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Mountain Boots

Mountaineering boots

Rock shoes

Performance rock shoes for rock climbing or bouldering


Featured Compilation Review

Group Test
Trail Running Shoes

Technical hill runs, big races, training in the park, hillwalking, scrambling, crag approaches and long distance backpacking - trail shoes have a lot of uses. Eight models go head to head here.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Scarpa's New SL Active Boot

Scarpa's SL boot is 35 this year. A lot has changed in the outdoor world since then; now in its ninth version, has the new SL Active kept pace?

Scarpa Mescalito Approach Shoes

A robust and comfy shoe, the Mescalito should see you right for years of hillwalks, scrambles and crag approaches, says Martin McKenna

La Sportiva TX2 Approach Shoe

The TX2 has the lightness, comfort and grippy tread of a trail shoe without sacrificing performance on the rock, says Tom Ripley. The best of both worlds?

Five Ten Quantum VCS

This stiff down-turned velcro shoe gives a lot of power in the toe and heel whilst maintaining good levels of support. It is surprisingly...

Dolomite Kendal GTX Leather Boots

It's a conservative-looking brown leather walking boot, says Toby Archer, but a really nice one...

Hanwag Tatra II Boots

Well-built, comfy and supportive - if you're after a pair of traditional leather walking boots then these take some beating. We're...

Scarpa Maestro

The Maestro is an antidote to crippling downturned performance shoes, says Theo Moore: a comfy flat(ish) shoe which still manages to pack a...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Evolv X1

Sensitive. Aggressive. Affordable. The X1 offers more sensitivity and "feel" than any shoe on the market without breaking the bank.

Kayland Cross Mountain GTX

One of Kayland's most popular products, the Cross Mountain GTX is a lightweight and very versatile boot that's well suited to a wide range of activities, from lightweight hiking to low grade winter mountaineering. 

The Hueco Range from Mammut

The Hueco range is a new range of approach shoes from Mammut which look as good on the street as they do at the crag. There's four versions to choose from which are each available in a men's and women's model.

Gear up for winter treks with Hanwag's latest Rock collection

With the changing of the season comes the promise of winter adventures, from ice climbing in...

Dolomite Torq Tech GTX

The Torq Tech GTX is a new model in the "mountain expert" category, an addition to the TORQ line from Dolomite, the line of products...

Asolo Greenwood GV

Designed for hillwalking and trekking below the snowline, the Greenwood GV offers reliable multi-surface grip, durable cushioned support...

Dolomite Crodarossa Lite GTX

The Crodarossa Lite GTX is designed for approach and scrambling and features an overlap fastening which allows very precise...


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