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14 Nov 2017

thumb Tough, reliable and simple to use, the ACTIK packs a lot of power into a compact body. For general climbing and hillwalking use,... Read more

8 Nov 2017

thumb Made in Nottingham, and built to last, Alpkit's Chamois has a stripped-back design that makes it ideal as a pack for cragging,... Read more

31 Oct 2017

thumb ME's first foray into synthetic down insulation, the Superflux has the softness, loft and warmth-to-weight you'd normally... Read more

24 Oct 2017

thumb Technical hill runs, big races, training in the park, hillwalking, scrambling, crag approaches and long distance backpacking -... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Richard Prideaux puts these bombproof, 'technically advanced trekking trousers' through their paces Read more

Oct 2017

thumb A lightweight and highly breathable fleece, the Alpha Flash is ideal for mountain trad, chilly sea cliffs or cold weather... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb On 3rd October Montane held a launch for their key products for Autumn/Winter '17 - the Icarus and Phoenix - at the Wylam Brewery... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Dan Bailey's curiosity is piqued by a left-field hybrid of down and fleece. It won't be for everyone, he says, but in its niche... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb First sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb John Porter, author of the acclaimed Alex MacIntyre biography One Day as a Tiger, examines this new book on the legendary Voytek... Read more

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Sep 2017

thumb Whether it's a weekend or a month away, rucksacks ranging from 50-70 litres should cover most needs. The 14 models on test here... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb First sold over 30 years ago, Rab's classic down smock is back in production. Its vintage looks haven't changed, but it's what's... Read more

24 Oct 2017

thumb Technical hill runs, big races, training in the park, hillwalking, scrambling, crag approaches and long distance backpacking -... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb John Porter, author of the acclaimed Alex MacIntyre biography One Day as a Tiger, examines this new book on the legendary Voytek... 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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