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Mar 2010

thumbWhen 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...

Mar 2010

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

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...

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...

Oct 2008

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

Jan 2009

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

Feb 2010

thumb15 minutes is generally accepted as the time you have before running out of oxygen if buried in an avalanche - assuming your...

Oct 2010

thumbJon Griffith tests Patagonia's top of the line soft shell trousers in the French Alps and Alaska.

Apr 2009

thumbMetolius 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...

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...

Feb 2011

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

Dec 2013

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

Dec 2008

thumbJon Griffith gets to grips with the Synchro Ultralite Ziplock Harness from Wild Country: "..it is actually a simple design...

Nov 2014

thumb2014 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...

Jul 2008

thumbThis year, the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD competition was held by Messe Friedrichshafen for the third time. A total of 280 entries...

Apr 2010

thumbDespite the best efforts of chemists, synthetic insulation still can't match down for insulation performance, says Viv Scott. So...

Aug 2011

thumb"What you take and what you leave behind can make all the difference when scrambling," says Paul Lewis. "A small rucksack, a well...

Dec 2013

thumbWith Christmas fast approaching, many of us are now being asked what we want and wracking our brains to try and think of a good...