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Mountain Equipment Tupilak 14 Vest Pack

"You'd get the most out of this pack if you like keeping things fast, efficient, and minimalist. If you are inclined to take one of those big tartan flasks for your tea then this is definitely not for you..." Dave Saunders reviews a small pack with a foot in both running and mountaineering.

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Silva Trekking Poles Carbon

Robust, comfy to handle, and reasonably lightweight, Silva's carbon fibre poles are also pretty good value compared to similar competitors, says Toby Archer.  

Ortlieb Dry Bags

'Summer' in the highlands is an ideal time to try out a range of sturdy dry bags and waterproof map and phone cases from Ortlieb, says Dan Bailey. With cheaper alternatives out there, are they still value for money? 

COROS Vertix 2 Watch

With an incredible battery life, and a host of features that should appeal to runners, mountaineers and hillwalkers alike, the Vertix 2 is a state-of-the-art wrist-mounted powerhouse, says Rob Greenwood. But despite the huge price tag, it's not quite perfect. So is this...

Black Diamond Distance Z and Distance Carbon Z Poles

We look at two permutations of a classic folding trekking pole design, from Black Diamond's extensive...

Komperdell Carbon Expedition FXP4 Vario Poles

Featuring an interesting self-deploying mechanism, Komperdell's Carbon Expedition FXP4 is a robust folding...

Ruffwear Web Master Harness

The Web Master Harness is built for taking dogs on terrain where they may need a helping hand. We tested it on a labrador and a...

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

This is a superb and well-designed folding pole that improves on previous LEKI models. The new mechanism may become the...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

COROS announces the PACE 3 GPS Sport Watch

The COROS PACE 3 offers Dual Frequency, Longer Battery, Music, Navigation, Touchscreen, New Activity Modes, and more!   

The new COROS HR Monitor promises Precise Data and Pure Comfort

COROS presents the HR Monitor as a superior alternative to the traditional chest strap. A fully elasticated armband and sliding buckle allow for the perfect fit, enabling a higher HR accuracy reading by removing interference...

Silva this Summer

This summer, Swedish company Silva is extending its Terra sustainability story into its range of compasses, introducing some beautifully made carbon trekking poles, and getting fast-and-light with their Strive Light Black running vests. 

Harrier Helvellyn PRO Carbon Z-Poles - £89

Premium quality, fixed length poles perfect to finish any ultra in style. 100% 4K carbon and a...

A New Range of Compasses by SOL

SOL have released a new range of lightweight and wearable compasses, adding to their line of outdoor survival...

40% off Walking books at guidebooks at Vertebrate Publishing

Looking for a full-value day out in the UK's most spectacular and unspoiled settings? Want to...

The Revolutionary New Komperdell FXP Pole

Gold Winner of the prestigious Outdoor by ISPO 2019 Best New Product Prize, Komperdell's Carbon FXP4 Expedition Pole...

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