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Group Test Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

What's the ideal shell for Scottish winter climbing and gnarly hill walks? A beefy and protective one! Here we review tough technical jackets from 12 leading manufacturers.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Marmot Mitre Peak - lightweight technical shell

A Gore-Tex Active shell with a climbing-oriented cut and feature set, the Mitre Peak is a stripped-down option that will take you from technical summer alpine climbing, through to all seasons and uses in the UK - with the exception of full-on S...

Rab Kinetic Alpine 2.0 Jacket and Pants

Rab's Kinetic Alpine, the hardshell that feels like a softshell, has been given a makeover to make it more durable, with features better suited to climbing and scrambling. Rob Greenwood and Penny Orr check out the new men's and women's jacket and...

Trekmates Gaiters - range overview

Dan Bailey sets aside his gaiter-scepticism to try out three models from Trekmates' extensive range. They all do a decent job at a fair price, he concludes.

Montane Alpine Spirit Shell

A midweight shell jacket with a sensible balance of lightness and toughness, the Alpine Spirit's key selling point is its...

Mountain Equipment's new Tupilak Jacket and Pants

For the winter season we're just leaving, Mountain Equipment updated their popular Tupilak shell, making...

66°North Hornstrandir Shell

Named after Iceland's northernmost peninsula, and made from top-of-the range Gore Pro, the Hornstrandir is 66°North's premier...

Montane Podium Pull-On

Weighing just 100g (size Medium) the Podium really is light, says Rob Greenwood, with a minimalist pack size that will likely take up...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

66°North Snæfell jacket

Made from Polartec NeoShell®, the Snæfel...

Give your outdoor gear and footwear its winter service with Nikwax.

The Nikwax Essentials kit is the ultimate all-round service for your outdoor wardrobe.

Masters of Exploration – The new Rab Khroma ski mountaineering collection

British outdoor expert Rab has just launched its brand new ski-mountaineering collection Khroma, offering a full range of high-tech styles made for those who love the up as much as the down!

66°North Snæfell jacket

Snæfell shell jacket is 66˚North's most versatile shell jacket.

Arc'teryx Alpha SV Jacket

The updated Alpha SV: strong gets stronger. In 1998, when Arc'teryx stepped into outerwear with the Alpha SV Jacket,...

Montane Unisex Podium Waterproof Pull-On Jacket

Designed for fast and light runners for whom kit weight and packability is paramount, the Podium Pull-On...

New for AW'20 - Outdoor Research Helium Rain Jacket and Pants

Using a unique fabric with diamond-shaped filaments that lock together, the new Helium Rain...


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