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Announcements direct from the manufacturers

11 Oct 2017

thumb Winter certainly has its challenges. As we transition from cursing the cold, wet weather to dreaming of white, icy mountains and... Read more

10 Oct 2017

thumb Multi award-winning Primus Winter Gas, with its innovative vapour mesh, improves the performance of LP gas cartridges at... Read more

9 Oct 2017

thumb From high alpine expeditions to ski tours and ice climbing – the new Eiger Extreme collection offers the perfect product system... Read more

4 Oct 2017

thumb Transporters are tough, high-quality duffels designed to withstand the rigours of adventure. Representing the pinnacle of... Read more

19 Sep 2017

thumb Berghaus is helping the public to stride out in confidence this autumn with the launch of a new range of waterproof jackets. The... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Having spent a year building up a reputation for great quality products, we are branching out from our renowned Glow Worm... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb When it comes to winter backcountry camping, MSR's new Access Tents are carving fresh tracks. Lighter than a classic... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Although Kayland aren't perhaps as well known in the UK as some other Italian footwear brands, they have a range of products that... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Announcing two new photo-location and visitor guidebooks from fotoVUE, Photographing The Peak District by Chris Gilbert and Mick... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb For Fall/Winter 2017, Fjӓllrӓven'™s product range ventures above the treeline with the launch of its new Bergtagen collection,... Read more

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Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

13 Oct 2017

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

10 Oct 2017

thumb A lightweight and highly breathable fleece, the Alpha Flash is ideal for mountain trad, chilly sea cliffs or cold weather... Read more

6 Oct 2017

thumb On 3rd October Montane held a launch for their key products for Autumn/Winter '17 - the Icarus and Phoenix - at the Wylam Brewery... Read more

3 Oct 2017

thumb Dan Bailey's curiosity is piqued by a left-field hybrid of down and fleece. It won't be for everyone, he says, but in its niche... Read more

27 Sep 2017

thumb First sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb John Porter, author of the acclaimed Alex MacIntyre biography One Day as a Tiger, examines this new book on the legendary Voytek... Read more

18 Sep 2017

thumb It's not the lightest in its class, but with hydrophobic down and some unusual design features, the Questar HD is a great... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb Whether it's a weekend or a month away, rucksacks ranging from 50-70 litres should cover most needs. The 14 models on test here... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb In the age of clickbait, long-form journalism has suffered a decline in the climbing media. The Magician's Glass by Ed Douglas... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb From sport climbing in Finale to walking up Scafell and trad climbing in the Highlands, Victoria de Ga has been living in... Read more

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