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Featured Review

Vision MIPS in Glen Clova  © UKC Gear

Black Diamond Vision MIPS helmet

Crossing over from the bike and skiing industries, MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System) helmets are designed to offer increased protection to the brain from rotational forces. Martin McKenna looks at the Black Diamond Vision MIPS, one of the first climbing helmets to use this system.   

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Victoria De Ga climbing at Red Up in Val Pennavaire  © Chris Prescott

Climbing Technology Orion Helmet

It may not set out to rewrite the rules, but we think Climbing Technology's Orion is an excellent take on the polystyrene style helmet that has become more or less standard in recent years.

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 tangerine, he has been sporting it on crags from Pembrokeshire to the Peak. Here's what he thought.

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 like hats and torches to climbing hardwear and ultralight packs, here are some ideas that won't break the bank.

Julbo glasses montage  © Simon Verspeak
Julbo glasses montage  © Simon Verspeak

Julbo Monte Rosa and Monte Bianco Sunglasses

Becky Coles and Simon Verspeak take these top-of-the-range men's and women's sunglasses from the UK, to the Alps, to...

CT VF montage  © Alan James
CT VF montage  © Alan James

Via Ferrata Sets from Climbing Technology

No matter what you might think, even for experienced climbers a VF set is an essential purchase if attempting a via...

harness group test montage  © UKC Gear
harness group test montage  © UKC Gear

Group Test All Round Harnesses

Since most climbers do a bit of everything, there's a lot to be said for a harness that does too. Over spring and summer 2016 the UKC test...

Lemon Sole Spray montage  © Martin McKenna
Lemon Sole Spray montage  © Martin McKenna

Lemon Sole Spray

Got whiffy feet? From climbing shoes to walking boots, Lemon Sole spray is made to keep outdoor footwear fresh. Martin McKenna gives it the...

Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

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!

Montane Summer Range Preview

A look at Montane's new Summer Range, with some updated classics alongside innovative new products.

Montane Updates Fast Alpine 40 Climbing Pack

New for this season, Montane have updated their iconic Fast Alpine climbing pack to increase usability and versatility.

Montane Starlight Pull-On

Named after Montane Athlete Tom Ballard's now legendary 'Starlight and Storm' Expedition. A collaborative effort between Tom and...

New from Alpkit; a range of 5 new backpacks from 10L - 40L

This summer sees the launch of 5 new packs (Artlu 10, Gnarl 15, Presta 20, Ledge 30 and Orion 40)...

Outdoor Research  © Outdoor Research
Outdoor Research  © Outdoor Research

New UPF 50+ Ensenada Hoody?.

Sun protection for the beach, trail or crag.

Troll UK  © Troll UK
Troll UK  © Troll UK

Boot Bananas

Fragrant and moisture absorbing deodorisers for climbing shoes, running shoes, hiking boots or any other 'fruity' footwear.

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