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20 Apr 2018

thumbThe WindBurner range has been extended for 2018 to include a new remote canister stove and various pots and pans to go with it....

17 Apr 2018

thumbPatagonia have something of a reputation when it comes to creating cult classics, and the Nano Puff is one of them. So how does...

13 Apr 2018

thumbThe Sharp Edge is a versatile and genuinely female-tailored ski mountaineering shell that will serve you well both up and...

10 Apr 2018

thumbDesigned for big single days or light multi-day use, the the Octal 55 from Gregory is a lightweight pack that doesn't compromise...

6 Apr 2018

thumbCombining a shoe-like feel with B2 mountain boot performance, the Ribelle Tech represents a step change in technical...

3 Apr 2018

thumbBouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger,...

30 Mar 2018

thumbThe Tupilak Pack is Mountain Equipment's first new rucksack in many years. We've had it on exclusive review for the last few...

27 Mar 2018

thumbNew for 2018, Therm-a-Rest's Parsec 20 is a three season sleeping bag using high quality hydrophobic down to give you plenty of...

23 Mar 2018

thumbGo to any busy crag or wall and you'll probably see a pair of Anasazis. As a versatile and comfy shoe they are popular with good...

Mar 2018

thumbOffering plenty of warmth for its modest size, the Apogee is a decent lightweight synthetic belay jacket at a fair price, says...

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Feb 2018

thumbWhether it's for Scottish mixed, Continental ice or drytooling, a pair of technical axes are your key weapons. In this comparison...

Mar 2018

thumbWe've put seven pairs of winter mountaineering shell trousers through their paces all season. Here's how they compare...

Jan 2018

thumbThis waterproof insulated glove is just as tough and dextrous as the original Guide Glove, but with a less bulky cuff it fits...

Feb 2018

thumbIt's been a long time since Mountain Equipment last made rucksacks, but after several years in development, during which we're...

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Dec 2013

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

Jan 2012

thumbAre you a walker, a mountaineer, a climber or a bit of all three? Dan Bailey tries out three winter boots, each designed for a...

Dec 2010

thumbEdinburgh-based climber Viv Scott takes a look at modern Scottish winter clothing systems and gear, and reviews his top pick of...

Sep 2015

thumbHere we put all the top cams head to head in one massive review! Which cams have the largest range? Which are the lightest?...


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