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The Rolling Transporter is robust and weatherproof enough for most travel situations  © Dan Bailey

Osprey Rolling Transporter 40

If you're after wheeled luggage with the knock-about toughness and practicality of a duffel bag, then this a great option, says Dan Bailey. But it's not an off-roader.


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Attila Tec Montage  © Tom Ripley

Edelrid Attila Tec Axe

The Attila Tec mountaineering axe features a fold-out grip rest and a plastic head grip. But how well do these additions stand up to the rigours of winter mountain use? Tom Ripley soon finds out.

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Group Test Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean? And by that definition, which models stand out? All will be revealed...

BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood
BD Momentum in action 1  © Rob Greenwood

Black Diamond Momentum & Aspect Rock Shoes

Black Diamond's new range of rock shoes covers a spectrum of users from beginner to advanced. Here we look at the entry level Momentum and the mid-range Aspect.

It's a warm and robust mat for serious mountain and winter use  © Dan Bailey
It's a warm and robust mat for serious mountain and winter use  © Dan Bailey

Mountain Equipment Aerostat Down 7.0 Mat

Robust, comfy and very very warm, the Aerostat 7.0 is a serious camping mat for seriously cold places - but one that'd...

Approaching Stob Coire nan Lochan just before dawn  © John McKenna
Approaching Stob Coire nan Lochan just before dawn  © John McKenna

Alpkit Prism & Qark Headtorches

John McKenna tests two higher end models from Alpkit's extensive torch range. Which did he prefer for all-round mountain use,...

Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate
Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate

Kinder Scout, The People's Mountain

Whilst much has been written about Kinder in the past, this is now the definitive work on the People's Mountain, says Martin...

A snug heel is ideal for tricky heel hooks  © UKC Gear
A snug heel is ideal for tricky heel hooks  © UKC Gear

Boreal Satori

The Boreal Satori's mid-range flex makes it a great shoe for steep bouldering and sport climbing, says Theo Moore

Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James
Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear
They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear

Petzl NOMIC and ERGONOMIC

Skarab 30 thumbnail  © Pegs Bailey
Skarab 30 thumbnail  © Pegs Bailey

Osprey Skarab 30 Pack

Odin and Vanir, above the clouds in the realm of the gods on Ben Nevis  © Toby Archer
Odin and Vanir, above the clouds in the realm of the gods on Ben Nevis  © Toby Archer

Jottnar Odin Shell & Vanir Overtrousers

Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear
Double thumbs up for the Skwamas...and knee bar rests...  © UKC Gear

La Sportiva Women's Otaki & Skwama

Merino Xtreme Close up  © UKC Gear
Merino Xtreme Close up  © UKC Gear

Thermowave Merino Xtreme Baselayer

Alpkit gloves thumb  © Dan Bailey
Alpkit gloves thumb  © Dan Bailey

Alpkit's New Glove Range

It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders
It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders

The North Face Summit L6 Down Belay Parka

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

Group Test All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

The Project is large enough to fill even the largest of gaps  © Alan James
The Project is large enough to fill even the largest of gaps  © Alan James

Alpkit Bouldering Mats - Origin, Mujo, and Project

The Icarus Flight features a compact hood and a 'mountain fit'   © UKC Gear
The Icarus Flight features a compact hood and a 'mountain fit'   © UKC Gear

Montane Icarus Flight

Exposure lights thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Exposure lights thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Exposure Headtorches


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