Mountain Boots

Mountaineering boots

Rock shoes

Performance rock shoes for rock climbing or bouldering

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Group Test All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that should take you from summer Alps to snowy Munros, UK scrambles to low grade winter climbs.

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

While the Saurus is more than capable on the hills, this a trail shoe that you can also comfortably take onto more urban ground, says Dan Bailey

Trango portrait  © Toby Archer
Trango portrait  © Toby Archer

La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

SL Active montage  © Dan Bailey
SL Active montage  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa's New SL Active Boot

Scarpa's SL boot is 35 this year. A lot has changed in the outdoor world since then; now in its ninth version, has the new SL Active kept pace?

A sturdy shoe that should last a good long time  © Dan Bailey
A sturdy shoe that should last a good long time  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Mescalito Approach Shoes

A robust and comfy shoe, the Mescalito should see you right for years of hillwalks, scrambles and crag approaches, says Martin...

TX2 montage  © Tom Ripley
TX2 montage  © Tom Ripley

La Sportiva TX2 Approach Shoe

The TX2 has the lightness, comfort and grippy tread of a trail shoe without sacrificing performance on the rock, says Tom Ripley....

Dolomite Kendal montage  © Toby Archer
Dolomite Kendal montage  © Toby Archer

Dolomite Kendal GTX Leather Boots

It's a conservative-looking brown leather walking boot, says Toby Archer, but a really nice one...

Tatra II boots montage  © Dan Bailey
Tatra II boots montage  © Dan Bailey

Hanwag Tatra II Boots

Well-built, comfy and supportive - if you're after a pair of traditional leather walking boots then these take some beating. We're...

Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

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The Scarpa Zero Gravity Collection

The Zero Gravity (ZG) family of product represents a new class of product for Scarpa, designed around a fluid and dynamic rolling gait concept and sits alongside the traditional hiking range. The core of the ZG range is a new last shape (called TR...

La Sportiva Bushido II

The Bushido II is a super light, extra grippy and aggressive shoe designed to ensure perfect stability and support on all types of off-road terrain from canal foot paths to the trail of the Lake District.


Made for mountain experts, the Torq Gtx Lite is a lighter and flexibile mountain boot, ideal for fast and challenging mixed terrains. A waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX lining and a water-repellent microfibre upper makes Torq Lite Gtx particularly adapt for...

Hanwag launches the new Ferrata II GTX

This spring Hanwag introduces its new Ferrata II GTX, a technical, new rock boot that combines unmatched levels of...

Boreal Arwa  © Boreal
Boreal Arwa  © Boreal

Boreal Mountain Boots - Triglav / Nelion / Arwa

Spring 2019 sees the launch of new family of alpine mountaineering boots from Boreal. The three new models...

Friendly Foot thumbnail  © Friendly Foot
Friendly Foot thumbnail  © Friendly Foot

Friendly Foot Shoe Spray Disinfectant and Deodoriser

Finally a shoe deodorizer spray that is friendly to your feet , skin and the environment, yet still...

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

Saurus is an all new trail running shoe which excels on off-road footpaths and routes which feature a mix of hard paved surfaces...

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