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19 Jan 2017

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

16 Jan 2017

thumb The 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 Jan 2017

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

9 Jan 2017

thumb Jöttnar'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

6 Jan 2017

thumb For their a new range of waterproof products Montane have teamed up with Gore-Tex for the first time. Kevin Woods gives the... Read more

30 Dec 2016

thumb In this reprint of one of HW Tilman's nautical books, he voyages through ice-choked polar seas in a tiny wooden boat in search of... Read more

Dec 2016

thumb The Extrem 8000 Pro is Berghaus' top-end mountain shell, and includes a number of funky design features. Its price tag is top-end... Read more

Dec 2016

thumb From impressive new guides to works of literature, 2016 has seen a bumper crop of great mountain reads. We've picked our... Read more

Dec 2016

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

Dec 2016

thumb The new TrailBreak EX Vacuum Bottle from Primus is a sturdy and effective flask. It's ideal for winter hillwalks, says Dan... Read more

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Dec 2016

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

16 Jan 2017

thumb The 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

Dec 2016

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

Dec 2016

thumb From impressive new guides to works of literature, 2016 has seen a bumper crop of great mountain reads. We've picked our... 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

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

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


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