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Approach Shoes

The UKC Test Team take on eight pairs of approach shoes to find out which one will get you to the crag in comfort, style, with good grip, dry feet and no blisters. And can you climb in them too? Approach shoes, tested...


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The North Face Point Five NG Jacket and Pants

Dan Bailey takes the top spec shell kit from The North Face on a long-term test spanning two winter seasons. He finds some good points but some quite bad ones too - and did the pants fit him? Not a chance... but TNF are going to make some changes...

The North Face DNP Hoodie

Dan Bailey takes the DNP Hoodie from The North Face out in to the Scottish hills for a thorough testing. Does he like it? Does he loathe it? "Perhaps it's more a style thing...?"

Hardshell Pants

Charlie Boscoe puts several top pairs of hard shell pants to the test. "The basic requirements are that they fit well, have appropriate and well designed features, are able to breathe / be vented when the going gets hot and they keep you dry when needed. Surely...

Trail Running Shoes

In this long term test three keen trail runners spent spring and summer 2013 putting five leading off-road shoes through their...

Mountain Hard Shells

In this review we outline the important things to look for in a hard shell, then compare eight men's and women's jackets we've had...

The North Face Summit Series Meru Range

Working closely with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk, The North Face created an outfit designed from the ground up for...

Summer Trousers

Dan Bailey has been out in the hills testing three pairs of summer trousers. Here follows his thoughts on the Mountain Equipment...


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The North Face Antarctica Expedition - Trailer

In 2017 The North Face sent a group of climbers to Queen Maud Land, Antarctica to explore one of the most remote ranges in the world. This winter will see the film of their expedition. The film documents six of The North Face's athletes – Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold, Savannah Cummings, Anna Pfaff, Conrad Anker and Cedar Wright – as they journey to Queen Maud Land to climb demanding routes on each of the six peaks of the "Wolf's Jaw." This trailer teases the stunning views, apocalyptic landscape and physical challenges of climbing some of the most remote peaks in the world.

The North Face Summit L3 Ventrix™ 2.0 Hoodie

Your new alpine workhorse, this synthetic-insulated mid layer features our cutting-edge dynamic-venting insulation that activates with movement, and it has abrasion-resistant fabric in key zones for lightweight durability. It sets a new...

The North Face Summit L6 Belay Down Parka

Staying warm and dry during belays can make the difference between success and failure. Designed for long, cold belays in variable weather, this harness-compatible 800 fill down parka features dryvent™ overlays in key zones to keep you warm,...

OutDoor 2018 - Clothing

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

Kendal Mountain Festival Trailer and Top 5 Climbing Speakers

The 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival starts this week and if you hadn't got enough reasons to go already then...

The North Face® Summit Tour Events

The North Face®, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and...

The North Face to have 100% RDS Certified Products in Autumn 15

The North Face, H&M, Eddie Bauer, Marmot and other leading international brands commit to more responsible...


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Video Profile
Andy HousemanAlpinist

In this UKC interview video we speak to Andy whilst he was on a quick trip to Chamonix from Darley to climb the Grandes Jorasses North Face. The video includes footage from an Alaskan epic on the Slovak Direct as well as from an attempt at the unclimbed 7000m peak of Link Sar in Pakistan with Jon Griffith - a mountain that the pair are returning to in 2015. Andy shares some of his climbing adventures and speaks about being pinned down in a storm with Nick Bullock, not knowing if they would make it through.

Interview

Interview Caroline Ciavaldini Talks Trad

Caroline talks Trad and British Ethics: How does a world-class foreign climber perceive UK trad climbing? Caro's curiosity about the British climbing scene and her bemusement at our traditions offer a refreshing perspective on British climbing. I asked her some...


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