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REVIEW: LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

This is a superb and well-designed folding pole that improves on previous LEKI models. The new mechanism may become the standard that others one day follow, says Alan James


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

REVIEW: Exposure Headtorches

Exposure Headtorches

Made in the UK, these units are small, rugged and very powerful. But is this the perfect mountain torch? Dan Bailey has reservations

Group Test Lightweight Down Jackets

Whether you're climbing, camping or walking - or even just out in town - a light and packable down jacket is a versatile layer year-round. We compare 10 options.

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

MSR Trail Base Water Filter Kit

Toby Archer looks at this versatile water filtering system. Does he overcome his initial scepticism of the price?

Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket

The Helium II jacket is well named. This ultralight shell is ideal for weight conscious activities like running, lightweight...

MSR DynaLock Ascent Carbon Poles

Tough, compact and light, this new model from MSR is an excellent pole for the money, says Alan James - and you don't have to be...

Lowe Alpine Altus 42 Pack

Sturdy, comfy and built for big loads, the Altus might not be light but it is likeable says Dan Bailey


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

PRODUCT NEWS: Rab Sleeping Bag Range

Rab Sleeping Bag Range

Driven by a pursuit of excellence, we believe the best way to ensure the quality of our sleeping bags is to fill them in our own factory in Derbyshire. This allows us to strictly control the amount and quality of the down going into our bags. O...

The Upgraded Deuter Exosphere

Deuter's Exopshere range of sleeping bags has been totally revamped for Spring 2019, offering unparalleled comfort and a perfect night's sleep and with the ability to expand by up to 25% you will be able to move more than ever before.

Any-weather adventures are easy with the Primus PrimeTech cooking system

The days are getting longer and bank holiday season is on its way. If you're planning on exploring the outdoors or tackling a new route this spring, make sure unpredictable weather doesn't put a dampener on your...

Fjӓllrӓven unveils its Spring/Summer 2019 collection

Get outside and embrace the great outdoors with Fjӓllrӓven's latest Spring/Summer 2019 collection....

Osprey's New Kestrel and Kyte. Off The Grid

With a proven legacy, the new Kestrel, and the women's specific Kyte are rugged, high performance backpacks for...

Alpkit : Factory Cutter wanted

Do you love outdoor kit so much you want to make it? Join our UK factory and bring the passion of what you love doing to the products...

Winter adventures are easy with the Abisko Hike Backpack from Fjӓllrӓven

More than 50 years ago, Fjӓllrӓven revolutionised the outdoor backpack with the...


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