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30 Nov 2016

From her local fell race to the Lakes Sky Ultra, Bridget Glaister looks at a selection of women's running clothing from Alpkit Read more

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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

2 Dec 2016

thumb Our new Zero G jacket is the quintessence of our down expertise, representing our heritage in creating the best down clothing and... Read more

1 Dec 2016

thumb The Fjörm is Jöttnar's warmest and most richly featured down jacket. Read more

29 Nov 2016

thumb Rather be curled up with a new book than watching Home Alone or It's a Wonderful Life for the umpteenth time this Christmas? To... Read more

29 Nov 2016

thumb Men's lightweight 650 fill power hooded microrib hydrophobic duck down jacket to keep you cosy warm crawling out of a tent on a... Read more

28 Nov 2016

thumb New for winter 2016, the Berghaus Extrem Micro Down is versatile and lightweight jacket for extended adventures in the... Read more

24 Nov 2016

thumb Following the success of their heated glove collection for back country pursuits, Outdoor Research have added two more styles to... Read more

23 Nov 2016

thumb Durable, comfortable, high performance directional waterproof jacket for walking in mountains and hills throughout the year,... Read more

22 Nov 2016

thumb At Primus the letters "EX" stand for expedition suitability. And that is exactly where the new TrailBreak EX Vacuum Bottles feel... Read more

16 Nov 2016

thumb A warm, down jacket for mountain adventures. A premium down filling enables the Ortles Down Jacket to deliver outstanding warmth... Read more

15 Nov 2016

thumb LEKI poles have just got media friendly: they can now accommodate a GoPro. This feature has been added to LEKI's entire racing... Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

2 Dec 2016

thumb Rob Greenwood tackles the big question: how on earth do you review a hoody? Turns out there's more to say about the Zoom than... Read more

18 Nov 2016

thumb Paul Phillips has spent much of summer and autumn this year in 3rd Rock's casual-styled NOVA trousers and ROCKET shorts. Here's... Read more

16 Nov 2016

thumb Rave review alert: A recent winner in the Banff mountain book awards, Simon McCartney's harrowing and deeply honest account of... Read more

10 Nov 2016

thumb Lightweight, compact and well made, C.A.M.P's Sky Carbon and Sonic Alu trekking poles represent pretty good value for money. As... Read more

7 Nov 2016

thumb The REACTIK+ features Petzl's clever reactive lighting technology, but its wizardry doesn't end there. With the new MyPetzl Light... Read more

Nov 2016

thumb It's well made and comfortably thick, but what really sets the SynMat HyperLite apart is its impressive warmth for its minimal... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb This roll-top sack is simple and lightweight, says Will Harris - but not at the expense of durability or functionality. It's by... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb In an attempt to bridge the gap between technical walking shoe and lightweight running trainer Five Ten have produced the Access.... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb Toby Archer trials a top-of-the-range stove that runs happily both on liquid fuels and canister gas. It's pricey, he says, but... Read more

Oct 2016

thumb Richard Prideaux doesn't really do hammocks, but he's pleasantly surprised by this hammock, mozzie net and tarp combo from Exped.... Read more

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