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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 rigours of winter mountain use? Tom Ripley soon finds out.


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These are reviews from the UKH editorial team

Nuptse evo montage  © Tom Ripley

Climbing Technology Nuptse Evo Crampon

A classic 12-point crampon that will cover you from winter walking, though mountaineering, to climbing at a respectable level, the Nuptse Evo represents great value for money, says Tom Ripley.

Sharp Edge montage  © Ben Bishop
Sharp Edge montage  © Ben Bishop

Rab Sharp Edge Jacket

The Sharp Edge is a versatile and genuinely female-tailored ski mountaineering shell that will serve you well both up and downhill, all season long, says Rebecca Ting

DMM Raptor montage  © Dan Bailey
DMM Raptor montage  © Dan Bailey

DMM Raptor Ice Axe

A classic mountaineering axe, the DMM Raptor has been around since 1999. In this review the current model goes head-to-head against its original ancestor. How has it changed over the last 18 years?

Grivel Air Tech montage  © Alex Berry
Grivel Air Tech montage  © Alex Berry

Grivel Air Tech Crampons

Most winter fans need an all-rounder in their crampon stash - one pair for everything from Munro walks to lower grade mountaineering. The...

Ski Touring  © UKC Gear
Ski Touring  © UKC Gear

Ski Touring by Bruce Goodlad

Ski Touring - the title says it all. This no-nonsense publication from British Mountain Guide Bruce Goodlad covers everything you...

Sarah Stirling testing the Polvere Ski Trab skis close to Chamonix  © Damien McCutcheon
Sarah Stirling testing the Polvere Ski Trab skis close to Chamonix  © Damien McCutcheon

Polvere Ski Mountaineering Skis

Sarah Stirling reviews some lightweight skis from Ski Trab. They were good on the uphills, but how did they cope with the...

Viv Scott testing the DMM Apex axes at Sector Ecosse, Argentiere, Chamonix  © Jack Geldard
Viv Scott testing the DMM Apex axes at Sector Ecosse, Argentiere, Chamonix  © Jack Geldard

NEW DMM Apex and Fly Ice Axes

Viv Scott tests out DMM's new Apex ice axe, and a revision of their old favourite – the Fly. "Both the Apex and Fly feel...


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Expedition Kit Hire 3x2  © Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire offer high quality clothing (inc B2/B3 boots) and equipment for any type of expedition, e.g. from Polar, High altitude, such as Denali, Mt Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Mont Blanc desert treks in Morocco or tropical treks in Costa Rica ...

Ski Workshop  © George Fisher
Ski Workshop  © George Fisher

George Fisher Ski Servicing

All our ski servicing is done in-store by fully qualified ski technicians, if you have any particular concerns or queries there's always someone to talk you through all your options.  To book your skis in for a service please contact us.

Shark Crampon  © Edelrid
Shark Crampon  © Edelrid

Edelrid Riot & Shark: The Perfect Combo

Now that the weather is turning colder it's time to start thinking about venturing into the mountains for some winter activities. Edelrid have a large range of products specifically developed for this purpose.

Snow Flex 3 x 2  © Climbing Technology
Snow Flex 3 x 2  © Climbing Technology

Climbing Technology Winter Range

Climbing Technology's range of winter specific equipment gets better each year. For winter 2018 / 2019 they have a...

Switch Handles being manufactured in Wales  © DMM
Switch Handles being manufactured in Wales  © DMM

DMM Ice Axe Range

For winter 2018/19 the tried and tested range of DMM ice axes has been updated with new colourways and laser markings. DMM tools are...

Expedition Kit Hire 3x2  © Expedition Kit Hire
Expedition Kit Hire 3x2  © Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire

Expedition Kit Hire offer high quality clothing (inc B2/B3 boots) and equipment for any type of expedition, e.g. from Polar, High...

Climbing Technology Winter Range 2017/18

Climbing Technology have some great new products along the usual classics in their range for winter 2017 / 2018....


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