The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in climbing hardware.
Beta Climbing Designs Project Brush Stick RRP £39
A brush stick, which takes many brushes and has an adjustable head.
CAMP Flash Alpine Harness RRP £60
An update to the popular flash harness, specifically for alpine climbers.
Wild Country Revo RRP £85
A new assisted braking device from Wild Country. Could this be as revolutionary as the GriGri?
Black Diamond ATC Pilot RRP £35/€40
A reimagining of Black Diamond's ATC, with assisted braking features.
Wild Country Cirrus RRP £80
Fashionable, modern helmets from Wild Country.
Climbing Technology North Couloir and Hyper-Spike RRP £TBC
New Ice Axes and Crampons from Climbing Technology, with fully interchangable parts for different situations.
Edelrid Bulletproof RRP £12
A karabiner with a steel insert for durability.
Edelrid Loopo Light Harness RRP £60
An ultra lightweight harness from Edelrid.
Grivel Salamandar and Stealth Helmets RRP £50-75
Light and full of features. Hear about Grivel's new harnesses through the medium of Stevie Haston.
Grivel - Clepsydra Twin Gate (Small) RRP £16
No trade show is complete without the Haston-show. Here he runs us through Grivel's new incarnation of the Clepsydra.
Mammut Magic Slings RRP £11-14
A dynema core with a nylon outer make these slings pretty tough...
Mammut Ophir Speedfit RRP £55
A neat and simple harness from Mammut and a bargain at £55.
Mammut Stitch Chalk Bag RRP £25
Stitch your own graphic (we recommend a UKC logo) on this quirky chalk bag from Mammut.
Petzl GriGri+ RRP £85
Another addition to the GriGri family which includes a panic mode, along with different settings for lead and top rope belaying.
Black Diamond Zone Harness RRP £N/A
A harness for both sport and alpine with ice screw hanging capabilities