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Black Diamond Onsight 375 headtorch

Though aimed at rock climbing, the Onsight 375 is equally good for other uses, says Dan Bailey. It won't win the lumens arms race, but this robust and weatherproof model would make a solid main light for winter climbing and hillwalking, and its ability to switch between spot and flood modes is handy too.


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Mountain Equipment Alpamayo and Fitzroy Jackets

Among midweight synthetic insulated jackets for winter climbing and all-round mountain use, the Fitzroy has long been a benchmark. Warmer, lighter, and more weatherproof, the new design improves on the old classic. Joining it this season is the...

Montane Fireball Jacket - lightweight insulation on the move

If you're after a synthetic insulated layer that you can put on and wear all day, stationary or working hard, and not end up a clammy mess, then this quietly understated jacket really is one to beat, says Dan Bailey.

Marmot Mitre Peak - lightweight technical shell

A Gore-Tex Active shell with a climbing-oriented cut and feature set, the Mitre Peak is a stripped-down option that will take you from technical summer alpine climbing, through to all seasons and uses in the UK - with the exception of...

The Fox of Glencoe - Hamish MacInnes

This attractive book is a fitting tribute to a climbing polymath the like of whom we'll probably never see again, says...

La Sportiva Cyklon

Though this trail shoe's ideal habitat is rough and rocky, it's got the grip to deal with wet and muddy ground too, says Rob Greenwood,...

Montane Krypton Softshell Hoodie

With a robust softshell fabric that combines a weather-resisting face with a snug furry inside, the Krypton works as either a...

Mountain Equipment Kryos Jacket

A cutting edge down jacket aimed at hardcore alpinists, the Kryos may be a big investment for the less elite masses, but its...

Joss Naylor's Lakes, Meres and Waters of the Lake District

Scarpa Rapid - approach shoe meets trail shoe

Group Test One Person Tents and Hooped Bivvys

Black Diamond Sprint 225 and Flare headtorches

The Earth Beneath My Feet by Andrew Terrill

Rab Cirrus Flex 2.0 Jacket and Cirrus Flex 2.0 Hoody 


Latest Group Tests

These feature many different product ranges, reviewed by the UKH editorial team

One Person Tents and Hooped Bivvys

From minimalist backpacking and mountaineering, to quick overnights in the hills closer to home, solo shelters save a lot of weight and bulk in your pack. With an emphasis on versatile three-season models, we look at a range of options for budg...

Mountain packs around 40 litres

For year-round climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and even overnight backpacking, packs around the 40 litre mark are a versatile do-it-all size. Here we put ten of the best mountain all-rounders through their paces.

Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

What's the ideal shell for Scottish winter climbing and gnarly hill walks? A beefy and protective one! Here we review tough technical jackets from 12 leading manufacturers.


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