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17 Feb 2017

thumbWith its tailored fit, waterproof high fill power down and ultralight fabric, the Ramche 2.0 gives you tons of warmth for not... Read more

13 Feb 2017

thumbA winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test... Read more

5 Feb 2017

thumbHandwear with central heating sounds great, but does the technology meet the needs of climbers and hillwalkers? Dan Bailey can't... Read more

30 Jan 2017

thumbDescribed as "suitable for day-long mountain walks on well-marked trails, easy off trail sections and regular slopes without the... Read more

27 Jan 2017

thumbA super-light sleeping bag of high quality goose down - this half kilo bag is not cheap, but it's hard to beat in terms of warmth... Read more

23 Jan 2017

thumbTen years after it was first launched Scarpa's Charmoz has had a total overhaul. Dan Bailey puts this winter mountain all-rounder... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbA classic mountaineering axe, the DMM Raptor has been around since 1999. In this review the current model goes head-to-head... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbThe result of 12 years of development, Alpkit's new top-end shell is billed as a fully-featured mountain waterproof at a highly... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbChasing the Ephemeral by Scottish winter new route guru Simon Richardson is a guidebook with a difference. We think it's an... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbJöttnar's new Magni is a mid-weight fleece that serves either as a mid-layer or an outer. It's neither light nor cheap, says Dan... Read more

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Dec 2016

thumbFor all-round climbing, mountaineering and hillwalking, 35-45 litres is a versatile size of pack. From alpine and winter-oriented... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbThe result of 12 years of development, Alpkit's new top-end shell is billed as a fully-featured mountain waterproof at a highly... Read more

13 Feb 2017

thumbA winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbChristmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples like hats and torches... Read more

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Dec 2013

thumbIn 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

thumbAre 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

Oct 2008

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

Jun 2011

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


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