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8 Feb 2016

The Manaslu is Mountain Equipment's top-spec hard shell cut specifically for women. Though built for the harshest winter and alpine climbing, it is equally at home just hillwalking, reckons Pegs Bailey. Read more

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11 Feb 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. This is the final report from ISPO 2016. Read more

8 Feb 2016

thumb Pembroke is a world-class climbing area, renowned for its atmospheric sea cliffs and dramatic rock architecture. With an... Read more

3 Feb 2016

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. There were some exciting new products on offer... Read more

21 Jan 2016

thumb Berghaus is celebrating after its latest product innovation was crowned the best in class at the 2016 ISPO Awards. The Extrem... Read more

Jan 2016

thumb Like Jöttnar's shell jackets, the Vanir and Vanir LT are designed to withstand the punishment of Scottish winter climbing and ski... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb The unique PrimaLoft® Gold Insulation Down Blend of the Diode Hooded Jacket packs the best attributes of each material into one... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb Don't forget to order before 1pm on 18th December if you would like to ensure pre-Christmas delivery on Jottnar products Read more

Dec 2015

thumb Rain sending you stir crazy? Get yourself (or someone else) some quality reading material at 30% off Read more

Nov 2015

thumb 30% off a selection of climbing and outdoor titles from Vertebrate Publishing Read more

Nov 2015

thumb ARC'TERYX design solutions for rapid travel in alpine conditions. Alpha FL 30/ 45 Packs offer tough, lightweight answers to... Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

4 Feb 2016

thumb Introducing the latest addition to the Arc'teryx Atom family: the Atom SL Hoody. Hitting the shops in Spring/Summer 2016, this... Read more

2 Feb 2016

thumb This is a good book, well written and engaging, very much typifying the understated British mountaineer, and somehow including... Read more

18 Jan 2016

thumb There are many ways to wreck a pair of poles. My favoured approach is to pick a course back and forth across huge piles of... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb Established in 1967, Lowe Alpine has a reputation for making high quality and long lasting, climbing packs, backpacks, and travel... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb What do you get the gear-mad walker who has everything? If you're struggling for gift ideas check out our pick of goodies for £25... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb Fenrir means 'he who dwells in the marshes' in old Norse... Although marshes aren't the first environment I'd associate with... Read more

Dec 2015

thumb With its wet and windy weather, high aerobic output and general wear and tear, winter is hard on your waterproofs. So what makes... Read more

Nov 2015

thumb Rab have been synonymous with down products ever since they were founded back in the 1980s, here's how one of their latest... Read more

Nov 2015

thumb When planning hill trips, mountain forecasts aren't always easy to access on your phone. Enter the Mountain Weather UK app Read more

Nov 2015

thumb Arc'teryx bring their innovative ideas and high technology manufacturing processes to footwear, but does this hiking boot justify... Read more

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