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27 Sep 2016

thumb Becky Coles and Simon Verspeak take these top-of-the-range men's and women's sunglasses from the UK, to the Alps, to the Himalaya Read more

23 Sep 2016

thumb 3rd Rock are a Derbyshire based climbing apparel company that design practical and fashionable clothing using organic cotton and... Read more

19 Sep 2016

thumb The Elixir 4 backpacking tent is light for its size, and easy to pitch. But is it roomy enough for the advertised four adults,... Read more

13 Sep 2016

thumb No matter what you might think, even for experienced climbers a VF set is an essential purchase if attempting a via ferrata.... Read more

9 Sep 2016

thumb A camping stove that burns wood seems a niche product for the treeless British hills. But despite its limitations, Alex Roddie... Read more

2 Sep 2016

thumb This well-cut hard shell is up for anything from hillwalking and scrambling to winter and alpine mountaineering. It is very... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb Arc'teryx's new Arakys is an ultra-light approach shoe with an interesting set of features. So how does UKC's Ellie Fuller get on... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb This is a well designed walker's rucksack, reckons Toby Archer, with an airflow back system that's particularly good for those of... Read more

Aug 2016

thumb Got whiffy feet? From climbing shoes to walking boots, Lemon Sole spray is made to keep outdoor footwear fresh. Martin McKenna... Read more

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Aug 2016

thumb Arc'teryx's new Arakys is an ultra-light approach shoe with an interesting set of features. So how does UKC's Ellie Fuller get on... Read more

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

Aug 2016

thumb Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the... Read more

9 Sep 2016

thumb A camping stove that burns wood seems a niche product for the treeless British hills. But despite its limitations, Alex Roddie... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumb In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more

Jan 2012

thumb Are you a walker, a mountaineer, a climber or a bit of all three? Dan Bailey tries out three winter boots, each designed for a... Read more

Jun 2011

thumb This month, the UKC/UKH Team have mostly been testing camping mats. Everyone was looking for something different: Alan wanted a... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb Paul Lewis is a mountaineering instructor with a fetish for metal spikes. Here he stomps his way through a selection of... Read more


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