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The OneMoveT and Rondo Slim Pants in use at JA Martin  © UKC Gear

E9 Clothing/Apparel Review

E9 have been around for a while, but due to a change in distributor are likely to become more visible in coming months. We take a timely look at a few products from across the range, as well as a better look at the brand itself, which makes all their clothing in Italy.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

Group Test Performance Rock Shoes - Women's/LV Fit

In this group test we compare nine pairs of performance shoes with a women's / low volume fit. How did they all do...?

Women's crag clothing BD montage  © Miriam Dobson
Women's crag clothing BD montage  © Miriam Dobson

Black Diamond Crag Clothes for Women

From the tough, stretchy Forged Denim Pants to a light softshell jacket, Kate Dean puts a selection of Black Diamond's women's rock clothes through their paces.

The SNAP Guts being put through its paces in Font  © Rob Greenwood - UKC
The SNAP Guts being put through its paces in Font  © Rob Greenwood - UKC

SNAP Guts Bouldering Mat

Rob Greenwood justifies his recent trip to Font with a thorough look at SNAP's latest pad, the curiously named 'Guts'.

Lake District Bouldering cover photo  © Greg Chapman
Lake District Bouldering cover photo  © Greg Chapman

Lake District Bouldering

The Lake District is a bouldering backwater no longer, and this inspiring guide is the first resource out there to do full justice to the...

You can see the flexion in the forefoot  © UKC Gear
You can see the flexion in the forefoot  © UKC Gear

Tenaya Mundaka

The Mundaka is an extremely soft rock shoe designed to give a close, glove-like fit. They are so soft that they prompt Theo Moore to ask the...

ME wm's rock range thumb  © Mark Glaister
ME wm's rock range thumb  © Mark Glaister

Women's Rock Range From Mountain Equipment

Bridget Collier road tests some tops, trousers and a jacket from Mountain Equipment's range of women's crag clothing.

The UP Lace Heel being tested at Griff's Buttress  © Rob Greenwood - UKC
The UP Lace Heel being tested at Griff's Buttress  © Rob Greenwood - UKC

Unparallel Lace, Sirius and Regulus

Unparallel are the new kids on the climbing shoe block, but with a long pedigree behind them they are already gaining quite a...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Scarpa Veloce

The Veloce offers comfort and technology with special focus on indoor climbing. A slightly downturned shape with an extra spacy toe box is the secret to its high level of comfort.

Mad Rock Climbing Shoes

Mad Rock's goal has always been to offer climbing shoes with advanced design and materials at a fair price. The 2019 / 2020 range still holds true to this philosophy. Mad Rock shoes combine technical features, with above average durability, at a competitive...

Jerry Moffatt Mastermind interview + Signed Copies of Mastermind available

Mastermind by climbing legend Jerry Moffatt is a guide to mental training for climbers. Drawing on his own personal experiences, as well as inspiring stories from the current elite of the sport...

The New Petzl SWIFT RL Headlamp

With 900 lumens of lighting power at only 100 grams, the SWIFT RL is Petzl's brightest compact headlamp. Designed with a...

Instructor / Receptionist, The Climbing Lab,Leeds  © The Climbing Lab
Instructor / Receptionist, The Climbing Lab,Leeds  © The Climbing Lab

Instructor / Receptionist: The Climbing Lab, Leeds

We are currently looking for an experienced Climbing Instructor to join our fantastic team here at The Climbing...

Proton LT Action  © Arc'teryx
Proton LT Action  © Arc'teryx

Arc'teryx Proton LT Hoody

The Proton LT Hoody is equipped with a breathable insulation package to manage the dynamic needs of mountain pursuits and perform...

Operation Manager at Flashpoint / Freedog Bristol  © Redpoint Bristol
Operation Manager at Flashpoint / Freedog Bristol  © Redpoint Bristol

Operations Manager at Flashpoint / Freedog Bristol

Redpoint Bristol has expanded! adding a dedicated, world class bouldering wall in the centre of town called...


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