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Climbing Accessories

Chalk, clip sitcks and other miscellaneous climbing gear

Belay Devices & Locking Gates

Belay Devices, Locking Gates, Ascenders, Pulleys & Via Ferrata Gear

Harnesses

Climbing harnesses for winter or summer

Helmets

Rock climbing and mountaineering helmets

Protection

Cams, Nuts, and other protection

Ropes

Climbing ropes, rope bags and other accessories

Training Aids

Fingerboards, bolt-on holds and training accessories

Rock shoes

Performance rock shoes for rock climbing or bouldering


Featured Review

Camalot C4 montage  © Dan Bailey

Black Diamond Camalot C4

Martin McKenna was a fan of the previous version of the Camalot, so how does he rate the recent updates?


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

The ultimate test for a cam: polished Stoney limestone  © UKC Gear

DMM Dragonfly Micro Cams

DMM's long-anticipated entry into the micro cam market was worth the wait, says Theo Moore

The SNAP Guts being put through its paces in Font  © Rob Greenwood - UKC
The SNAP Guts being put through its paces in Font  © Rob Greenwood - UKC

SNAP Guts Bouldering Mat

Rob Greenwood justifies his recent trip to Font with a thorough look at SNAP's latest pad, the curiously named 'Guts'.

A solid Orange Totem  © UKC Gear
A solid Orange Totem  © UKC Gear

New Totem Cams: Black and Orange

In 2015 we gave Totem Cams a glowing write-up, praising in particular their high holding power and narrow head width. This review focuses on two new sizes at opposite ends of the range.

The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley
The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley

Petzl VOLTA 9.2mm & VOLTA GUIDE 9mm Triple Rated Ropes

From Red Rocks to the Alps, UK trad to Scottish winter, Tom Ripley conducts a long-term test on these...

Edelrid GigaJul - basic set up  © UKC Gear
Edelrid GigaJul - basic set up  © UKC Gear

Edelrid Giga Jul

Billed as the most versatile belay device ever, the Giga Jul is the latest in a long line of belay devices under the Jul label. After six months...

Spirit Climbing 1  © UKC Gear
Spirit Climbing 1  © UKC Gear

Ocun Spirit 9.5mm Rope

The Ocun Spirit is a great all-round single rope for sport climbing, top-roping and trad climbing, says Theo Moore. Despite its relatively...

Click Up + from Climbing Technology   © UKC Gear
Click Up + from Climbing Technology   © UKC Gear

Climbing Technology Click Up+ Assisted Braking Belay Device

The Click Up+ is an updated version of the popular Click Up. Will we love the update as much as we...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Alex Luger  © Beal

Beal GULLY 7.3mm half rope - MOUNTAIN LINE Range

Weighing only 36g per metre, the GULLY 7.3mm is the lightest double rope on the market.

Edelrid Christmas Goodies  © Edelrid
Edelrid Christmas Goodies  © Edelrid

Christmas gifts from EDELRID

Christmas shopping is in full swing. Since you're unable to buy the climber in your life what they really want...decent weather. We thought we'd suggest the next best thing! Have a read below for some gift ideas from EDELRID.

Scarpa Veloce

The Veloce offers comfort and technology with special focus on indoor climbing. A slightly downturned shape with an extra spacy toe box is the secret to its high level of comfort.

Level Adjustments  © PitchSix
Level Adjustments  © PitchSix

EyeSend Adjustable-View Belay Glasses

EyeSend glasses are the first adjustable belay glasses on the market. You can change your view using the optics in the...

Kilterboard Arrives in the UK

Kilter Grips have revolutionised the climbing training board with a new take on an old idea bringing new LED's that light up...

Beal ORIENT EXPRESS screwgate karabiner  © Beal
Beal ORIENT EXPRESS screwgate karabiner  © Beal

Beal ORIENT EXPRESS Screwgate Karabiner

Beal ORIENT EXPRESS is a unidirectional screw locking karabiner designed for use with belay plates where the ropes...

Wham   © SNAP
Wham   © SNAP

New For 2019 - The SNAP Wham, Grand Wham, and Guts

6 years ago Snap launched the original + revolutionary 'Wrap', with its unique air cell technology. At...


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