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23 Jun 2016

Dan Bailey reviews a range of pots, pans, kettles and crockery that fold flat for easy packing. Read more

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29 Jun 2016

thumb Lightweight, packable and windproof jacket with DWR water repellency, for high intensity activity Read more

28 Jun 2016

thumb All day, every day and nearly everywhere too! Our new and improved Sendai is a tough and multi-purpose approach shoe which is... Read more

10 Jun 2016

thumb Super light, men's waterproof and highly breathable 3 layer jacket for high activity and low pack size Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb The award winning NeoAir® Camper™ SV is the most comfortable and stable NeoAir mattress providing campers with superhero-fast... Read more

31 May 2016

thumb This year iconic Swedish stove brand Primus is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of the world's first Multi-Fuel... Read more

May 2016

thumb AKU's Terrealte GTX – "terre alte" literally meaning "high lands" in Italian [AKU's homeland] – is made for just that: classic... Read more

May 2016

thumb Nikwax, the global leader in safe, high performance aftercare for outdoor gear, announces BaseFresh. This revolutionary product... Read more

May 2016

thumb Sun protection for the beach, trail or crag. Read more

May 2016

thumb The most livable performance backpacking tent in its class, the all new Elixir 4 tent is an ideal family sized option for... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb ARC'TERYX, the technical leader in outdoor performance apparel and equipment, is proud to introduce its latest innovation in... Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

16 Jun 2016

thumb Made for the US military, MSR has now put their most advanced water purifier on the civilian market. But when not being used by... Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb If you're a fan of all-leather boots then you'll probably like the Trovat Guide High GTX, reckons Dan Aspel - a reborn version of... Read more

2 Jun 2016

thumb The Overboard Waterproof Large Phone Case offers the possibility of carrying and using your phone on crags or mountains without... Read more

May 2016

thumb A refinement on the popular ELIOS, Petzl's new ELIA helmet is designed specifically for women - particularly those with long... Read more

May 2016

thumb It's not glamorous, but a toilet trowel is arguably an essential. Dan Bailey digs this lightweight, compact model from Sea to... Read more

May 2016

thumb Most climbers need a comfy rock shoe in their lives. When choosing an all-day all-rounder, pure performance comes second to... Read more

May 2016

thumb Brand new from Lowe Alpine is the Manaslu, a backpacking pack with a sackload of features and a neatly designed back system. To... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb Water filters tend to be heavy and clunky, or too slow for regular use, says Richard Prideaux. But is Katadyn's Gravity Camp... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb Terry Abraham's cinematic love affair with Lakeland's landscape reaches new heights in his forthcoming film Life of a Mountain:... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb Tech Wash cleans waterproof fabrics and TX Direct restores their DWR finish. Basefresh promises to banish base layer odour... Read more

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