Announcements direct from Grivel
The legendary Grivel Salamander helmet has been redesigned and updated for the upcoming winter season.
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Here are some video interviews with... Read more
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. There were some exciting new products on offer... Read more
The Grivel Tech Machine is a strong and technical axe for alpine, hard Scottish mixed or steep ice climbing. Lightweight and... Read more
The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. We were blown away by the variety and... Read more
The team from UKC were recently at the giant trade show of ISPO in Munich. We saw a lot of products, drank a little bit of German... Read more
The Grivel A&D Ascender & Descender is brand new for Autumn 2014 and incorporates a revolutionary and innovative patented system... Read more
The harness and rope report is the second in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of... Read more
Grivel have revolutionised the world of carabiners with the advent of the Twin Gate system. This new design improves carabiner... Read more
The hardware report is the first in a series of write-ups from 2014's OutDoor Show, where we look at what the future of climbing... Read more
UKC's very own Rob Greenwood takes a look at Grivel's new lightweight helmet - the Stealth - but how did it perform compared to... Read more
In this group review we test sport climbing quickdraws from all the leading manufacturers, comparing them for key characteristics... Read more
Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the... Read more
Most winter fans need an all-rounder in their crampon stash - one pair for everything from Munro walks to lower grade... Read more
HMS screwgate carabiners - perhaps not the most exciting piece of climbing gear, but one of the most frequently used. We've... Read more
The absolutely brilliant new Tech Machine Ice Axes from Grivel are, well, brilliant. We've passed them round 5 different testers... Read more
Thinking of buying some new ice screws?
In this comparison review we have ice screws from the best in the business. From... Read more
One piece of gear that you can never do without when roped climbing is a quickdraw. In this comparative review, Alan James takes... Read more
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
A reflection on designs, standards and purpose, and a review of a mixed bag of four helmets: two models new to the market this... Read more