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Black Diamond Sprint 225 and Flare headtorches

Sometimes you just want a simple and lightweight headtorch, not a bulky powerhouse. Dan Bailey reviews two new compact models from Black Diamond: the Sprint 225, a good little all rounder; and the Flare, BD's latest mini emergency light. 


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The Earth Beneath My Feet by Andrew Terrill

In Spring 1997, Andrew Terrill dropped a comfortable suburban life to embark on a 7000-mile solo mountain journey from the south tip of Italy to Norway's North Cape. Covering the first half of his walk, The Earth Beneath My Feet is an engaging ...

Rab Cirrus Flex 2.0 Jacket and Cirrus Flex 2.0 Hoody 

Warm enough to take the edge off, but breathable enough to move in, Rab's Cirrus Flex range is archetypal 'active insulation'. Gear Ed Dan reviewed the Cirrus Flex Vest last year, and still more or less lives in it. So what are the...

Marmot Ether Driclime 2.0 Jacket

This lined softshell is a versatile and lightweight do-it-all layer for walkers and climbers, reckons long-term Driclime fan Rob Greenwood, though the new version is a tad warmer than its predecessor. 

Black Diamond Prime Approach Shoe

It may look nice, but the Prime is undermined for typical UK use by its soft midsole and flat outsole. "Whilst the term...

Sprayway Dornie baselayer

Warm for their weight, and affordably priced, Sprayway's new baselayers for men, women and kids are good all-rounders for colder...

Dolomite Velocissima

Cool and light, but really well made, it's hard to find fault with the Velocissima shoe, says Rob Greenwood - particularly on more...

Group Test Mountain packs around 40 litres

For year-round climbing, mountaineering, hillwalking and even overnight backpacking, packs around the 40 litre mark are...

Rab Kinetic Alpine 2.0 Jacket and Pants

Montane VIA Trail Running Clothing Collection Review

Arc'teryx Atom LT jacket - a lightweight best worn on the go

Montane Running Packs: Gecko VP5+, Gecko VP20+ and Gecko Ultra V+


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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.

Compact Headtorches

Modern front-mounted headtorches are neat and lightweight, yet pack enough power for most needs. Here we look in depth at five alternatives across the price spectrum.


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