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Interview Freja Shannon talks Risk, Craic, and Brit Rock

With Kendal only a month away, we got in touch with Freja to ask more about the events that she's part of this year, and to get a sneak preview of her approach to risk.

News Sista Bossen E8 for Freja Shannon

Freja Shannon has made an ascent of Sista Bossen, a 35 metre E8 route in Bohuslän, Sweden.

Fri Night Vid Dare to Jam

In this week's Friday Night Video, Freja Shannon and Fay Manners head to Zion National Park, Utah, to their (newly taped) hands at crack climbing.

Essay Soul and Sea on the Eiger

Freja Shannon writes about big runouts, bad weather, and perseverance, when taking on the Eiger.

Latest Reviews for Freja's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Mountain Equipment Aerotherm Softshell and Firefly Shell - not just for running

Designed for running and fast-paced walking in the hills, this softshell jacket and lightweight shell make a versatile combo for climbing and scrambling too, says Dave Saunders.

Recycled Gear - Reducing Our Impact

With a growing awareness of environmental issues, and the urgent need for greater sustainability, many outdoor brands are increasing their use of recycling. To highlight these efforts, we look at a diverse range of products featuring significant...

OTS 2023 - Our Best of the Show

This year's Outdoor Trade Show has just wrapped up. Staged in a tropical Liverpool, the show brought practically all the brands with a UK presence under one roof. While a lot of the gear on display looked good, as always there were a few pieces in...

Heavyweight Belay Jackets from Mountain Equipment and BD

Stand around in cold conditions and you'll soon conclude that most synthetic insulated jackets...

Mountain Equipment Shelterstone Jacket

Warm for a midweight synthetic insulated jacket, and boasting a full complement of climber-friendly features, the...

UKC / UKH Gear of the Year 2022

Our hard working review team get through a mountain of kit every year. Amongst it all some items stand out from the crowd, and...

Windproofs and ultralight softshells

When you want some protection from the elements, but a full shell would be overkill, a thin windproof is the obvious...

Latest News from Freja's Sponsors

Announcements direct from manufacturers

Save over £100 on a Glacier 300 down sleeping bag

Grab a lightweight Mountain Equipment sleeping bag for under £200 and get ready for summer nights under the stars! 

New Clothing Autumn / Winter 2021

We have spent the last couple of months catching up with brands up and down the country and checking out their quality new clobber. Below is a roundup of the most eye-catching new clothing.

Mountain Equipment to support Boardman Tasker Award

The Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature, is delighted to announce that it will now be officially supported by Mountain Equipment, the Manchester-based outdoor clothing and equipment manufacturer.

Martin Moran Foundation launched for 16 to 18 year-olds

Dedicated to promoting the positive impact of mountain adventure on young people's mental health...

New Clothing Spring / Summer '21

Next up in our Spotlight Trade Show is the clothing category. Once again, we've asked brands to tell us...

ISPO 2020 - New Clothing

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

The New Petzl SWIFT RL Headlamp

With 900 lumens of lighting power at only 100 grams, the SWIFT RL is Petzl's brightest compact headlamp. Designed with a...

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