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Petzl builds gear and develops techniques for rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, aid climbing, canyoning, caving, and via ferrata. Petzl is also known the world over for its innovative and line of LED headlamps.

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REVIEW: ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number caught our attention in particular...

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REVIEW: Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine female-specific models here.

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.

Petzl OUISTITI Kid's Harness & PICCHU Helmet

Neither are light, but if you're kitting out a smaller kid then this full body harness and dual-rated helmet from...

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...

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

Mid-Sized Bouldering Mats

Bouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger,...

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SHOW REPORT: ISPO 2019 - New Climbing Hardware Roundup

ISPO 2019 - New Climbing Hardware Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic roofs) in Munich, has just wrapped up for 2019. Heavy snowfall gave this year's event a suitably wintry feel, and if we'd really...

OutDoor 2018 - Climbing Equipment Roundup

The UKC/UKH team have just returned from the final OutDoor show at Friedrichshafen. We saw hundreds of innovative, colourful and exciting new products and here you can see some of the best products in the climbing equipment category that we saw:

ISPO 2018 - Climbing Hardware

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich: ISPO 2018. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in climbing hardware.

ISPO 2018 - Our Top 10 Products

At ISPO 2018 the world's leading outdoor brands showed off their new stuff. We'll be bringing you updates on the latest...

OutDoor 2017 - Final Roundup

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with...

OutDoor 2017 - Climbing Gear and Rock Shoes

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video...

ISPO 2017 - What's New? Climbing Hardware Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video...


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Competition WINNERWin A Pair Of New Petzl ERGONOMICs

Developments in technology and design allow Petzl to offer tools for all disciplines. From glacier travel, to pushing the limits of modern ice and mixed climbing. The new QUARK, NOMIC and ERGONOMIC are the latest tools from Petzl and continue t...

Competition WINNERWin A Pair of Petzl's New QUARK Ice Tools

Petzl have redesigned their ice tools to bring you the QUARK, NOMIC & ERGONOMIC. Win a pair of QUARK's in our competition.

Competition WINNERSWin Your Choice From Petzl's Rope Range

Whether you are looking for a single, a half/twin or a rope with multiple certification (single and half/twin), you will find one that meets your needs in the Petzl rope line.

Competition WINNERSWin 1 of 4 New Petzl Harnesses!

With a complete range for mountaineering, climbing, canyoning, caving and children, Petzl harnesses always meet three main...

Competition WINNERSWin 1 of 3 Petzl BOREO Helmets

Durable and very versatile, the BOREO helmet is suitable for a wide range of activities including climbing, mountaineering, caving,...

Competition WINNERSWin 1 of 3 New Petzl ACTIK CORE Rechargeable Headlamps

Petzl's new ACTIK CORE is a rechargeable, compact. multi-beam headlamp with red lighting, designed for all...

Competition WINNERWin A New Petzl REACTIK+ Headtorch

For more than 30 years Petzl has led the way in as an innovator in the research, design and manufacture of quality headtorches....

Competition WINNERSWin a Petzl TIKKA XP

WINNERSWin a Petzl Headlamp, Bouldering Pad & Gripmas

WINNERWin 1 of 2 Petzl SITTA Harnesses

Competition WINNERSWin 1 of 3 Petzl HIRUNDOS / AQUILA Harnesses

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