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MSR DynaLock Ascent Carbon Poles

Tough, compact and light, this new model from MSR is an excellent pole for the money, says Alan James - and you don't have to be skiing the backcountry to appreciate it!


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Group Test
Half Ropes for UK Trad

Over the last few months the UKC Test Team have been putting six pairs of half ropes through their paces. Though they're all good, we came to an easy consensus on our favourites.

Osprey Mutant 38 Pack

It's light, comfy and well featured - but why did this superb climber's pack have to be so dark coloured, asks Toby Archer?

Macpac Sololight 1-Person Tent

It might not be spacious, but this tent packs a performance punch for its minimal weight. What works in New Zealand also seems well suited to the British uplands, says Toby Archer

Macpac Pursuit 40 V3 Rucksack

Tough and functional but still surprisingly light - in terms of technical packs, does the Pursuit 40 have it all, wonders Martin...

Tides, A Climber's Voyage by Nick Bullock

Rob Greenwood takes a look at Nick Bullock's award winning Tides, the follow-up to his first book Echoes.

Petzl SITTA Harness

The SITTA is both the lightest and the most comfy harness Tom Ripley has ever used, and perhaps that explains the high price...

Mountain Equipment Impellor Jacket

Mountain Equipment's lightest waterproof shell, the Impellor is well suited to any weight conscious activity from hill running...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Montane Announce New Alpinist

Montane announce support of international expedition leader, alpinist, and mountaineer Becky Coles.

Ocun Rope Range

Low impact force, long lifespan and zero sheath slippage achieved solely by perfect control over the manufacturing process. These are just some of the advantages of the new OCÚN ropes.

Thermowave Merino Baselayers

HIDDEN behind the Iron Curtain for over 60 years, Lithuanian base-layer brand Thermowave has been one of the major success stories of this Baltic state's independence.

Edelrid Riot & Shark: The Perfect Combo

Now that the weather is turning colder it's time to start thinking about venturing into the mountains for some...

Climbing Technology Winter Range

Climbing Technology's range of winter specific equipment gets better each year. For winter 2018 / 2019 they have a...

Grivel Stealth Helmets with RECCO Reflector

GRIVEL, a leader in mountain equipment, and RECCO, a Swedish company which produces rescue technology to make...

DMM Ice Axe Range

For winter 2018/19 the tried and tested range of DMM ice axes has been updated with new colourways and laser markings. DMM tools are...


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