top brands at Outside

Time to stock up on winter bargains - wrap up with down jacket deals or tramp out whatever the weather in...

Point 5 Technical Down Jacket

A well thought out, practical active wear jacket. Perfect for walking, belaying, climbing and skiing.

Masters of Exploration – The new Rab Khroma ski mountaineering collection

British outdoor expert Rab has just launched its brand new...


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