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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

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2018

The seventh annual Arc'teryx Alpine Academy, which ran from Thursday the 5th to Sunday the 8th, drew to a close this weekend in Chamonix. The event built on the previous years bringing together more than 500 alpine enthusiasts, mountain guides, and athletes to advance their alpine skills, covering many different aspects of mountaineering, climbing, and trail running.

Climbers' Club Guide to South Devon

South Devon offers a wealth of varied climbing. This sister guide to Dartmoor (2017) covers all the climbing outside of the granite mass. Whilst the main attractions for visiting climbers are the adventure routes and Deep Water Solos on Torbay...

Tenaya Oasi LV

A new version of the Oasi specifically adapted to the anatomy of the female foot.

OutDoor 2018 - Clothing

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and...

OutDoor 2018 - Rock Shoes and Footwear

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative,...

Moon Summer Clothing

With the summer upon us and the UK basking in glorious weather it's high time to update your summer climbing gear, here we have some...

Five Ten Retro Tennie

The Five Ten Retro Tennies are perfect for climbers looking for a technical approach shoe with the design aesthetics of a classic...


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