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Trekmates Caps - Stanage GTX and Shine

Peaked caps - they're hardly the most exciting subject, but whether you want to keep the glare out of your eyes or the UV off your face, baseball cap style headwear is one of your better options. There are even those who like to wear a waterproof hat in the rain. Here we look at two caps from the Trekmates range, one Gore-Tex lined, one light...


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Black Diamond Punisher and Terminator gloves - spot the difference

For the winter season of 2020-21, Black Diamond brought out upgraded versions of their Punisher and Terminator gloves. They are so similar that it's hard to tell them apart, says Dave Saunders, but with improved dexterity and insulation mapping...

Rab Pivot GTX & Guide II GTX Gloves

Rab recently updated their glove range to include a number of Gore-Tex lined models for the first time. Dan Bailey looks at two of the more Scottish winter-oriented models, the chunky Guide 2 GTX and the lighter, more technical Pivot GTX.

Alpkit's New Glove Range

Decent gloves don't tend to come cheap, but this season Alpkit have pulled off an affordable range that we think compares well with pricier alternatives. Dan Bailey road tests four models.

Mountain Equipment Super Couloir Glove

They're so warm, dextrous and well made that Kevin Woods struggles to find fault with Mountain Equipment's new Super...

Rab Guide Glove Short

This waterproof insulated glove is just as tough and dextrous as the original Guide Glove, but with a less bulky cuff it fits more easily...

Outdoor Research Stormtracker Heated Gloves

Handwear with central heating sounds great, but does the technology meet the needs of climbers and hillwalkers? Dan...

Group Test Winter Mitts

Mitts: perhaps not the sexiest of outdoor clothing, but if the weather is at its worst, or you suffer from cold extremities, then these are...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Black Diamond Ice Series + Crack Gloves

Whether you're freezing your mitts off on a cold belay in a snowstorm, working your tan in Indian Creek, or jamming your soft paws in to the depths of Ramshaw, Black Diamond have got a glove for you.

Hats, hats, hats…

Hats, hats, hats… Outdoor Research has a style to suit everyone and every outdoor activity, which one would be your choice?

Outdoor Research Handpicked Handwear: Shop Staff Favourites.

We bring you the low down from those who know the products best...SHOP STAFF!! This list of staff recommendations comes from some of UK's leading independent retailers, who you know you can trust for sound, solid advice based...

Rab GORE-TEX Glove Range

The next generation of Rab gloves are here. Working together with GORE-TEX for the first time, we are excited to combine our...

Outdoor Research Introduce the Warmest Glove Insulation on Earth

Outdoor Research is combining its decades of experience building highly dexterous, durable...

Outdoor Research Climbing Glove Collection

Creating the best-fitting, top-performing rock-climbing gloves on the market is part of the Outdoor Research...

Salewa Tirolwool Celliant Collection

Salewa, the mountain company based in the Italian Dolomites, is launching a unique wool technology for the...


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