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15 May 2015

thumb The UKC Test Team take on eight pairs of approach shoes to find out which one will get you to the crag in comfort, style, with... Read more

13 May 2015

thumb Dan Bailey reviews a new guidebook to the smaller - but often no less interesting - hills of Scotland Read more

27 Apr 2015

thumb Alex Roddie enjoys the first book by Trail magazine's editor Simon Ingram. It's not very magaziney at all, he says, but rather... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb Ammil, grumma, garbhlach and gryke; such is the language of Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane. Is it a dictionary of nature or a... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb The MSR WindBoiler is a small, lightweight cooking system. UKC have had it for several months and tested it in the Alps in... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb Walking poles are great opinion dividers. There are those who think they are cumbersome wastes of time, and those who swear by... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb Smock-style jackets - you might love them or hate them. But with the lightweight, very breathable Hymir smock, particularly... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb It is said that you can't buy style, but here – for the sum of £50 – I would say that you very much can Read more

Mar 2015

thumb Deep down every climber, hill-walker and mountaineer wants a van... However the reality of the situation, more often than not, is... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb Dan Bailey takes the top spec shell kit from The North Face on a long-term test spanning two winter seasons. He finds some... Read more

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Mar 2015

thumb Deep down every climber, hill-walker and mountaineer wants a van... However the reality of the situation, more often than not, is... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb Dan Bailey takes the top spec shell kit from The North Face on a long-term test spanning two winter seasons. He finds some... Read more

15 May 2015

thumb The UKC Test Team take on eight pairs of approach shoes to find out which one will get you to the crag in comfort, style, with... Read more

Apr 2015

thumb It is said that you can't buy style, but here – for the sum of £50 – I would say that you very much can 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

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

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

Jul 2008

thumb In this interactive article series, gear guru and mountain funny man Andy Kirkpatrick will answer your questions on gear. From... Read more


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