Mid-range Sport Ropes
We compare eight of the best all-round sport climbing ropes, the sort of reliable workhorse that many will use as their sole rope both indoors and out. So which is right for you?
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Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the UKC test team has put ten all-round harnesses through their paces.
Gone are the days of heavy helmets - and gone are the days of any excuse not to wear one! In this review we test some some of the best and lightest helmets out there on the market. The lightest - the Petzl Sirocco - is just 165g! The rest of the helmets don't weigh...
The Performance 9.2mm from Edelweiss is a triple rated rope, meaning it can be used as a single, a twin, or a half rope. It features a choice of dry treatments (Everdry or Super Everdry) that make it more durable and water resistant and it comes in a choice...
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The Performance 9.2 is an ultra-lightweight rope designed for those who want to take their climbing to the next level.
Edelweiss Unicore is a revolutionary rope construction process which can be of benefit to every climber. The Unicore process bonds the rope sheath and core without affecting the suppleness of the rope. With a non-Unicore rope, if the sheath is cut but an...
The UKC/UKH team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their favourite new items.