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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.


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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.

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...

The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley
The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley

Petzl VOLTA 9.2mm & VOLTA GUIDE 9mm Triple Rated Ropes

From Red Rocks to the Alps, UK trad to Scottish winter, Tom Ripley conducts a long-term test on these...

Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear
Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear

Group Test Approach Shoes

Whether you're approaching a mountain crag or out on a scramble or via ferrata, an approach shoe will be lighter and more nimble than a boot,...

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.


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Edelrid Christmas Goodies  © Edelrid

Christmas gifts from EDELRID

Christmas shopping is in full swing. Since you're unable to buy the climber in your life what they really want...decent weather. We thought we'd suggest the next best thing! Have a read below for some gift ideas from EDELRID.

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.

Outside deals round up for Black Friday

Up to 60% off outdoor gear deals at Outside

Level Adjustments  © PitchSix
Level Adjustments  © PitchSix

EyeSend Adjustable-View Belay Glasses

EyeSend glasses are the first adjustable belay glasses on the market. You can change your view using the optics in the...

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...

Jerry Moffatt Mastermind interview + Signed Copies of Mastermind available

Mastermind by climbing legend Jerry Moffatt is a guide to mental training for...

Gary on the FA of Ghost Train, Pembroke  © Hazel Gibson
Gary on the FA of Ghost Train, Pembroke  © Hazel Gibson

'Blood, Sweat and Smears' by Gary Gibson + Kendal Mountain Festival talk 17.11.19

Gary Gibson's autobiography Blood, Sweat and Smears is now available to...


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