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REVIEW: Boreal Satori

Boreal Satori

The Boreal Satori's mid-range flex makes it a great shoe for steep bouldering and sport climbing, says Theo Moore


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REVIEW: La Sportiva Women's Otaki & Skwama

La Sportiva Women's Otaki & Skwama

In 2018 La Sportiva greatly increased their range of women's climbing shoes. From this extended range, the Skwama and Otaki complement each other well, says Penny Orr, since they have the same fit but perform quite differently.

Montane Icarus Flight

Maybe it's the good cut, maybe it's the breathability, or maybe it's the balance between insulation and airflow - but there's just something about the Icarus Flight that works, says Rob Greenwood

Edelrid Swift Eco Dry 8.9mm

With a versatile triple rating and fantastic handling, the Swift is a great route for long sport pitches and alpine north faces alike; but it is the environmentally-aware production that really sets this rope apart, says Rob Greenwood.

Spain: El Chorro Rockfax

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Group Test Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive...

Five Ten Quantum VCS

This stiff down-turned velcro shoe gives a lot of power in the toe and heel whilst maintaining good levels of support. It is surprisingly...

North Wales Slate

A new Rockfax guide has just been published to the North Wales Slate. The much-loved previous guide was a hard act to follow. Dave Evans has a...


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PRODUCT NEWS: Scarpa - Women's Collection: Instinct VSRW, Maestro, Vapor, Arpia

Scarpa - Women's Collection: Instinct VSRW, Maestro, Vapor, Arpia

For 2019 Scarpa has released three new women's specific climbing shoes, with an adapted fit that differs to the men's version in a variety of different ways.

Five Ten Asym VCS (Men's and Women's)

For beginners seeking performance and advanced climbers looking for comfort, these shoes offer versatility for sport routes and trad climbs alike. The Asym is built with an asymmetrical hook-and-loop closure that helps dial in a secure fit and an...

Grivel G1+ Deal and La Sportiva Genius Deal at Outside

Save 46% on G1+ winter alpine and walking axes; plus Genius climbing shoes at £99.

Scarpa - Arpia and Vapour V

The Arpia is especially designed for climbers who want to step up to their first high performance shoe. It combines performance...

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

Saurus is an all new trail running shoe which excels on off-road footpaths and routes which feature a mix of hard paved surfaces...

Alpkit : Factory Cutter wanted

Do you love outdoor kit so much you want to make it? Join our UK factory and bring the passion of what you love doing to the products...

Time for a new helmet? 30% off selected climbing helmets!

Is your old helmet looking a bit battered? Time for a new one? Or maybe you don't even have one!...


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