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25 Apr 2017

thumbWhether it's for mountain rock or lightweight hillwalking, a little pack is sometimes ideal. Smallest of the new Alpine Ascent... Read more

19 Apr 2017

thumbPrimus have brought out a number of new gas stoves for spring/summer 2017. We've taken a look at two models from opposite ends of... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumbA very sturdy waterproof-lined walking shoe, the Boreal Aztec is billed as a low-ankle alternative to boots. Is Dan Bailey... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumbQuick drying, ultra light and highly breathable, Rab's Alpha Flux exemplifies the new breed of 'active insulation'. If you're... Read more

4 Apr 2017

thumbCovering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is... Read more

30 Mar 2017

thumbAs a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put together a... Read more

27 Mar 2017

thumbAs an alternative to a traditional hard shell, Tom Ripley has been putting Páramo's top-end technical jacket and trousers to... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbThis one-person mountain tent is lightweight, yet reliable in demanding conditions. With its durable construction it should offer... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbBalancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbAvon is a crag of great contrast, on the one hand it is roadside and accessible, sunny and quick-drying, but on the other it is... Read more

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30 Mar 2017

thumbAs a vegan, taking on a new sport/discipline requires research. With the help of the Veggie Guide team, we have put together a... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbA winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbBalancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbA light insulated jacket that's an outer layer when you're working hard or a midlayer when the weather turns, the Katabatic is a... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumbIn this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more

Jan 2012

thumbAre you a walker, a mountaineer, a climber or a bit of all three? Dan Bailey tries out three winter boots, each designed for a... Read more

Dec 2010

thumbEdinburgh-based climber Viv Scott takes a look at modern Scottish winter clothing systems and gear, and reviews his top pick of... Read more

Jan 2013

thumbThe UKC team looks at high performing ice axes from top brands such as Petzl, DMM, Black Diamond, Grivel and Edelrid. If you... Read more


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