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Excellent cotton legwear for bouldering, cragging or just general life  © Dan Bailey

3rd Rock Mercury Jeans

Everyone likes a pair of jeans that you can climb in, but still look good down the pub - and the Mercury Jeans certainly tick those boxes. But are they just too nice to trash on a crag?


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Loving the old-school label  © Ramon Marin

Rab Kinder Smock

First sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's inside that really counts, finds Rob Greenwood.

The author looking surprisingly camouflaged in/amongst Mossatrocity, Padley Gorge  © Nick Brown - UKC
The author looking surprisingly camouflaged in/amongst Mossatrocity, Padley Gorge  © Nick Brown - UKC

3rd Rock Zoom Hoody

Rob Greenwood tackles the big question: how on earth do you review a hoody? Turns out there's more to say about the Zoom than he'd first feared...

3rd Rock’s NOVA climbing trousers  © UKC Gear
3rd Rock’s NOVA climbing trousers  © UKC Gear

3rd Rock Men's Clothing

Paul Phillips has spent much of summer and autumn this year in 3rd Rock's casual-styled NOVA trousers and ROCKET shorts. Here's how he got on with them.

Penny Orr demonstrates the yoga-compatibility of the Solstice leggings  © Rob Greenwood
Penny Orr demonstrates the yoga-compatibility of the Solstice leggings  © Rob Greenwood

3rd Rock Women's Clothing

3rd Rock are a Derbyshire based climbing apparel company that design practical and fashionable clothing using organic cotton and...

Rab Wms Fulcrum pant montage  © Dan Bailey
Rab Wms Fulcrum pant montage  © Dan Bailey

Rab Women's Fulcrum Pants

Light, stretchy and comfortable, Women's Fulcrum Pants are a great choice for warm weather walking and cragging, thinks Pegs Bailey.

Possibly the worst climbing photograph ever taken  © Nathan 'please don't make me take this photograph' Lee
Possibly the worst climbing photograph ever taken  © Nathan 'please don't make me take this photograph' Lee

Rab Torque Capri

It is said that you can't buy style, but here – for the sum of £50 – I would say that you very much can

Jack Geldard on The Big Smile (7C+) in the Llanberis Pass, testing the Grit Pants.  © James McHaffie
Jack Geldard on The Big Smile (7C+) in the Llanberis Pass, testing the Grit Pants.  © James McHaffie

Grit Pants from Climblox

UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard puts the British made Climblox Grit Pants to the test... but not on Gritstone. He does give 'em a good...


Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Women's Llanberis - Blue and Mustard  © Tessa Lyons

Tessa Lyons T-Shirts

Tessa has printed a selection of t-shirts just in time for Christmas. All t-shirts are screenprinted in North Wales on organic cotton. The Men's T's have a small raven screenprinted on the back, just below the neckline. On the Women's T's the rave...

Tessa Lyons Kickstarter Campaign  © Tessa Lyons
Tessa Lyons Kickstarter Campaign  © Tessa Lyons

Tessa Lyons Kickstarter Campaign

I'm setting off on a journey to illustrate a range of tshirts and kit that reflect my enjoyment of the beautiful place I live in, my love of rock climbing and the mountains. I hope that when you buy one of my tshirts it will see you through many...

Montane Spider Hoodie

A new addition to Montane's Spring/Summer 2018 range, the Spider Hoodie incorporates a variety of new technologies and materials to produce an efficient and durable technical mid-layer

Yosemite T-shirt square  © Tessa Lyons
Yosemite T-shirt square  © Tessa Lyons

New Stanage and Yosemite ink t-shirts by Tessa Lyons

Tessa Lyons has four beautiful new ink t-shirts available to order. These feature her Stanage and...

Cerium square  © Arc\'teryx
Cerium square  © Arc\'teryx

Arc'teryx Cerium LT Hoody

With an impressive warmth-to-weight ratio, the Cerium LT hoody is ideal as a mid layer in cold conditions or as a standalone piece...

Stay downpour proof this summer with the Berghaus Deluge Light

Berghaus is helping to keep the nation dry this summer with the launch of a new lightweight...

Outdoor Research Ferrosi Metro soft shell hoody

With the Ferrosi Metro Hoody, we've built a casual but technical soft shell jacket that can go - much like...


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