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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.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

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

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 year-round. We compare 10 options.

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 female-specific models here.

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

Toby Archer looks at this versatile water filtering system. Does he overcome his initial scepticism of the price?

The North Face Summit L3 Ventrix Hoodie 2.0

While The North Face describe the Ventrix Hoodie as a midlayer, you could equally call it a thin jacket. It's hard to...

Salewa Ortles TirolWool Celliant Jacket

A blend of wool and synthetic insulation, this jacket promises the best of both. But does its fit live up to its fill,...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

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 gloves with an innovative new material – super-insulating PrimaLoft® Gold Aerogel, a first in the outdoor glove category. The...

Jöttnar Launches New Winter Range

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

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

New for this winter, the Anti-freeze is a versatile cold condition mid-layer and belay jacket. Light yet robust, packable yet...

Grivel - North Machine and North Machine Carbon

Now that Greg Boswell and Guy Roberston have kicked off their Scottish Winter season with the first ascent...


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