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Feb 2011

thumb Skis allow you an amazing freedom of access in the winter, says Jon Griffith - not only because you can 'skin' there quicker and... Read more

Dec 2013

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Mar 2012

thumb Jon Griffith gives his thoughts on expedition gear for Alaska: clothing to cooking kit, tents to sleeping mats. We also present... Read more

Mar 2011

thumb Written by Chamonix-based climber and photographer Jon Griffith, with stunning photographs of his journeys in Patagonia, Chamonix... Read more

Apr 2009

thumb Its minus 25 and something's missing... We have just spent the last couple of hours trying to put a track up the 300m snow field... Read more

Mar 2010

thumb When I first saw the Nano Puff I thought 'not a chance', says Jon Griffith. I couldn't see myself ever using it. I think it was... Read more

Nov 2010

thumb The Spantik is no newcomer, and after over four years it still dominates its boot category, says Jon Griffith. There is a... Read more

Aug 2010

thumb "I had high hopes for the Master Cams, and in a way they were met and in another they weren't," says Jon Griffith. There was a... Read more

Mar 2010

thumb "I used this for 10 days of climbing in the Norries this November in horrible conditions and felt like I was in a bomb shelter... Read more

Mar 2010

thumb Soft shell? Never been a fan of it, says Jon Griffith. Or so he thought, anyway... "Too flimsy and not windproof enough. It's... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb "Sleeping bags tends to be a thing that I don't compromise much on" states UKC reviewer Jon Griffith. He takes this bag out in... Read more

Feb 2010

thumb 15 minutes is generally accepted as the time you have before running out of oxygen if buried in an avalanche - assuming your... Read more

Apr 2008

thumb "Yes, it's a ski review. Skis are an essential part of winter climbing in the Alps and with more Brits climbing in the Alps it's... Read more

Nov 2010

thumb Viv Scott tests the Rab Demand in Scotland, while Jon Griffith goes alpine climbing with the Patagonia M10. The ideal... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb For summer Alpine and winter Scottish use it really comes down to two choices, the La Sportiva Baturas and the Scarpa Phantom... Read more

Dec 2010

thumb Indisputable: PHD are the kings of down kit, says Jon Griffith. OK their kit isn't the sexiest in the world but it's ridiculously... Read more

Jul 2010

thumb The Speed Ascent jacket is definitely one of those odd bits of kit that you don't immediately think of buying, says Jon Griffith.... Read more

Jan 2009

thumb Alpine gear reviewer Jon Griffith takes the Tour Pro II softshell salopettes out in the Mont Blanc range. UKC Editor Jack... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb When you think of classic alpine routes, you think of Chamonix. It's host to more 'classics' than anywhere else in the world, and... Read more

Sep 2010

thumb "In my old age of 27 I have realised that I can no longer just sleep anywhere - I've got fussy," says Jon Griffith. "Comfort... Read more

Mar 2008

thumb My main problem with these Superlights is that I'm completely addicted to them! I never leave for the mountains without them and... Read more

Dec 2009

thumb Marmot Exum Pants are lightweight pants for serious alpinists. UKC reviewer Jon Griffith tests them out on some big winter routes... Read more

Oct 2010

thumb Jon Griffith tests Patagonia's top of the line soft shell trousers in the French Alps and Alaska. Read more

Oct 2011

thumb Experienced alpinist Jon Griffith takes us up Denali's easiest route, the West Buttress. "First climbed in 1951 the route... Read more

Mar 2008

thumb Here I am five years later with a new set of impossibly light quickdraws (65 grams!) thinking “how on earth did they do... Read more

Mar 2008

thumb Now-a-days we are bombarded with top of the line gear from different manufacturers, each claiming that theirs is the new 'must... Read more

Apr 2009

thumb Metolius are no new comers to cams, and in a market which is about as saturated as you can get from cheap and cheerful cams from... Read more

Dec 2009

thumb "This is no dog walkers jacket. It’s designed to be used in some of the worlds harshest weather conditions and toughest... Read more

Jun 2008

thumb Born in 1979 from the fertile mind of Mark Vallance, founder of Wild Country, WC Rocks are found on most climbers racks. Here... Read more

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 2013

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

Dec 2015

thumb Christmas is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time of year to settle in front of the fire with a glass of wine and a... Read more

Nov 2014

thumb 2014 has been a bumper year for climbing publications. Here's a few of the ones that we have either read, or ones that we really... Read more

Mar 2010

thumb The Marmot Genesis Jacket has identity issues but - like the moody kid dressed in black at the back of the class - this only... Read more

Dec 2008

thumb Jon Griffith gets to grips with the Synchro Ultralite Ziplock Harness from Wild Country: " is actually a simple design... Read more

Jan 2015

thumb Thinking of buying some new ice screws? In this comparison review we have ice screws from the best in the business. From... Read more

Apr 2010

thumb This is a list of the main Patagonia Stockists in the UK and Ireland. Included are Pro shops and stores with the widest selection... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Ski Touring - the title says it all. This no-nonsense publication from British Mountain Guide Bruce Goodlad covers everything you... Read more

Jan 2009

thumb For trad climbers Australia's Arapiles is considered to be one of the best areas in the world. Enormously varied, beautiful... Read more

Jun 2009

thumb Following on from recent forum discussion, Ian Smith casts his mind back to a fixed gear issue in Pembroke that... Read more

Nov 2014

thumb The 2014 Kendal Mountain Festival starts this week and if you hadn't got enough reasons to go already then here's a few more Read more

Sep 2011

thumb In this exclusive excerpt from his new book Cold Wars, it is winter 2002 and Andy is in Patagonia with Ian Parnell. Having... Read more