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MSR Access 1 Tent

Though it's designed for ski tourers, the Access 1's balance of solid weather performance, comfy living space, and reasonable weight also makes it a winner for four-season backpacking. Sarah Douglas tests it on a series of windy Scottish summit camps.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Trekmates Insulated Gloves - three budget-friendly options

Whether you're walking, skiing or mountaineering, in the winter hills you'll need a lot of gloves. But it's not essential to spend big, particularly if fine dexterity isn't required. These insulated waterproof gloves from Trekmates go fairly li...

New Storm 500-R and Spot 400-R - best burn time in their class?

The Spot and the Storm have been around for years. Robust and pretty powerful for their size, they're each a good solid choice for climbers and hillwalkers. A recent upgrade has improved their output and burn times: so which...

UKC / UKH Gear of the Year 2022

Our hard working review team get through a mountain of kit every year. Amongst it all some items stand out from the crowd, and after much deliberation we've managed to boil it down to a selection of favourites. So here it is, our Gear of the Year 2022.

Berghaus Paclite Dynak jacket

Lightweight, well cut, and highly breathable, the Paclite Dynak Jacket isn't a lot of shell for your money, say Fliss Freeborn...

Group Test Windproofs and ultralight softshells

When you want some protection from the elements, but a full shell would be overkill, a thin windproof is the obvious...

Silva Trekking Poles Carbon

Robust, comfy to handle, and reasonably lightweight, Silva's carbon fibre poles are also pretty good value compared to similar...

Sprayway Softshells - Zennor and Maelor

Technical mountain jackets are great in their place, but if you're just out for a walk in chilly autumn or winter...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Life Straw - New Peak Series

Hitting the shops in late February / March is the new LifeStraw Peak Series – a comprehensive update of LifeStraw's most iconic and trustworthy products sees flow rates greatly enhanced, together with improved functionality and sleek re-design....

NEW FROM OSPREY - Mutant Nimsdai 90

The new Mutant Nimsdai 90 mountaineering pack from Osprey has been designed together with Nepalese elite mountaineer and Osprey Ambassador Nimsdai Purja MBE.

Harrier Kinder 10L Race Vest - £59

Meet the Kinder 10L. Inspired by fell runs on Kinder Scout in the Dark Peak, this running vest offers extra space for tougher runs requiring more kit and supplies.

The North Face Torre Egger Jacket

The North Face Summit Series™ offers a breakthrough in mountaineering technology, equipping explorers with the most...

Harrier Helvellyn PRO Carbon Z-Poles - £89

Premium quality, fixed length poles perfect to finish any ultra in style. 100% 4K carbon and a...

Nikwax Introduces the Down Care Kit

Do you have concerns about washing and proofing your down jacket? Are you worried that it will come out of your washing...

BioLite launches 2nd generation range of HeadLamps

BioLite's new, 2nd generation range of HeadLamps redefines the rechargeable landscape....


Scarpa R-EVO GTX hiking boots now £139

Grab yourself a pair of light, agile and waterproof Scarpa boots - brilliant for trekking over fell or dale. Super comfortable three season hiking and trekking boots, Scarpa's R-EVO GTX boots will keep you dry and comfy mile after mile.


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