The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Munich that is ISPO. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in climbing hardware.
Edelrid - Ohm RRP £110
A device which helps take some of the force out of belaying.
Blue Ice - Choucas Plus and Choucas Light RRP £60
Lightweight ski/mountaineering harnesses that are just at home at Malham.
CAMP - Alpinist Crampon RRP £175 and £155
Petzl - Sum'tec and Gully RRP £125 and £100
Axessorise your axes with the Sum'tec and go light with the Gully.
Petzl - Sirocco RRP £85
The Sirocco is no longer just orange... Well maybe slightly orange.
Grivel - Stealth Carbon and HS RRP £280 and £85
A lightweight and more durable version of the Stealth.
Black Diamond - Fuel Axe RRP £350
The new fuel axe with a hammer that was missing on the previous model.
Black Diamond - Technician Harness RRP £85
An all-round harness that builds on Black Diamond's Solution Harness.
Grivel - 2424 Quickdraw, Help Karabiner and Tao Karabiner RRP £50 for 6, £10 and £11
A new range of Karabiners from Grivel