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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


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Summer Softshells

Lightweight softshell jackets are a summer staple for both walkers and climbers. We compare 11 models here.

Rab Cirrus Flex Jacket

This lightweight synthetic duvet is a versatile insulating layer that's well suited to the UK's damp climate, says Charlie Low

Petzl BINDI Headtorch

This mini torch packs a punch that belies its tiny weight, says Dan Bailey, while the decent burn time means it's not just for emergencies

Black Diamond Alpine Start Hoody & Alpine Light Pants

From winter walking and climbing to spring cragging and via ferrata, Toby Archer tests a lightweight...

OR Ascendant Hoody

Warm for its weight, highly breathable and well-tailored - the only thing this versatile softshell really lacks, says Pegs Bailey, is zipped...

West Cornwall Volume 2: Chair Ladder and the South Coast

The eagerly anticipated second part in the Climber's Club's lavish West Cornwall series ticks most of the...

Crux AK37 Pack

With its ultra-tough fabric and welded construction, the AK37 must be one of the most durable climbing packs on the market. Helen Rennard doubts...


Latest News

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Scottish Mountaineering Club guide to The Outer Hebrides

For the first time in recent history, the jewel of Scottish (possibly even British!) sea cliff climbing gets the SMC comprehensive guidebook treatment. Written by the activists themselves, this guide provides the go-to resource for climbing in the Outer Hebrides. Uninhabited islands, committing sea cliff adventures, seaside cragging, mountain cliffs and the mighty Sron Uladail - all in one book.

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...

Pertex Elemental Journeys Episode 5 - 'Made in Yangshuo'

According to American climber Andrew Hadesh, there is no place like Yangshuo on Earth. He should know, he wrote the guidebook. Nestled below the towering karst pinnacles of Southern China, the town itself is the birth of Chinese...

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...

OutDoor 2018 - Packs

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

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...


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