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4 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

29 Apr 2016

thumb Water filters tend to be heavy and clunky, or too slow for regular use, says Richard Prideaux. But is Katadyn's Gravity Camp... Read more

26 Apr 2016

thumb Terry Abraham's cinematic love affair with Lakeland's landscape reaches new heights in his forthcoming film Life of a Mountain:... Read more

22 Apr 2016

thumb Tech Wash cleans waterproof fabrics and TX Direct restores their DWR finish. Basefresh promises to banish base layer odour... Read more

18 Apr 2016

thumb Martin McKenna takes the Boreal Sendai hillwalking, cragging ...and down to the shops. They may be fairly heavy, he says, but on... Read more

6 Apr 2016

thumb The Fast Alpine 40 mountain pack was developed with Andy Kirkpatrick. You'd expect it to be seriously functional then, built to... Read more

Mar 2016

thumb Toby Archer looks at the new Jöttnar Asmund, a very lightweight mountain shell with a superb hood. He finds it's highly... Read more

Mar 2016

thumb Mitts: perhaps not the sexiest of outdoor clothing, but if the weather is at its worst, or you suffer from cold extremities, then... Read more

Mar 2016

thumb It's still nippy on the hills - at least between dusk and dawn, when a stove gets the most use. Dan Bailey tests a combination of... Read more

Mar 2016

thumb Having spent much of the winter in these sturdy-yet-light all-leather boots, Pegs Bailey struggles to find anything bad to say... Read more

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Mar 2016

thumb Mitts: perhaps not the sexiest of outdoor clothing, but if the weather is at its worst, or you suffer from cold extremities, then... Read more

6 Apr 2016

thumb The Fast Alpine 40 mountain pack was developed with Andy Kirkpatrick. You'd expect it to be seriously functional then, built to... Read more

18 Apr 2016

thumb Martin McKenna takes the Boreal Sendai hillwalking, cragging ...and down to the shops. They may be fairly heavy, he says, but on... Read more

Feb 2016

thumb Most winter fans need an all-rounder in their crampon stash - one pair for everything from Munro walks to lower grade... 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

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

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


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