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25 Jul 2017

thumb Incredibly light and compact, Katadyn's new BeFree water filter is also child's play to use, finds Dan Bailey and family. Read more

21 Jul 2017

thumb For waterproofing with less weight, the Epic Lite OD features OutDry technology. In this six-month review, Theo Moore tests this... Read more

18 Jul 2017

thumb Lighter mats tend not to be luxurious, so instead Therm-a-Rest have gone all out for comfort here. Richard Prideaux enjoys... Read more

14 Jul 2017

thumb The Last Hillwalker is a memoir of the hills, exploring through a series of stories the relationship between man and nature, our... Read more

11 Jul 2017

thumb Though billed as a Via Ferrata boot, the Ayako High GTX is also well suited to adventurous hillwalkers on home shores, says... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb It may not set out to rewrite the rules, but we think Climbing Technology's Orion is an excellent take on the polystyrene style... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb The Aptin Shorts and Phasic Evolution T-Shirt are new to the 2017 Arc'teryx line-up; they may not be a budget option, but they go... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Rob Greenwood takes a look at the Mountain Equipment Helium 250 sleeping bag, a model that has been completely re-designed for... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Lakes-based fell runner John Fleetwood looks at the new Cicerone guide to running in the Lake District. There may not be much... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb This ultralight water filter is about the size of a small bag of crisps, says Richard Prideaux, but it delivers a lot for such a... Read more

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May 2017

thumb With the waterproofness of a shell and the breathability of a softshell, the Kinetic Plus is an unusual and versatile summer... Read more

May 2017

thumb Following a re-design, the new Petzl SIROCCO is a big improvement on the original, says Theo Moore. No longer at risk of looking... Read more

May 2017

thumb Our resident tea drinker takes on the challenge of reviewing a flask that actually has a point of difference beyond colour -... Read more

May 2017

thumb In search of a pole that's as small and light as possible for carrying in a climbing pack or holiday hold baggage, we compare... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumb In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more

Jan 2012

thumb Are you a walker, a mountaineer, a climber or a bit of all three? Dan Bailey tries out three winter boots, each designed for a... Read more

Jun 2011

thumb This month, the UKC/UKH Team have mostly been testing camping mats. Everyone was looking for something different: Alan wanted a... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb Paul Lewis is a mountaineering instructor with a fetish for metal spikes. Here he stomps his way through a selection of... Read more


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