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Comfortable out of the box on Beinn a' Chrulaiste  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa R-Evo GTX

"A non-techy walking boot that can eat the miles without chewing your feet up too, the R-Evo is built for comfort" reckons Dan Bailey...


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Manaslu 50 montage  © Dan Bailey

Lowe Alpine Manaslu ND 50-65

There's nothing particularly special or ground breaking here, says Pegs Bailey, but the Manaslu is a sturdy and comfortable women's load carrier with enough features to keep most backpackers happy.

The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone
The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone

The Big Rounds by David Lintern

Whether you're a keen hill runner or a walker with ambition, this attractive book is an information-packed celebration of three timeless classics of the British hills - the Bob Graham, Paddy Buckley and Charlie Ramsay Rounds - says Dan Bailey.

Pocket Rocket Deluxe montage  © Toby Archer
Pocket Rocket Deluxe montage  © Toby Archer

MSR PocketRocket Deluxe and Pika Teapot

Toby Archer tests the enhanced version of the classic PocketRocket, which boasts some extra user-friendly features at a negligible increase in weight over the standard Pocket Rocket 2. He also gets surprisingly enthused by a "teapot" (read: kettle)...

20L packs montage  © UKC Gear
20L packs montage  © UKC Gear

Group Test Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

Feeling glad I packed it on a windy summer bivvy  © Dan Bailey
Feeling glad I packed it on a windy summer bivvy  © Dan Bailey

Montane's New Prism Jacket

With its excellent active cut and well-considered set of features, the Prism is a superb light synthetic insulated jacket at a price...

A sturdy handle on top for giving a bit of assistance when needed  © Martin McKenna
A sturdy handle on top for giving a bit of assistance when needed  © Martin McKenna

Ruffwear Web Master Harness

The Web Master Harness is built for taking dogs on terrain where they may need a helping hand. We tested it on a labrador and a...

The 900-fill down is good and lofty  © Toby Archer
The 900-fill down is good and lofty  © Toby Archer

Therm-a-Rest Hyperion 32F/0C Sleeping Bag & NeoAir UberLite Mat

Toby Archer sleeps lightly, with a down bag that offers an impressive warmth for its minimal...

Testing the Super DS Climb Jacket on a breezy Skye evening  © Dan Bailey
Testing the Super DS Climb Jacket on a breezy Skye evening  © Dan Bailey

Mountain Hardwear Super DS Climb Jacket

Evening scrambling near the TD Gap  © Dan Bailey
Evening scrambling near the TD Gap  © Dan Bailey

Hanwag Ferrata II GTX

Late summer sunset, but the kids are still full of beans...  © Dan Bailey
Late summer sunset, but the kids are still full of beans...  © Dan Bailey

MSR Habitude 6 Tent

Lite Speed & Terra Stretch montage  © Toby Archer
Lite Speed & Terra Stretch montage  © Toby Archer

Montane Lite-Speed Jacket and Terra Stretch Pants

The pot features heat-proof handles and a heat-distributing base  © Lorraine McCall
The pot features heat-proof handles and a heat-distributing base  © Lorraine McCall

Sigma Pot Set from Sea to Summit

Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear
Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear

Group Test Approach Shoes

L5 Ultralight Storm Jacket montage  © John McKenna
L5 Ultralight Storm Jacket montage  © John McKenna

The North Face Summit L5 Ultralight Storm Jacket & Summit L1 Climb Trousers

Trying a bit of easy scrambling on Skye's Garbh-bheinn  © Dan Bailey
Trying a bit of easy scrambling on Skye's Garbh-bheinn  © Dan Bailey

Vango Breithorn Boots

Dank weather on Skye, and I'm keen to keep my warm jacket dry  © Nick Brown
Dank weather on Skye, and I'm keen to keep my warm jacket dry  © Nick Brown

Sea to Summit Dry Sacks

Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear
Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear

The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains

Kaptiva thumb  © Mark Glaister
Kaptiva thumb  © Mark Glaister

La Sportiva Kaptiva Trail Shoes

Stoves montage  © Dan Bailey
Stoves montage  © Dan Bailey

Group Test Gas Stove Systems


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