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30 Aug 2016

Arc'teryx's new Arakys is an ultra-light approach shoe with an interesting set of features. So how does UKC's Ellie Fuller get on with it? Read more

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24 Aug 2016

thumb Mr Fancati Domenico, (1913-2013), founded Fizan in 1947. A man of vision, he was the first to produce ski poles in aluminium when... Read more

19 Aug 2016

thumb A lifetime of climbing the great mountains of the world with Chris Bonington Read more

17 Aug 2016

thumb These ultralight, foldable trekking poles, weighing only 450g per pair for the Sonic Alu and 377g per pair for the Sky Carbon,... Read more

16 Aug 2016

thumb Effect Chairs; the Chiller and Breeze – compact, lightweight and comfortable folding chairs. Perfect for camp sites, festivals,... Read more

15 Aug 2016

thumb For 'do-it-all' versatility look no further than the Stormtracker Sensor Gloves. Read more

2 Aug 2016

thumb The UKC/UKH team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb The UKC/UKH team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb 30 litre roll top drybag with mesh pockets for extra carrying capacity. Gourdon is a functional rucksack you can take on any wet... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video interviews with... Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

25 Aug 2016

thumb Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the... Read more

22 Aug 2016

thumb This is a well designed walker's rucksack, reckons Toby Archer, with an airflow back system that's particularly good for those of... Read more

16 Aug 2016

thumb Got whiffy feet? From climbing shoes to walking boots, Lemon Sole spray is made to keep outdoor footwear fresh. Martin McKenna... Read more

12 Aug 2016

thumb Billed as one of the world's lightest breathable waterproof jackets, Alpkit's new Gravitas achieves impressive weight savings... Read more

9 Aug 2016

thumb Looking for a comfy, light, warm and well made air mattress for all your UK backpacking, bikepacking, camping and bivvying needs?... Read more

3 Aug 2016

thumb Light, stretchy and comfortable, Women's Fulcrum Pants are a great choice for warm weather walking and cragging, thinks Pegs... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb Why would anyone decide to hike right around the entire coastline of Britain? And was it remotely fun? Alex Roddie reads this... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb While Chamonix has traditionally been a base for mountaineering it now has world renowned trail running races too, including the... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb Over spring and into summer we've tested eight pairs of light-to-medium weight softshell trousers on valley and mountain crags,... Read more

Jun 2016

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

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