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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

8 Dec 2017

thumb With a new tapered shape and easy grip design, the Primus TrailBreak Vacuum Bottle is the perfect companion for serious hikers or... Read more

7 Dec 2017

thumb Full protection in a lightweight, all-round, and high performance hardshell. Versatility is key for the Beta LT Jacket, designed... Read more

1 Dec 2017

thumb For winter 2016/2017 Asolo supported the work of the Lake District Park Authority by equipping their Fell Top Assessors - Graham... Read more

29 Nov 2017

thumb Tessa Lyons has four beautiful new ink t-shirts available to order. These feature her Stanage and Yosemite drawings screenprinted... Read more

23 Nov 2017

thumb AKU – the high quality, Italian outdoor footwear brand – has been awarded the Environmental Product Declaration Certification... Read more

22 Nov 2017

thumb Salewa, the mountain company based in the Italian Dolomites, is launching a unique wool technology for the autumn/winter 2017... Read more

20 Nov 2017

thumb Most walkers or hikers like to keep a tally of the mountains they have climbed and for those of you who love ticking off or... Read more

17 Nov 2017

thumb With an impressive warmth-to-weight ratio, the Cerium LT hoody is ideal as a mid layer in cold conditions or as a standalone... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb The Scarpa Ribelle could be considered something of a revolution as far as weight and performance is concerned. Coming in at... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb Climbing Technology have some great new products along the usual classics in their range for winter 2017 / 2018. Highlights... Read more

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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

8 Dec 2017

thumb Over a year our reviewers get through a mountain of gear. Here, members of our review team pick their personal highlights from... Read more

6 Dec 2017

thumb This 'incredibly light' approach shoe has been perfect for both walking in the UK and carrying on multipitch climbs in Morocco,... Read more

4 Dec 2017

thumb Light, compact, and as lively as a jet engine, the Pocket Rocket 2 brings MSR's classic backpacking stove bang up to date,... Read more

1 Dec 2017

thumb Using one of the new down-like synthetic fills, the Icarus is a simple jacket that works well in a layering system. It might not... Read more

24 Nov 2017

thumb A solid and supportive boot with some interesting modern touches, the Marmolada Pro is ideal for big hillwalking rounds,... Read more

14 Nov 2017

thumb Tough, reliable and simple to use, the ACTIK packs a lot of power into a compact body. For general climbing and hillwalking use,... Read more

Nov 2017

thumb Made in Nottingham, and built to last, Alpkit's Chamois has a stripped-back design that makes it ideal as a pack for cragging,... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb ME's first foray into synthetic down insulation, the Superflux has the softness, loft and warmth-to-weight you'd normally... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Technical hill runs, big races, training in the park, hillwalking, scrambling, crag approaches and long distance backpacking -... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Richard Prideaux puts these bombproof, 'technically advanced trekking trousers' through their paces Read more

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