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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.


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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 the Himalaya

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 toughest test of all - his own shoes.

julbo montage  © Dan Bailey
julbo montage  © Dan Bailey

Julbo Bivouak sunglasses

If you're going to get high you'll need some decent shades. Dan Bailey trialled Julbo's top of the range mountaineering sunglasses in the Andes.

Es training in the Alps wearing the adidas Evil Eye Halfrim Pros  © Es Tresidder
Es training in the Alps wearing the adidas Evil Eye Halfrim Pros  © Es Tresidder

Adidas Evil Eye Half Rim Pro Sunglasses

Ski-alpinism racer Es Tresidder needs a pair of sunnies that don't mist up, whatever the conditions. "Ski-alpinism...

Es Tresidder using the new Adidas Terrex Pro sunglasses on the Patagonia Ice Cap  © Es Tresidder
Es Tresidder using the new Adidas Terrex Pro sunglasses on the Patagonia Ice Cap  © Es Tresidder

Adidas Terrex Pro Sunglasses

Es Tresidder takes the Adidas Terrex Pro sunglass to Patagonia:These are modular sunglasses, offering easily interchangeable lenses...

Yodai Goggles  © Adidas
Yodai Goggles  © Adidas

Adidas Yodai Goggles

Having used the Adidas Yodai goggles extensively in Patagonia, I now see that the first bit of advice was sound. No matter what I did in...

The Sheewee in use  © UKC Gear
The Sheewee in use  © UKC Gear

The Moon Cup........and the Shewee

Two essential items of kit for the woman climber, mountaineer and hillwalker: the Moon Cup and the SheeWee. The Moon Cup is effectively...


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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.

Updated NAO  © Lyon Outdoor
Updated NAO  © Lyon Outdoor

Petzl Performance Headlamps & NAO Upgrade

For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness, burn time and beam pattern, and on inventing different ways of lighting. The reason for this focus is simple: Petzl hopes that...

Petzl Tikka RXP  © Lyon Outdoor
Petzl Tikka RXP  © Lyon Outdoor

The New Petzl Tikka R+ And Tikka RXP

New to Petzl's Performance range and joining the NAO are the reactive Tikka R+ and RXP. Powerful headlamps that are...

The new X-Sun from Mammut  © Mammut
The new X-Sun from Mammut  © Mammut

Stop the clocks with the new X-Sun from Mammut

The clocks go back later this month but the new X-Sun from Mammut makes light work of the darker evenings.

Julbo Trek And Tensing  © Lyon Equipment
Julbo Trek And Tensing  © Lyon Equipment

Julbo Lens Simulator And Mountaineering Specific Sunglasses

Julbo have made available an online lens simulator tool which allows you to view the different...

ReChargeable, ReImagined   The ReVolt From Black Diamond  #1  © Black Diamond
ReChargeable, ReImagined   The ReVolt From Black Diamond  #1  © Black Diamond

New Black Diamond ReVolt Headtorch

The ReVolt can be recharged directly via a USB cable wherever there is power - vehicles, solar energy panels and of course plug...


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