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Skinny fitting clothes which are stretchy enough to give you freedom of movement  © Mike Hutton

Moon Lorentz Pant and Bamboo Tech Long Sleeve Tee

This combination of top and trousers from Moon is super stretchy, super comfortable and super stylish for indoor or outdoor climbing, says Theo Moore.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Lines and lines and lines and lines and lines at Frews Flutes, Ben Lomond  © Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing

Adventures at the Edge of the World - A History of Tasmanian Rock Climbing

This immense volume does full justice to the rich history and sky high quality of one of the world's great rock climbing destinations, says Rob Greenwood.

The Fenrir on a chilly day in the Peak District   © Toby Archer
The Fenrir on a chilly day in the Peak District   © Toby Archer

Jottnar Fenrir Jacket

A revised model launched late 2019, the Fenrir is an excellent mid-weight down jacket for general outdoor use, reckons Toby Archer, boasting several improvements over its predecessor.

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

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear
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...

Blood, Sweat and Smears cover shot  © Gary Gibson
Blood, Sweat and Smears cover shot  © Gary Gibson

Blood, Sweat and Smears by Gary Gibson

David Price enjoys the autobiography of Gary Gibson, one of British climbing's most prolific and controversial figures.

Jett LU montage  © Martin McKenna
Jett LU montage  © Martin McKenna

Ocun Jett LU Rock Shoe

"What we low-to-middling climbers arguably need is a shoe that doesn't feel like it's holding your performance back, but not one so...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

TCS Deal of the Month - Climbing Clearance Offers

Whilst our shops have been closed due to COVID-19 we have been taking the time to sort out our stock of climbing kit and have found quite a few special offers to bring you this month. At present purchases need to be made online but we will re-o...

La Sportiva Theory and Solution Comp

La Sportiva have two new shoes arriving for SS'20: the Solution Comp and the Theory. Extreme sensitivity combined with high dynamism allows the Theory to have unprecedented pedidextarity and reactivity on holds. The Solution Comp is a softer and...

Peak Limestone Rockfax - Pre-order Now  © Rockfax
Peak Limestone Rockfax - Pre-order Now  © Rockfax

Peak Limestone - Pre-order Now

There is no let-up at Rockfax and we are very pleased to announce our second book of the year. Luckily the fieldwork had all been done before lockdown so we have just been compiling everything together. The book is available for pre-ordering now with a...

CRAWE Profile  © Five Ten
CRAWE Profile  © Five Ten

Five Ten CRAWE

Designed in collaboration with Swiss bouldering legend Fred Nicole for technical bouldering or sport routes, these climbing shoes...

Dunkeld Sport  © UKC Gear
Dunkeld Sport  © UKC Gear

New Scottish Sport on Rockfax App

BOREAL Ace and Ballet

The BOREAL Ace and Ballet are modern takes on classic models. The Ace is the ideal routes shoe, with a precise fit and superb edging...

Autana wide  © EDELRID
Autana wide  © EDELRID

New harnesses from EDELRID

Alongside rope harnesses are another product group in which EDELRID continue to push innovation and release new products. 2020...


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