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26 Jul 2016

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

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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

28 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

25 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

25 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

22 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

18 Jul 2016

thumb Quite simply the best tech fabric, uncomplicated design: with both form and function. Highly breathable, waterproof, low weight... Read more

11 Jul 2016

thumb The all-new WindBurner 1.8L Personal Stove System built for 2-3 travelers is the latest addition to the award-winning WindBurner... Read more

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

Jun 2016

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

Jun 2016

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

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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

8 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

4 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

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

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

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

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