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Simone Moro Podeba  © The North Face

Fri Night Vid Pobeda - Climbing the Northern Hemisphere's Coldest Peak

Our Friday Night Video this week follows Simone Moro to the Siberian region of Sakha in the far east of Russia. It is known for its extreme and severe climate. One of its remote villages is the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world...

Tamara Lunger and Simone Moro at Camp 3 of Kangchenjunga, 2017.  © Archivio Lunger/Moro
Tamara Lunger and Simone Moro at Camp 3 of Kangchenjunga, 2017.  © Archivio Lunger/Moro

News First Winter Ascent of Pik Pobeda by Moro and Lunger

Italian mountaineers Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger made the first winter ascent of Pik Pobeda, also known as Gora Pobeda (3003m), Siberia's highest mountain located in the Chersky range within the Arctic Circle. The area is one of the...

Simone Moro  © UKC News
Simone Moro  © UKC News

News First Winter Ascent of Nanga Parbat

Simone Moro (Italy), Alex Txikon (Spain) and Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) have made the long-awaited first winter ascent of Nanga Parbat 8,126m in Pakistan. The multi-national trio summitted around 3:40pm local time on 26th February and returned safely to Camp 4...

Ueli Steck, Jon Griffith and Simone Moro at camp 2.
Ueli Steck, Jon Griffith and Simone Moro at camp 2.

News Griffith, Steck and Moro Attacked On Everest

Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck and Simone Moro have been attacked by Sherpas on Everest. Steck has a bloody lip from...

Nanga Parbat Winter - 2012  © The North Face
Nanga Parbat Winter - 2012  © The North Face

News PHOTOS & VIDEO: Nanga Parbat Winter Expedition 2012

Following on from their first winter...


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La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

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

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...

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

In 2018 La Sportiva greatly increased their range of women's climbing shoes. From this extended range, the Skwama and Otaki complement each other well, says Penny Orr, since they have the same fit but perform quite differently.

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

It's way more jacket than most of us need, but if you're after a duvet for somewhere seriously cold then the Down Belay...

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

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown
ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number...

Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear
Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive...


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Caroline Ciavaldini climbing waterfalls on the Sawanabori expedition  © The North Face

The North Face Summit L5 Ultralight Storm Jacket

Our lightest, most packable shell yet is designed to keep you dry through mountainside squalls without adding any unnecessary weight or bulk, so you can climb higher and faster without worrying whether your jacket will keep up.

La Sportiva Bushido II

The Bushido II is a super light, extra grippy and aggressive shoe designed to ensure perfect stability and support on all types of off-road terrain from canal foot paths to the trail of the Lake District.

ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC
ispo 2019 Footwear and Packs  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Footwear and Packs

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic roofs) in Munich, has just wrapped up for 2019. Heavy snowfall gave this year's event a suitably wintry feel, and if we'd really...

ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC
ISPO 2019 Clothing  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Clothing Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of gigantic...

Antarctica Expedition 2  © The North Face
Antarctica Expedition 2  © The North Face

The North Face Antarctica Expedition Mini-Series

Throughout October The North Face has published four short films which explore their 2017 expedition to...

Antarctica Expedition 3  © The North Face
Antarctica Expedition 3  © The North Face

The North Face Summit L5 GTX® Pro Jacket, Pants and Bib

Athlete tested, expedition proven: The North Face's mantra when creating its Summit Series products...

Antarctica Expedition 3  © The North Face
Antarctica Expedition 3  © The North Face

The North Face Antarctica Expedition - Trailer

In 2017 The North Face sent a group of climbers to Queen Maud Land, Antarctica to explore one of the most...