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17 Oct 2017

thumb It may be a niche product, but if you're saving weight on big mountain routes then this incredibly light double rated rope should... Read more

13 Oct 2017

thumb Richard Prideaux puts these bombproof, 'technically advanced trekking trousers' through their paces Read more

10 Oct 2017

thumb A lightweight and highly breathable fleece, the Alpha Flash is ideal for mountain trad, chilly sea cliffs or cold weather... Read more

6 Oct 2017

thumb On 3rd October Montane held a launch for their key products for Autumn/Winter '17 - the Icarus and Phoenix - at the Wylam Brewery... Read more

4 Oct 2017

thumb Southern Sandstone local, Tom Gore, takes a look at the new Rockfax guide to his home turf. Read more

3 Oct 2017

thumb Dan Bailey's curiosity is piqued by a left-field hybrid of down and fleece. It won't be for everyone, he says, but in its niche... Read more

27 Sep 2017

thumb First sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb John Porter, author of the acclaimed Alex MacIntyre biography One Day as a Tiger, examines this new book on the legendary Voytek... Read more

18 Sep 2017

thumb It's not the lightest in its class, but with hydrophobic down and some unusual design features, the Questar HD is a great... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Bridging the gap between Five Ten's relaxed Rogue line and the more technical Anasazi, the Gambit offers both long route comfort... Read more

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Aug 2017

thumb Whether you're walking, climbing or running, summer is the time to save weight on your rain shell. We've compared nine at a range... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb One of the lighter models in the popular Trango range, the Trango Tower GTX makes a superb boot for UK scrambling days, says Tom... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Whether it's a weekend or a month away, rucksacks ranging from 50-70 litres should cover most needs. The 14 models on test here... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Bridging the gap between Five Ten's relaxed Rogue line and the more technical Anasazi, the Gambit offers both long route comfort... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumb In 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

thumb Are 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

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

Sep 2015

thumb Here we put all the top cams head to head in one massive review! Which cams have the largest range? Which are the lightest?... Read more


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