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18 Aug 2017

thumb For long days on mountain rock, or laid-back low-grade cragging sessions, this comfy and supportive shoe is easy on the feet,... Read more

15 Aug 2017

thumb It's not the last word in ultralight, says Dan Bailey, but for its weight you'd struggle to find a sturdier or more spacious solo... Read more

11 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

2 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

28 Jul 2017

thumb Paramo's Alize Fleece and Alize Windproof Jacket are designed to be worn either separately or both together to create a versatile... Read more

25 Jul 2017

thumb Incredibly light and compact, Katadyn's new BeFree water filter is also child's play to use, finds Dan Bailey and family. Read more

21 Jul 2017

thumb For waterproofing with less weight, the Epic Lite OD features OutDry technology. In this six-month review, Theo Moore tests this... Read more

Jul 2017

thumb Lighter mats tend not to be luxurious, so instead Therm-a-Rest have gone all out for comfort here. Richard Prideaux enjoys... Read more

Jul 2017

thumb The Last Hillwalker is a memoir of the hills, exploring through a series of stories the relationship between man and nature, our... Read more

Jul 2017

thumb Released in 2016, Wild Country's New Friends are the result of several decades of refinement on the iconic original. Over the... Read more

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May 2017

thumb Assisted-braking belay devices are popular for indoor and outdoor sport climbing, adding extra braking in the event of a fall and... Read more

2 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

Jun 2017

thumb Most climbers own a rope bag, but few take much trouble in choosing one. Considering how much use you'll get out of it, however,... Read more

Jul 2017

thumb Released in 2016, Wild Country's New Friends are the result of several decades of refinement on the iconic original. Over the... 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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