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Scarpa Maestro

The Maestro is an antidote to crippling downturned performance shoes, says Theo Moore: a comfy flat(ish) shoe which still manages to pack a technical punch


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Scarpa Mago, Instinct SR and Furia S

Due to the sheer number of shoes in Scarpa's lineup we've put the more technical models together in a single review - the Mago, the Instinct SR, and the Furia S

Rab Rock Range for Women and Men

From wicking t-shirts to stretchy trousers, Charlie Low and Dale Comley sample key pieces from Rab's new Rock Range, which combine casual styling with techy fabrics and an athletic fit for summer rock.

Montane Spider Hoodie

The Spider Hoodie is a durable, close-fitting fleece that may have been made with the Alps in mind, but fares equally well on boulders too, reckons Rob Greenwood. Just watch that hem lift!

BMC Peak Limestone South

With trad, sport and bouldering at venues that range from national class crags to esoteric holes, this new comprehensive area guide from...

Group Test

Group Test Mid-Sized Bouldering Mats

Bouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger,...

Five Ten Anasazi Pro

Go to any busy crag or wall and you'll probably see a pair of Anasazis. As a versatile and comfy shoe they are popular with good reason. With...

3rd Rock Mercury Jeans

Everyone likes a pair of jeans that you can climb in, but still look good down the pub - and the Mercury Jeans certainly tick those boxes....


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

adidas ROCKSTARS 21st and 22nd September

Impressive, gravity-defying moves on vertical walls are guaranteed when the world's best bouldering athletes fight for an entry to the superfinal at the annual adidas ROCKSTARS invitational that is hosted in Germany on the 21st and 22nd of September. The prestigious event draws the top stars of the climbing scene to Stuttgart's Porsche-Arena.

Lattice assessments now available at Big Rock in Milton Keynes

Big Rock Climbing joins the Lattice Trianing partner walls programme with Lattice Board Assessments now available at Big Rock Bond in Milton Keynes.

The Hueco Range from Mammut

The Hueco range is a new range of approach shoes from Mammut which look as good on the street as they do at the crag. There's four versions to choose from which are each available in a men's and women's model.

Brit Rock Tour 2018

The Brit Rock Film Tour has all the best new climbing films from the UK's top adventure filmmakers, featuring some of the country's...

Instructor / Receptionist Vacancy 26.5hrs, The Climbing Lab - Leeds

An exciting opportunity to join The Climbing Lab, a fast paced, customer-focused bouldering...

SENDit Supplements

To put it simply, we're here to help you perform at your best. Along with smart training, a proper diet and enough rest, nutritional...

Outdoor Research Transcendent Down Hoody: Goose Down Insulation Perfected.

We've updated this versatile range of lightweight down jackets and vests with...


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