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Petzl builds gear and develops techniques for rock climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing, aid climbing, canyoning, caving, and via ferrata. Petzl is also known the world over for its innovative and line of LED headlamps.

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ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number caught our attention in particular...


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Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey

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

The BINDI can be tilted up or down for directional lighting  © Dan Bailey
The BINDI can be tilted up or down for directional lighting  © Dan Bailey

Petzl BINDI Headtorch

This mini torch packs a punch that belies its tiny weight, says Dan Bailey, while the decent burn time means it's not just for emergencies

Top 10 products 2017 montage  © UKC Gear
Top 10 products 2017 montage  © UKC Gear

Our Top 10 Products of 2017

Over a year our reviewers get through a mountain of gear. Here, members of our review team pick their personal highlights from the class of 2017. Stuck for Christmas present ideas? We're here to help...

Petzl ACTIK montage  © Dan Bailey
Petzl ACTIK montage  © Dan Bailey

Petzl ACTIK Headtorch

Tough, reliable and simple to use, the ACTIK packs a lot of power into a compact body. For general climbing and hillwalking use, it's all...

SIROCCO montage  © Dan Arkle
SIROCCO montage  © Dan Arkle

Petzl SIROCCO Helmet

Following a re-design, the new Petzl SIROCCO is a big improvement on the original, says Theo Moore. No longer at risk of looking like a giant...

gift guide montage  © UKC Gear
gift guide montage  © UKC Gear

Christmas Gift Guide: Goodies for £40 and Under

Christmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples...

Petzl REACTIK+ montage  © Dan Bailey
Petzl REACTIK+ montage  © Dan Bailey

Petzl REACTIK+ Headtorch

The REACTIK+ features Petzl's clever reactive lighting technology, but its wizardry doesn't end there. With the new MyPetzl Light app...


Latest News

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Petzl Helmet 3x2  © Petzl

Choosing A Petzl Helmet

Wearing a helmet in a wide variety of outdoor sports is an obvious choice for many people. For Petzl, offering more than simple protection for your head is one of our primary concerns!

ISPO 2018 - Top 10 Products  © UKC Gear
ISPO 2018 - Top 10 Products  © UKC Gear

ISPO 2018 - Our Top 10 Products

At ISPO 2018 the world's leading outdoor brands showed off their new stuff. We'll be bringing you updates on the latest clothing and equipment over the next few weeks. But which were our favourites? 

OutDoor 2017 Montage  © UKC
OutDoor 2017 Montage  © UKC

OutDoor 2017 - Final Roundup

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in Camping and Walking Gear and Packs.

ISPO Top 10 Products   © UKC Gear
ISPO Top 10 Products   © UKC Gear

ISPO 17 - Our Top 10 Products

At ISPO 2017 the world's leading outdoor brands showcased new product. We will be bringing you updates on the latest clothing...

OutDoor 2016 Montage  © UKClimbing
OutDoor 2016 Montage  © UKClimbing

OutDoor 2016 - What's New? Camping Gear Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. Below are some video...

Best of Fred 2016 montage  © UKC Gear
Best of Fred 2016 montage  © UKC Gear

OutDoor 2016 - Our Top 10 Products

The annual orgy of gear and beer that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen is over for another year, and UKC & UKH were out in force...

Trade Show Montage - Final Report  © UKClimbing
Trade Show Montage - Final Report  © UKClimbing

ISPO 2016 - What's New? Final Report

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is ISPO in Munich. This is the final report from ISPO...


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BINDI thumbnail  © Petzl

Competition WINNERS - Win The Latest Petzl Headtorch - BINDI

Ultra-light, 200 lumens, rechargeable headlamp designed for everyday use.

Actik thumb  © petzl
Actik thumb  © petzl

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 New Petzl ACTIK CORE Rechargeable Headlamp

Petzl headlamps have been in constant evolution for over 30 years. New technologies have allowed Petzl to invent and design headlamps that are ever more powerful, more lightweight, and more adapted to the needs of outdoor...

Petzl Reatik+  © Petzl
Petzl Reatik+  © Petzl

Competition WINNER - Win A New Petzl REACTIK+ Headtorch

For more than 30 years Petzl has led the way in as an innovator in the research, design and manufacture of quality headtorches. From humble beginnings, when Fernand Petzl fashioned the first helmet-mounted light for caving, headtorches were...

Petzl Tikka XP Competition  © UKC Gear
Petzl Tikka XP Competition  © UKC Gear

Competition WINNERS - Win a Petzl TIKKA XP

Petzl's recently updated TIKKA XP is a compact multi-beam headlamp for outdoor activities, with CONSTANT LIGHTING technology...

New updated Petzl NAO Headlamp  © Petzl
New updated Petzl NAO Headlamp  © Petzl

Winner Win a Petzl Nao Headtorch with Outside

With autumn rapidly approaching (clocks go back in a few short weeks folks) we thought it was an opportune time to spread...

Petzl Contact 9.8mm Rope  © Petzl
Petzl Contact 9.8mm Rope  © Petzl

Winner Win a Petzl Contact 9.8mm Rope

The Petzl rope line was developed with Petzl's requirements for quality and performance, meeting the needs of users engaged in any...

Updated Petzl NAO  © Petzl
Updated Petzl NAO  © Petzl

Winner Win The New Upgraded Petzl NAO

For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness, burn...


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