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SHOW REPORT: ISPO 17 - Our Top 10 Products

At ISPO 2017 the world's leading outdoor brands showcased new product. We will be bringing you updates on the latest clothing and equipment over the next few weeks. But which were our favourites? 

Commercialisation - Changing the Face of Climbing

Recent marketing material from Adidas is indicative of a wider trend in the climbing community, one of commercialisation that threatens the cultural and historical health of...

GROUP TEST: Winter Baselayers

A winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test we've trialled winter weight baselayers from a...
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MoonClimbing Spring Sale

With the impending arrival of the shiny new 2017 range at Moon Climbing in the next few weeks, we have decided to clear out some of our 2016 products, there are limited stocks of some of the models, so if you want them…… You’d better be quick.

Womens Sale

Mens Sale

Click here to visit the MoonClimbing Spring Sale

COMPETITION: Win a pair of Grivel Air Tech Crampons

Grivel are giving you the chance to win a pair of Air Tech Crampons which will be perfect for the long overdue Scottish winter! The Air Tech is a 12 point crampon which is...

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Ben Lister on Skyline at Robin Hood Rocks
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Congratulations to Harry Chaplin for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 150 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Kendal Mountain Festival hits the road

If you missed out on November’s Kendal Mountain Festival, there’s good news.  ‘Kendal’ is hitting the road, and coming to a venue near you. 

This new multi-event Tour kicks off in February, bringing the essence of the Festival to 14 locations across the UK.  You can expect great films of course – Kendal attracts the best action adventure films from around the world – plus speakers, maybe some music and the odd competition or two; plenty of fun and inspiration. Basically, a streamlined version of the main November event!

Dates and locations are:

10 Feb Harrogate
16 Feb Aberystwyth
17 Feb Caernarfon
2 Mar Leeds
12 Apr Leeds
13 Apr Birmingham
6 May Canterbury
20 May Bristol
7 Jun London
8 Jun Brighton

More info, including speakers, at kendalmountaintour.com

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Events Diary
View the Events Diary for Competitions, lectures and even club meets. Here's some for the next 7 days: