Gear News and Reviews

Manufacturers - tell us about your latest hillwalking products
Hillwalkers - would you like to review a product? Send us your review  
Search Gear

Or list by:

Feature Gear Review

16 Dec 2014

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

Zero-G Climbing

Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

19 Dec 2014

thumb Fragrant and moisture absorbing deodorisers for climbing shoes, running shoes, hiking boots or any other 'fruity' footwear. Read more

17 Dec 2014

thumb 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

15 Dec 2014

thumb The Arwa, as used by Nick Bullock, is the ideal boot for Scottish winter, cascade ice and technical alpinism. Read more

8 Dec 2014

thumb Nikwax Wool Wash - perfect for Merino fans.  Formulated to clean and maintain the natural qualities of woollen garments, this... Read more

3 Dec 2014

thumb Jöttnar have recently released their new range of hydrophobic down jackets. Designed for cold and damp conditions, DOWN-TEK™ 850... Read more

26 Nov 2014

thumb Significantly warmer and more protective than a fleece hoody, this insulated hoody is breathable enough to be used as a super... Read more

24 Nov 2014

thumb Primus, the Swedish stove specialist, releases its new Winter Gas this month.  Primus Winter Gas has been designed to increase... Read more

21 Nov 2014

thumb 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

Nov 2014

thumb The key to the Cerium's weightless, agile freedom include underarm gussets for better mobility, a three part sleeve construction... Read more

Nov 2014

thumb 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

Older gear news

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

10 Dec 2014

thumb "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

1 Dec 2014

thumb 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

Nov 2014

thumb 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

Nov 2014

thumb 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

Oct 2014

thumb 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

Oct 2014

thumb Phil Ebert tests out the BDV Jacket and Pants from Black Diamond. "Given that many soft-shell jackets are now often pitched... Read more

Oct 2014

thumb 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

Sep 2014

thumb 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

Sep 2014

thumb 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

Sep 2014

thumb With its excellent cut, highly breathable Gore-Tex Pro fabric, bombproof toughness and super-spacious hood, Dan Bailey struggles... Read more

Older gear reviews