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GROUP TEST: Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

What's the ideal shell for Scottish winter climbing and gnarly hill walks? A beefy and protective one! Here we review tough technical jackets from 12 leading manufacturers.
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ARTICLE: Les Houches - The Alpine Physics School with Altitude

Nestled at the foot of Mont Blanc is an unlikely academic institution where some of the finest minds in physics - including 50 Nobel Prize winners and Stephen Hawking - have...
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DESTINATION GUIDE: New Zealand – The South Island

Known for its wilderness, waterfalls, mountains and coastline, New Zealand's South Island offers a smorgasbord of adventure sports for the globe-trotting tourist. Tourism has...
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Arc'teryx Nuclei FL Jacket

Light, wind resistant, and packable synthetically insulated hoody for climbing and other alpine pursuits.

Fast and light alpine travel’s static phases require you stay warm while protecting yourself from chilling winds. Inspired by persistent athlete demand, and redesigned to their exacting specifications, the next-generation Nuclei FL Jacket is lighter, more resilient, and delivers outstanding thermal performance for remarkably little weight. The Arato™ 10D ripstop is wind resistant and durable, Coreloft™ Continuous 65 insulation provides effective warmth – even if wet – and the insulated StormHood™ adds protection.

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COMPETITION: Win an EDELRID Swift Protect Pro Dry

If there is one product that EDELRID is known for it's climbing rope. After inventing the first kernmantle rope in 1953, EDELRID have been at the forefront of climbing rope...

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Good conditions in the deep not very winter at Wimberry
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Congratulations to Full moon addict for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 104 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Arc'teryx Big Mountain Weekend 8-10th May

The Arc'teryx Big Mountain Weekend is back again in the beautiful Langdale Valley on the 8th - 10th May. Join us for clinics, aimed to educate and improve your mountain and crag skills and come and enjoy live music, BBQ and beer at the Sticklebarn event base camp. The Langdale Challenge will be available to take part in all weekend and our event partners will also be on hand to offer out the very best advice, demo gear and samples.

As always we have refined our clinics again this year to make sure we are providing you with top-notch information from the very best British Mountain Guides at the ISM. We are proud to present four new clinics including Overnight Wild Camping, Fine Tune Your Trad Climbing and two Environmental Clinics: Sphagnum moss planting and tree planting.

If you would like a spot on one of the clinics please BOOK HERE on the 1st March.

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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: