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Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb The single-wall tent design efficiently utilizes two standard trekking poles to shave weight. [ full story ]

thumb For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness,... [ full story ]

thumb Windproof and highly efficient personal stove system wins 2014 OutDoor Industry Award [ full story ]

thumb The Bergelmir is Jottnar's flagship technical mountain shell, built for total protection and uncompromised performance.... [ full story ]

thumb Three new MSR snow shovels offer unparalleled strength and efficiency. MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based... [ full story ]

thumb The Epicentre Summer Mega Sale starts in store on Monday 21st June [ full story ]


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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

thumb When I first saw a JetBoil back in 2004 I remember being highly cynical, too specialised and very limited in terms in its uses.... [ full review ]

thumb Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces: "The first... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard tests out the La Sportiva Nepal Cube boots. In the well known yellow colour, these boots look a lot like the... [ full review ]

thumb George Cave tests out the Quasar Hybrid Pullover from Mountain Hardwear: "Produced in a vividly striking red/orange (also... [ full review ]

thumb The Adze jacket is Patagonia's "all mountain" softshell jacket – available with a hood ("Adze Hoody"), and without ("Adze... [ full review ]

thumb Charlie Boscoe gives a big thumbs up to this synthetic jacket. It's light, yet has all the basic features plus a few luxuries,... [ full review ]


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