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21 Mar 2017

thumbBalancing lightness, warmth, weather resistance & breathability, a midweight synthetic jacket is the most versatile of... Read more

14 Mar 2017

thumbWith their active cut and tough, stretchy softshell fabric, the Exodus are great trousers for winter hillwalking and climbing.... Read more

10 Mar 2017

thumbA winterised big sister to La Sportiva's Trango Cube GTX, the Trango Ice Cube GTX is impressively light for a technical ice and... Read more

8 Mar 2017

thumbFirst published in 1989, the life story of our most celebrated mountaineer has been re-released by Vertebrate. It's "a record of... Read more

28 Feb 2017

thumbA light insulated jacket that's an outer layer when you're working hard or a midlayer when the weather turns, the Katabatic is a... Read more

23 Feb 2017

thumbEdelrid have recently joined other hardware brands in releasing a range of headtorches. With its balance of output and burn time,... Read more

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

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

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

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

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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

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

28 Feb 2017

thumbA light insulated jacket that's an outer layer when you're working hard or a midlayer when the weather turns, the Katabatic is a... 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

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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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