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Mountaineering boots

Climbing Shoes

Performance rock shoes for rock climbing or bouldering


Featured Group Test

Group Test Trail Running Shoes - also good for walkers and climbers

Not just for running, trail shoes are the most versatile of footwear, and prove ideal for both hillwalking and crag approaches too. Lighter and more forgiving than a walking boot, they also beat approach shoes for all day comfort, and grip on grass and mud. In this group test we're looking for the best all-rounders.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Scarpa Mescalito TRK GTX

Based on the popular Mescalito Mid approach shoe, but souped up for greater support on rough ground, the Mescalito TRK GTX is a well-made and capable three-season boot that's ideal for UK hillwalking and backpacking, says Sarah Douglas.

Scarpa Golden Gate ATR

Aimed at the crossover between tarmac and trail, the Golden Gate ATR combines a deeply cushioned midsole with a minimal drop. Initially sceptical, Dan Bailey found himself won over by these shoes, at least for shorter local runs on less demanding terrain.

Black Diamond Mission XP and Technician Leather Approach Shoes

The Mission XP and Technician Leather are light approach shoes with sticky soles which are precise for climbing. While they lack the wet ground grip and overall support you might want for UK scrambles and mountain crag...

Dolomite Crodarossa Hi GTX Boot

As a confirmed shoe-over-boot user, the somewhat sceptical Alan James tries the stiffer, high cuff alternative to his current...

Scarpa Rush Mid Kid GTX Boots

Combining the lightness and cushioning of a trail shoe with the support of a boot, the Rush Mid Kids GTX seems a bit of a winner...

La Sportiva G5 Evo

With some crucial improvements to the old version, as well as a few attractive modern features, the newly updated G5 Evo should become a...

La Sportiva Aequilibrium ST GTX 

With lightweight materials and a striking new outsole that offers enhanced downhill braking, La Sportiva's Aequilibrium boot...


Latest News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

TNF x EB Summit Series Footwear

The North Face Summit Series™ footwear has been engineered to meet the needs of the modern mountaineer. Those who push faster, over more varied terrain and in changing conditions. Using technical materials, innovative details, adaptable designs...

Adidas Terrex launch the Free Hiker 2 Gore-tex Hiking Shoe

Adidas Terrex launch the Free Hiker 2 Gore-tex Hiking Shoe built to keep feet dry and supported when conditions get tough. 

DOLOMITE Crodarossa HI GTX

The Crodarossa HI GTX is a shoe designed for mountain approach and technical treks, like via ferratas and climbing paths.

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Low GTX

The Crodarossa Low GTX 2.0 is a lightweight mountain approach shoe, meant for those who looks for the maximum freedom...

DOLOMITE Tamaskan GTX 1.5

Ideal for snowshoe excursions and other winter leisure activities, the innovative Tamaskan 1.5 are designed as multifunctional...

DexShell Running Socks

DexShell waterproof socks have gained real popularity within the trail and ultra running community in the past few years. The...

DOLOMITE Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0

The Crodarossa Pro GTX 2.0 is a shoe designed for mountain approach and technical treks, like via ferratas and...


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