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OR interstellar thumb  © Dan Bailey

Camping Outdoor Research Interstellar Bivy

More spacious than a simple bivvy bag and lighter than most solo tents, this is a first class hooped bivvy. But it's the unique way that you can both sleep in it and practically wear it that sets the Interstellar apart, says Dan Bailey


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Boreal Saurus thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Boreal Saurus Running Shoe

While the Saurus is more than capable on the hills, this a trail shoe that you can also comfortably take onto more urban ground, says Dan Bailey

The Chute Mag on Stob Coire nan Lochan  © Dan Bailey
The Chute Mag on Stob Coire nan Lochan  © Dan Bailey

CamelBak Bottle Range

Dan Bailey and family road test a selection of water bottles. What will they find to say about them?

Trango portrait  © Toby Archer
Trango portrait  © Toby Archer

La Sportiva Trango Tower Extreme GTX

With a lightweight upper and an excellent balance of support and nimble-footedness, the Trango Tower Extreme GTX are superb technical mountain boots, says Toby Archer. So it's a shame the soles seem to wear so quickly.

The Rolling Transporter is robust and weatherproof enough for most travel situations  © Dan Bailey
The Rolling Transporter is robust and weatherproof enough for most travel situations  © Dan Bailey

Osprey Rolling Transporter 40

If you're after wheeled luggage with the knock-about toughness and practicality of a duffel bag, then this a great option, says Dan...

Attila Tec Montage  © Tom Ripley
Attila Tec Montage  © Tom Ripley

Edelrid Attila Tec Axe

The Attila Tec mountaineering axe features a fold-out grip rest and a plastic head grip. But how well do these additions stand up to the...

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Group Test Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean?...

It's a warm and robust mat for serious mountain and winter use  © Dan Bailey
It's a warm and robust mat for serious mountain and winter use  © Dan Bailey

Mountain Equipment Aerostat Down 7.0 Mat

Robust, comfy and very very warm, the Aerostat 7.0 is a serious camping mat for seriously cold places - but one that'd...

Approaching Stob Coire nan Lochan just before dawn  © John McKenna
Approaching Stob Coire nan Lochan just before dawn  © John McKenna

Alpkit Prism & Qark Headtorches

Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate
Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate

Kinder Scout, The People's Mountain

Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James
Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

Skarab 30 thumbnail  © Pegs Bailey
Skarab 30 thumbnail  © Pegs Bailey

Osprey Skarab 30 Pack

Odin and Vanir, above the clouds in the realm of the gods on Ben Nevis  © Toby Archer
Odin and Vanir, above the clouds in the realm of the gods on Ben Nevis  © Toby Archer

Jottnar Odin Shell & Vanir Overtrousers

Merino Xtreme Close up  © UKC Gear
Merino Xtreme Close up  © UKC Gear

Thermowave Merino Xtreme Baselayer

Alpkit gloves thumb  © Dan Bailey
Alpkit gloves thumb  © Dan Bailey

Alpkit's New Glove Range

It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders
It's a super-snug belay refuge  © Dave Saunders

The North Face Summit L6 Down Belay Parka

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

Group Test All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

The Icarus Flight features a compact hood and a 'mountain fit'   © UKC Gear
The Icarus Flight features a compact hood and a 'mountain fit'   © UKC Gear

Montane Icarus Flight

Exposure lights thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Exposure lights thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Exposure Headtorches

Alpkit Tyrol thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Alpkit Tyrol thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

Alpkit Tyrol Pack


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