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Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb Lowe Alpine have been engineering innovative and practical mountaineering products using the best, most durable materials for... [ full story ]

thumb Following its successful launch in October 2013, Jöttnar has confirmed production is underway for the new Autumn / Winter 2014/15... [ full story ]

thumb Scandinavian outdoor clothing expert Fjӓllrӓven has winter-weather protection wrapped up with the launch of its brand... [ full story ]

thumb Firstly how sharp does the new Mutant look!! It's not all about this, but let's face it the best Alpine climbing pack in the... [ full story ]

thumb Fit is fundamental at Hanwag and following on from the success of its innovative Alta Bunion boot, Hanwag introduces the Tatra... [ full story ]

thumb Inspired by the difficult terrain surrounding Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest mountain, the award-winning Keb Jacket is the perfect... [ full story ]


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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

thumb In this review UKC regular Tom Ripley takes a look at the new Dolomites guide, written by fellow UKC regular James Rushforth, and... [ full review ]

thumb With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... [ full review ]

thumb George Cave takes the Super Chockstone Jacket from Mountain Hardwear out to Morocco for some heat and up to Scotland for some... [ full review ]

thumb Since its launch ten years ago the Hubba Hubba has proved a popular three-season staple for MSR. For 2014 this classic two... [ full review ]

thumb When I first saw a JetBoil back in 2004 I remember being highly cynical, too specialised and very limited in terms in its uses.... [ full review ]

thumb Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces: "The first... [ full review ]


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