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Viv Scott tests out two different but high performing jackets from Mountain Hardwear.
From the Matterhorn North Face to wet crags in Scotland, he throws it all at the Mixaction and Seraction, and he comes out dry... mostly. Read more
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Fragrant and moisture absorbing deodorisers for climbing shoes, running shoes, hiking boots or any other 'fruity' footwear.
Climbing Technology's range of winter hardware continues to grow and for winter 2014 they have a crampon in the range to suit... Read more
The Arwa, as used by Nick Bullock, is the ideal boot for Scottish winter, cascade ice and technical alpinism.
Nikwax Wool Wash - perfect for Merino fans. Formulated to clean and maintain the natural qualities of woollen garments, this... Read more
Jöttnar have recently released their new range of hydrophobic down jackets. Designed for cold and damp conditions, DOWN-TEK™ 850... Read more
Significantly warmer and more protective than a fleece hoody, this insulated hoody is breathable enough to be used as a super... Read more
Primus, the Swedish stove specialist, releases its new Winter Gas this month. Primus Winter Gas has been designed to increase... Read more
James Turnbull at Outside recently took the new Osprey Mutant 38 on a rigorous test in the Swiss Alps, climbing the Westgrat on... Read more
The key to the Cerium's weightless, agile freedom include underarm gussets for better mobility, a three part sleeve construction... Read more
Brunton has launched the All Day, a battery pack that attaches to the back of your Hero 3+ Go Pro and will extend battery life by... Read more
Gear ReviewsIndependent reviews from the UKH gear testers
"The question is, can you improve on this already excellent product, or is the major redesign for 2014/15 of the Camp Four a... Read more
Salewa may not be the biggest name in the UK footwear market, but the three mountain boots in its Pro range hold their own beside... Read more
Light, comfy and amazingly warm for its weight, Dan Bailey reckons the Exped DownMat UL7 is the best tent partner he's had in... Read more
There's been a big buzz around Patagonia's Nano-Air Hoody with rave reviews and a '2015 Outside Gear of the Year' Award.
We... Read more
Mark Glaister and Bridget Collier take the Sherpa Lakpa Rita hard shell and Kriti Tech soft shell jackets out on test in the... Read more
Phil Ebert tests out the BDV Jacket and Pants from Black Diamond.
"Given that many soft-shell jackets are now often pitched... Read more
Charlie Boscoe takes the Mammut Nordwand Pro Jacket out in all weather from Chamonix to Norway and finds it to be tough... but it... Read more
If you're going to get high you'll need some decent shades.
Dan Bailey trialled Julbo's top of the range mountaineering... Read more
In this review UKC regular Tom Ripley takes a look at the new Dolomites guide, written by fellow UKC regular James Rushforth, and... Read more
With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... Read more