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19 Apr 2017

Primus have brought out a number of new gas stoves for spring/summer 2017. We've taken a look at two models from opposite ends of the range, the compact MicronTrail Stove, and the heavyweight but powerful PrimeTech Stove set. Read more

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21 Apr 2017

thumbMacpac have a long history of manufacturing outdoor equipment of outstanding design and quality. For 2017 the brand gets a reboot... Read more

19 Apr 2017

thumbWith the Ferrosi Metro Hoody, we've built a casual but technical soft shell jacket that can go - much like its wearer - from the... Read more

18 Apr 2017

thumbThe new Primus Micron Trail is a powerhouse yet so small and lightweight it fits easily into your pocket. If you're looking for a... Read more

13 Apr 2017

thumbOur new Helium bags are lighter and warmer for their weight than ever before.  Efficiently sized, supremely comfortable and low... Read more

12 Apr 2017

thumbBerghaus has introduced a new range of high performance lightweight waterproof summer jackets, using leading fabric technology.... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumbNew for Spring 2017 Sea to Summit have launched a full range of Self Inflating Mats. The Self Inflating range joins the... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumbThyrus is a lightweight, waterproof, mid-cut leather boot from Asolo's new A-Fast collection; offering cushioned support and... Read more

6 Apr 2017

thumbThe Ascent Range of climbing and mountaineering packs is our most advanced range yet. Using all 50 years of experience we have... Read more

5 Apr 2017

thumbIn 2016, Rab released the Alpha Direct, an active insulation piece which utilised Polartec's new Alpha Direct Insulation to strip... Read more

28 Mar 2017

thumbCamelBak®, the company that created hands-free hydration and still the global leader in personal hydration, announces the launch... Read more

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Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

11 Apr 2017

thumbA very sturdy waterproof-lined walking shoe, the Boreal Aztec is billed as a low-ankle alternative to boots. Is Dan Bailey... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumbQuick drying, ultra light and highly breathable, Rab's Alpha Flux exemplifies the new breed of 'active insulation'. If you're... Read more

4 Apr 2017

thumbCovering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is... Read more

27 Mar 2017

thumbAs an alternative to a traditional hard shell, Tom Ripley has been putting Páramo's top-end technical jacket and trousers to... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbThis one-person mountain tent is lightweight, yet reliable in demanding conditions. With its durable construction it should offer... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbBalancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbWith their active cut and tough, stretchy softshell fabric, the Exodus are great trousers for winter hillwalking and climbing.... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbA winterised big sister to La Sportiva's Trango Cube GTX, the Trango Ice Cube GTX is impressively light for a technical ice and... Read more

Mar 2017

thumbFirst published in 1989, the life story of our most celebrated mountaineer has been re-released by Vertebrate. It's "a record of... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbA light insulated jacket that's an outer layer when you're working hard or a midlayer when the weather turns, the Katabatic is a... Read more

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