The MSR WindBoiler is a small, lightweight cooking system. UKC have had it for several months and tested it in the Alps in winter, as well as general cragging/camping trips.
Overall we really liked the stove but did find a few issues, mainly with the plastic parts... Read more
A lightweight technical synthetic jacket offers warmth no matter the conditions. Wear either as a pure outerwear all-year-round... Read more
The Minimus Sleeping Bag is revolutionary in its fabrication. A waterproof, super light and hyper breathable piece of equipment,... Read more
Brand new guidebook from Vertebrate Publishing combining the best scrambles, easy climbs and walking loops in the Lakes.
Montane's Terra range of legwear is known for its durability, dependability and all-round ruggedness.
Catering for... Read more
This spring will see the NEW Primus Lite entry-level stove: a simplified version of the Lite+ yet offering the same level of... Read more
The mountain pack. Whether you are hiking up to the base of a route, climbing multi-pitch madness in the mountains or stuffing as... Read more
A couple of weeks ago UKC/H were out in Germany at the huge tradeshow of ISPO in Munich. We dropped in to as many outdoor brands... Read more
With the new double-walled stainless steel vacuum bottles, Primus shows how a seemingly ordinary product can be improved. The... Read more
If, before we have even started, you are thinking something along the lines of 'first down, now synthetic, what are these guys... Read more
Their world-class beans are lovingly hand-roasted in London with each bag ground to suit your brew method at the very last minute... Read more
Ammil, grumma, garbhlach and gryke; such is the language of Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane. Is it a dictionary of nature or a... Read more
Walking poles are great opinion dividers. There are those who think they are cumbersome wastes of time, and those who swear by... Read more
Smock-style jackets - you might love them or hate them.
But with the lightweight, very breathable Hymir smock, particularly... Read more
It is said that you can't buy style, but here – for the sum of £50 – I would say that you very much can Read more
Deep down every climber, hill-walker and mountaineer wants a van... However the reality of the situation, more often than not, is... Read more
Dan Bailey takes the top spec shell kit from The North Face on a long-term test spanning two winter seasons.
He finds some... Read more
Alex Lowe famously said “the best climber is the one having the most fun”. Over the years I have come to agree with this... Read more
It's fun, it's funky and being a Mountain Hardwear product it's functional as well.
The women's Super Chockstone Jacket is a... Read more
Toby Archer keeps warm wrapped up in the Jottnar Fenrir Down Jacket - taking it out in some pretty damp weather, but that is what... Read more
Petzl's Meteor was probably the first EPS helmet on the market, way back in 1996. Dan Bailey looks at the latest version of this... Read more