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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 Group Test

Micro cams group test montage  © Rebecca Ting

Group Test Micro Cams

Micro cams are among the most useful pieces of gear on a trad climber's rack. Having a tiny cam you can rely on to protect otherwise unprotectable sections of rock can make the difference between arriving at the top of your route... or at the bottom. However their tiny size makes them extra sensitive to the vagaries of camming devices - holdi...


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Sendero montage  © Toby Archer

Edelrid Sendero Harness - quietly competent

"The Sendero is actually quite difficult to review because there is really very little to dislike about it" says Toby Archer. 

Using the Addsfit Portable Massage Gun as an aid to warming-up at the wall  © UKC Gear
Using the Addsfit Portable Massage Gun as an aid to warming-up at the wall  © UKC Gear

Addsfit Portable Massage Gun

Walk into any climbing wall and you'll probably see people using an assortment of therabands, foam rollers, and massage balls. This massage gun brings something different to the mix - but is it better than the existing cheaper options for warming up and down,...

It's become my go-to rope for mountaineering and working with clients  © Tom Ripley
It's become my go-to rope for mountaineering and working with clients  © Tom Ripley

Edelrid Swift Protect Pro Dry Triple-Rated Rope

It's not only triple rated, but the Edelrid Swift Protect Pro Dry is also claimed to be more cut resistant than other such ropes on the market, thanks to the addition of Aramid in its sheath. From North Wales to the Alps, Tom Ripley has tried...

Vision MIPS in Glen Clova  © UKC Gear
Vision MIPS in Glen Clova  © UKC Gear

Black Diamond Vision MIPS helmet

Crossing over from the bike and skiing industries, MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System) helmets are designed to...

Airnet harness montage  © Rob Greenwood
Airnet harness montage  © Rob Greenwood

Black Diamond airNET Harness

At £150 this isn't a cheap option, says Rob Greenwood, but within the category of extremely lightweight, high performance sport...

Large Pads are ideal for higher problems, or those that have an awkward landing  © Mike Hutton
Large Pads are ideal for higher problems, or those that have an awkward landing  © Mike Hutton

Group Test Large Bouldering Mats

Biggest isn't always best, but in bouldering it certainly has its place. Larger pads are ideal for higher problems, awkward landings,...

Secret Stuff makes a massive difference in higher humidity conditions   © Rob Greenwood - UKC
Secret Stuff makes a massive difference in higher humidity conditions   © Rob Greenwood - UKC

Friction Labs Secret Stuff & Secret Stuff AF

Team Sky built their cycling success around making marginal gains, and Friction Labs Secret Stuff liquid chalk...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Rehaused by Dirtbags chalk bags  © Berghaus

Berghaus products find a second life with Rehaused by Dirtbags

Berghaus has teamed up with Cumbrian climbing company Dirtbags to launch a new product range made out of repurposed materials. Rehaused by Dirtbags is a collaboration that takes Berghaus products that have reached the end of their usabl...

Fixe  © Fixe
Fixe  © Fixe

Fixe redesigns its anchor line launching 75 new references

Fixe Climbing S.L. has recently worked hard to end this year 2020 with a very special line. The company from Sant Quirze de Besora (Barcelona) has renewed its entire anchor line.

Swift Protect Pro Dry Action  © Edelrid
Swift Protect Pro Dry Action  © Edelrid

EDELRID's 2020 highlights

Despite 2020 being a rather odd year, Edelrid as always released some stand out products. These are our highlights!

Tract Up  © Beal
Tract Up  © Beal

Beal TRACT UP is a compact micro rope clamp

The Beal TRACT UP is a compact micro rope clamp.

Climbing Technology - New Harnesses & Quickdraws

Climbing Technology have updated their range of harnesses this year with 3 new models, the...

Five  © Interface Climbing
Five  © Interface Climbing

Ground-Up walls from Interface Climbing

The new Ground-Up walls and Greenholds from Interface Climbing provide an affordable and adaptable system...

Mick putting the Red Chili Voltage to work on his new route 'Safe as Milk' E7 6c at Craig Doris  © Red Chili
Mick putting the Red Chili Voltage to work on his new route 'Safe as Milk' E7 6c at Craig Doris  © Red Chili

Red Chili Voltage in action

Red Chili UK athlete Mick Lovatt has been hard at work this year, putting some of our top models through their paces. We've...


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