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LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

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...?


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

The Maestro has plenty of flex in the forefoot, great for smearing.  © Mike Hutton
The Maestro has plenty of flex in the forefoot, great for smearing.  © Mike Hutton

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

Armaid montage  © Rob Greenwood
Armaid montage  © Rob Greenwood

Armaid Massage Tool

Whether you're recovering from an injury or hoping not to get one, this odd-looking self-massage device could be part of the answer, says Rob Greenwood

Mastermind by Jerry Moffatt

Jerry Moffatt's latest book Mastermind uses his own experience, that of professional climbers and the teachings of sports academics to create a lesson in climbing psychology. This beautifully designed and highly informative book is a pleasure to read, says Theo...

Moonboard Review Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC
Moonboard Review Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC

Moonboard

In early December, UKC received an invitation to review the latest incarnation of the Moonboard. Never one to shy away from a challenge UKC accepted the offer and sent Rob Greenwood along to test it out.


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A Serious Climbing Job

A new and rare opportunity to work for the UK's largest distributor of climbing holds, macros and volumes, representing the world's best producers, including the majority of the official Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - featured in the IFSC T20 catalogue.

Assistant Head Coach @ Westway  © Westway
Assistant Head Coach @ Westway  © Westway

Assistant Head Coach @ Westway

The Assistant Head Coach (AHC) position at Westway Climbing has become available. As the largest coaching team in the country, and the central training hub for Everyones Actives south region, this position requires the right candidate to assist in the smooth...

Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker thumbnail  © Vertebrate Publishing
Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker thumbnail  © Vertebrate Publishing

Pre-order now: Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker

Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker provides a single point of reference for all crack climbing techniques, regardless of the grade you climb

E9 Design/Production Philosophy  © E9
E9 Design/Production Philosophy  © E9

E9 Clothing - 100% Made in Italy

E9 has always been based on "Made in Italy" production. The entire manufacturing process of our items is located in Italy,...

Hazel Findlay  © Speakers from the Edge
Hazel Findlay  © Speakers from the Edge

Hazel Findlay - 'The Climb Within Lecture' Tour

Hazel Findlay – Hazel has been climbing for 21 of her 29 years, and started out trad climbing on the...

The Prow colour logo  © The Prow
The Prow colour logo  © The Prow

Centre Manager opportunity - Cornwall

The Prow is a new large climbing centre based in the heart of Cornwall. Our team have visited, built, and worked in climbing...

OutDoor 2019 - Climbing Gear  © UKC
OutDoor 2019 - Climbing Gear  © UKC

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Gear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the...


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