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Announcements direct from Outdoor Research

Sep 2017

thumb Using the latest technology paired with a forward-thinking mix of materials, the Ascendant family represents a firm step forward... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with... Read more

Apr 2017

thumb With the Ferrosi Metro Hoody, we've built a casual but technical soft shell jacket that can go - much like its wearer - from the... Read more

Feb 2017

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video interviews with brand... Read more

Feb 2017

thumb At ISPO 2017 the world's leading outdoor brands showcased new product. We will be bringing you updates on the latest clothing and... Read more

Jan 2017

thumb Poncho, tarp or bivy, this minimalist multi-tasking piece is more practical than it might first appear.  Featuring durable... Read more

Nov 2016

thumb Following the success of their heated glove collection for back country pursuits, Outdoor Research have added two more styles to... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb Keep your hands toasty warm this winter with these covetable down mitts - new to Outdoor Research's Transcendent down... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb For 'do-it-all' versatility look no further than the Stormtracker Sensor Gloves. Read more

Outdoor Research Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

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

Mar 2017

thumb Balancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

Feb 2017

thumb Handwear with central heating sounds great, but does the technology meet the needs of climbers and hillwalkers? Dan Bailey can't... Read more

Dec 2016

thumb Christmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples like hats and torches... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb Over spring and into summer we've tested eight pairs of light-to-medium weight softshell trousers on valley and mountain crags,... Read more

Mar 2016

thumb Mitts: perhaps not the sexiest of outdoor clothing, but if the weather is at its worst, or you suffer from cold extremities, then... Read more

Feb 2016

thumb Bridget Collier reviews the Outdoor Research Women's Diode Hooded Jacket... "I got raised eyebrows from my nearest and dearest... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb Stuck for a few last minute stocking fillers for the climber in your life? Here's a few quick ideas for small gifts that could... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb With its wet and windy weather, high aerobic output and general wear and tear, winter is hard on your waterproofs. So what makes... Read more

Feb 2014

thumb You may only have two hands, but in winter you can never have too many gloves. This collection spans a range of makes, models and... Read more


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