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Rab Ridge Raider Bivi

This has to be one of the more robust and spacious hooped bivvy bags on the market, says Dan Bailey, and if you can make the investment it ought to offer years of good service.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Montane Alpine Resolve

While the Alpine Resolve is Montane's current top of the range shell for alpine climbing and winter mountaineering, it wouldn't be overkill for foul weather hillwalking too. It's not cheap, but compared to some of the competition it represents ...

Silva Trail Runner Free H - more than just a runner's headtorch

With its smooth tilting head and power lead cleverly integrated into the headband, the Trail Runner Free is a much more adaptable torch than the name suggests, and will be of interest not just to runners, but to hillwalkers too....

Jöttnar Grim women's shell

Now available in a women's version, the Grim is a rugged mountaineering shell intended for general mountain use, from skiing, to climbing, to walking, to sliding down Glas Maol on your belly like an excitable penguin. Fliss Freeborn road tests it in suitably grim...

La Sportiva G5 Evo

With some crucial improvements to the old version, as well as a few attractive modern features, the newly updated G5 Evo should become a...

La Sportiva Aequilibrium ST GTX 

With lightweight materials and a striking new outsole that offers enhanced downhill braking, La Sportiva's Aequilibrium boot...

Rab's Xenair range - a jacket for all seasons?

Synthetic insulated jackets genuinely breathable enough to wear on the move are rare, but thanks to the...

Mountain Equipment Trango

The Trango is a very warm down jacket which manages to pack in as much insulation as possible without being too bulky or heavy....


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

EDELRID #climbGREEN carabiner range

Enviromental sustainability has been one of the main driving forces behind EDELRID products for many years and the #climbGREEN range continues that trend.

Climbing Psychology by Kevin Roet

Climbing psychology is a complicated subject, not very well covered in climbing literature.  As a climbing instructor I see that most, if not all climbers struggle with a psychological aspect within their climbing, whether this is the fear of falling,...

COROS VERTIX 2 GPS Adventure Watch

An adventure by definition is an exciting experience. With the VERTIX 2 GPS Adventure Watch, COROS brings you bold innovations as well as unimaginable advancements to existing features - all so you can conquer exciting new challenges you maybe haven't...

Trango Raptor Ice Tool

The Raptor is our all-around ice and mixed tool. The grip is one-piece molded rubber for comfort, durability and reduced...

Wild Country Introduces the NEW Offset Zero Friend

Friends are the most iconic protection ever made. Wild Country is now introducing the new...

The North Face Advanced Mountain Kit range at Ellis Brigham

Introducing Advanced Mountain Kit. The most sophisticated alpine climbing system The...

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0

The Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0 is a shoe designed for mountain approach and technical treks, like via ferratas and...


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