Gear News & Reviews

Ice Screws and Accessories

A look at Ice Screws, Leashes, Clipper systems and V-Threaders
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Crampons

A look at Petzl's climbing and mountaineering crampons.
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Ice Axes

Some thoughts on the Petzl range of Ice axes
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Ski Touring Equipment Advice

The ski touring market has been developing really quickly in the last few years, putting all sorts of new types of skis, boots, and bindings on the market. This gives us a very confusing choice and I am going to try and give some direction on which type of equipment is best for back country skiing.
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Winter Ice Climbing Kit – Get ready for the Ice!

With winter fast approaching, now is a good time to check your kit!
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Arc'teryx Psiphon AR Pant review

Our new partnership with Arc’teryx has meant that we’ve had a good look at the range of kit they offer and also had the chance to test a number of great pieces.
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The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor

The Brunton Hydrogen Reactor is a portable fuel cell power generator, combining hydrogen and oxygen to produce electricity on-the-move and under any condition.
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Tierra Roc Blanc Jacket Review by Adrian Nelhams

I’ve worn the Tierra Roc Blanc Jacket for about 10 weeks this winter, icefall climbing in both the European Alps & the Canadian Rockies – which equates to over 50 days climbing ice & mixed routes.
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Best deal on Equipment

​We have had various arrangements with retailers over the years but I would like to draw your attention to a particularly interesting one we have set up with The Outdoor Shop in Milton Keynes.
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Ice Climbing Kit Check by Adrian Nelhams

The gritters have been out and I’ve been scraping my car at least 5 mornings this week, a sure sign that winter’s just around the corner.
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