Gear News and Reviews

Manufacturers - tell us about your latest hillwalking products
Hillwalkers - would you like to review a product? Send us your review  
Search Gear

Or list by:

Feature Gear Review

21 Mar 2017

Balancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of insulation. We've put 11 models head to head in search of the best all-rounders. Read more

Zero-G Climbing

Gear News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

23 Mar 2017

thumbNew from Berghaus for spring/summer 2017 are the Fast Climb jacket and pant. Extending the renowned Extrem range with... Read more

22 Mar 2017

thumbWe have built the pyramids, split the atom and been to the moon, yet the humble down cluster from geese and ducks remains the... Read more

14 Mar 2017

thumbThe legendary range of Deuter Guide packs have been redesigned for Spring 2017 to be lighter, more comfortable and more practical... Read more

10 Mar 2017

thumbThe Kinetic Plus is a new super lightweight waterproof stretch softshell from Rab. Designed using Rab's own Proflex™ fabric, the... Read more

8 Mar 2017

thumbThe Men's Enduro and Women's Ventura Fleece & Windproof combos are 'Designed to be combined' systems for exceptional versatility... Read more

7 Mar 2017

thumbThe Ayako High GTX offers superb protection from the elements with an innovative design and high level of breathability, keeping... Read more

2 Mar 2017

thumbFor two days only (2-3 March) Vertebrate Publishing is offering 15% off all print books* bought through its website. Enter the... Read more

1 Mar 2017

thumbBerghaus is marking 40 years of working with WL Gore & Associates by launching a collection of GORE-TEX® jackets at the heart of... Read more

28 Feb 2017

thumbStanley, the leader in durability and thermal retention is now introducing the Stanley Master Series, the toughest of the tough!... Read more

24 Feb 2017

thumbInspired by Osprey's AntiGravity™ technology, Stratos & Sirrus provide a fully adjustable AirSpeed™ ventilated back system which... Read more

Older gear news

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKH gear testers

14 Mar 2017

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

10 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

8 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

28 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

23 Feb 2017

thumbEdelrid have recently joined other hardware brands in releasing a range of headtorches. With its balance of output and burn time,... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbWith its tailored fit, waterproof high fill power down and ultralight fabric, the Ramche 2.0 gives you tons of warmth for not... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbA winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbHandwear with central heating sounds great, but does the technology meet the needs of climbers and hillwalkers? Dan Bailey can't... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbDescribed as "suitable for day-long mountain walks on well-marked trails, easy off trail sections and regular slopes without the... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbA super-light sleeping bag of high quality goose down - this half kilo bag is not cheap, but it's hard to beat in terms of warmth... Read more

Older gear reviews