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Rab Electron Jacket baffles
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Rab Electron Down Jacket | Review

A cracking medium weight, medium warmth down jacket with the added reassurance of Nikwax hydrophobic down and water-resistant fabric

Rab Electron Down Jacket | Review
Criterion Activity Ultralight Down Jacket in the Outside cafe
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Criterion Activity Ultralight Down Jacket | Review

New lightweight 850+ goose down jacket mixes decent warmth with light weight and impressive packability.

Criterion Activity Ultralight Down Jacket | Review
Marmot Astrum Jacket hood close-up
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Marmot Astrum Jacket | Review

Marmot's medium-weight synthetic jacket uses and active fill and fabrics to up comfort on the move compared to more traditional puffy insulation.

Marmot Astrum Jacket | Review
Montane Spine Race
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This Year's Montane Spine Race Set To Be Toughest Yet

The 2017 Montane Spine Race kicks off this Sunday 15 January, and current conditions and the ongoing weather forecast suggest that his could be the...

This Year's Montane Spine Race Set To Be Toughest Yet
Alpkit Filoment Jacket in the Outside cafe Hathersage
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Alpkit Filoment Hoody 2016 | Review

Alpkit's revamped Filoment down jacket is a revelation. Light, packable, warm and complete with exceptionally effective Nikwax water-repellent down.

Alpkit Filoment Hoody 2016 | Review
Fjällräven Keb Padded Jacket at Outside cafe, Hathersage
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Fjällräven Keb Padded Jacket | Review

Fjällräven's lightweight synthetic jacket mixes down-like looks and subtle classic retro styling for versatile on and off the hill performance.

Fjällräven Keb Padded Jacket | Review
Berghaus Reversa Jacket in the CIC Hut, Ben Nevis windproof side outwards
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Berghaus Reversa Jacket | Review

The clue's in the name: the lightweight, synthetic Reversa can be worn either side out for greater warmth or better breathability depending on need.

Berghaus Reversa Jacket | Review
VauDe Bormio Jacket in the CIC Hut, Ben Nevis
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VauDe Bormio Jacket | Review

Stretchy Polartec Alpha insulation and breathable fabrics make the Bormio an excellent jacket for cold conditions active missions.

VauDe Bormio Jacket | Review
Salomon Drifter Air Mid Hoodie hood close-up
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Salomon Drifter Air Mid Hoodie | Review

Salomon's Drifter Air Hoodie is a mix of fleece and lightweight insulation that mixes warmth and breathability with a bit of added wind protection.

Salomon Drifter Air Mid Hoodie | Review
Outdoors Research Diode Hooded Jacket in the CIC Hut, Ben Nevis
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Outdoor Research Diode Hooded Jacket | Review

Hybrid Pertex fabrics and zoned PrimaLoft fills mixing water-resistant down and synthetic fibres make for damp-resistant warmth in a neat packable package.

Outdoor Research Diode Hooded Jacket | Review
Keswick Mountain Festival live music
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More Beer And More Running For Keswick Mountain Festival 2017

Timothy Taylor's and Salomon both up their involvement for this year's Keswick Mountain Festival as it gears up for its 11th running

More Beer And More Running For Keswick Mountain Festival 2017
Haglöfs LIM Essens Mimic Jacket in the CIC hut Ben Nevis
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Haglöfs Essens Mimic Jacket | Review

The Mimic uses a synthetic insulation that's designed to look and feel like down, but with the advantage of superior wet weather performance when the...

Haglöfs Essens Mimic Jacket | Review
Craghoppers Response Compresslite Jacket
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Craghoppers Response Compresslite Jacket | Review

Lightly-insulated synthetic jacket from Craghoppers packs commendably small, but isn't as warm or slick as more expensive alternatives.

Craghoppers Response Compresslite Jacket | Review
Snugpak Softie Jacket 6 (SJ6) in the CIC Hut Ben Nevis

Snugpak Softie Jacket 6 (SJ6) | Review

Traditional-style synthetic insulation means the SJ6 is warm and reassuringly solid, but also slightly weighty and bulky.

Snugpak Softie Jacket 6 (SJ6) | Review
Keela Sherpa Jacket in the CIC Hut, Ben Nevis
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Keela Sherpa Jacket | Review

Great value PrimaLoft-filled top with zip-off sleeves looks an interesting option, but the optional add-on hood doesn't integrate well with the rest of the jacket.

Keela Sherpa Jacket | Review
PH Designs Kappa Jacket in the CIC Hut, Ben Nevis
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PH Designs Kappa Jacket | Review

PHD's ultimate wet weather-friendly insulation mixes a waterproof shell and full-on PrimaLoft filling for no-nonsense cold and damp conditions performance.

PH Designs Kappa Jacket | Review
Deuter Futura Womens Backpack
Hiking Packs

8 of the Best Walking Backpacks for Women 2016/17

Finding a backpack that caters for women's needs can be a bit of a nightmare. But luckily, help is at hand! A selection of some...

8 of the Best Walking Backpacks for Women 2016/17
VauDe Kabru Hooded Jacket 2 in the CIC Hut
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VauDe Kabru Hooded Jacket 2 | Review

VauDe's Kabru is a neat, medium light, skinny-baffled down jacket that makes for a capable insulation all-rounder for cool and dry conditions.

VauDe Kabru Hooded Jacket 2 | Review
Mountain Equipment Vega down jacket in the CIC hut, Ben Nevis
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Mountain Equipment Vega Jacket | Review

Seriously technical down mountain jacket mixes plenty of warmth with a tough, water-resistant fabric and a whopping helmet-friendly hood.

Mountain Equipment Vega Jacket | Review
Haglöfs Essens III Down Jacket in the CIC hut on Ben Nevis
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Haglöfs Essens III Down Jacket | Review

The latest Essens III Down jacket is impressively light and packable, but also deceptively warm for its weight and comes with distinctive looks and styling.

Haglöfs Essens III Down Jacket | Review
Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket 2016 in the CIC Hut
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Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody 2016 | Review

Patagonia's classic Nano Puff lightweight PrimaLoft jacket gets an eco-friendly update for winter more more sustainable fill and fabrics.

Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody 2016 | Review
Montane Blue Ice Jacket Montane and Primaloft logos
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Montane Blue Ice Jacket | Review

Mixed Primaloft down blend fill gives the Blue Ice down-like feel, loft and warmth, but with the damp-resistance of a classic synthetic filling.

Montane Blue Ice Jacket | Review
Berghaus Ramche 2.0 Down Jacket in the CIC Hut on Ben Nevis
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Berghaus Extrem Ramche 2.0 Jacket | Review

The latest Ramche 2.0 expedition down jacket from Berghaus is an insane mix of improbable lightness and packability with ridiculous levels of warmth.

Berghaus Extrem Ramche 2.0 Jacket | Review
Rab Xenon X Jacket in the CIC Hut, ben Nevis
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Rab Xenon X 2016 Jacket | Review

Rab's lightweight Xenon X PrimaLoft-filled insulated jacket gets a rework for this winter with updated insulation and streamlined design.

Rab Xenon X 2016 Jacket | Review
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