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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


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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 need to know, and nothing you don't on the complex topic of ski touring. From snow safety to equipment through to details of some...

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 downs...

Will Sim using the Black Diamond Avalung in Chamonix  © Jon Griffith
Will Sim using the Black Diamond Avalung in Chamonix  © Jon Griffith

Black Diamond Avalung-Equipped Packs (with video)

15 minutes is generally accepted as the time you have before running out of oxygen if buried in an avalanche - assuming your airways are free. If you are wearing an Avalung the onset of hypoxemia (insufficient oxygen in the blood) can be delayed by...

Even in deep powder the ski floated very well  © Jon Griffith
Even in deep powder the ski floated very well  © Jon Griffith

Black Diamond Verdict ski (2008 model)

"Yes, it's a ski review. Skis are an essential part of winter climbing in the Alps and with more Brits climbing in the Alps it's time more climbers looked closely at the advantages of a ski's as a means of approach and descent from climbs. It's a scene I've...


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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.

Salewa  © Salewa
Salewa  © Salewa

SALEWA Antelao Climb-to-Ski Clothing

Challenging trails that involve some climbing are no obstacle for adventurers with a passion for freeskiing.  The lightweight yet tough Antelao GTX C-Knit Jacket is just one product in the Antelao family designed with these adrenaline junkies in mind

MSR Women's Revo Ascent Snowshoes  © MSR (Mountain Safety Research)
MSR Women's Revo Ascent Snowshoes  © MSR (Mountain Safety Research)

Preparing for Winter: New MSR Snowshoe Designs

MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based manufacturer of high-performance outdoor equipment, has gripped the snowshoe market for more than a decade with innovative designs that provide the best in traction, flotation, and versatility. In...

Bridgedale Mountain Sock  © UKC Gear
Bridgedale Mountain Sock  © UKC Gear

New sock collection from Bridgedale

Unique MerinoFusion® technology by Bridgedale in the All Mountain Ski socks with a 3 year guarantee!

Haglofs Vojd ABS Pack  © Haglofs
Haglofs Vojd ABS Pack  © Haglofs

Haglofs Vojd ABS Pack

The Haglofs Vojd ABS Pack is the lighest fully integrated ABS pack on the market, Perfect for freeride skiing and alpine touring....

BLACK DIAMOND LAUNCHES COVERT AVALUNG SKI PACK #1  © Black Diamond
BLACK DIAMOND LAUNCHES COVERT AVALUNG SKI PACK #1  © Black Diamond

Black Diamond Covert Avalung Ski Pack

This season sees the launch of the completely redesigned Black Diamond Covert AvaLung, a mid-sized, panel-loading ski...

Lorpen Socks  © Lorpen
Lorpen Socks  © Lorpen

Lorpen Socks: New To The UK

This innovative sock brand is new to the UK. The socks have features which have never been seen in the sock world before, using...


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