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Osprey Talon 22 | Preview

Osprey's all-round lightweight Talon daypack range has a had makeover for 2017 with sleeker lines and a revised back system.

Osprey Talon 22 | Preview
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Alpkit Announces Two New Sonder Bikes

New from Alpkit's Sonder bike brand are a carbon version of the Transmitter trail bike and an all-new bike-packing weapon, the Frontier.

Alpkit Announces Two New Sonder Bikes
Reviews

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review

The Swiss brand's sleekly-cut, Primaloft-filled insulated jacket makes an excellent winter all-rounder for the slim at heart.

Mammut Rime Pro Hooded Jacket | Review
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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Back In Chamonix For 2017

The Canadian mountain brand's excellent mix of alpine skills classes and mountain culture is back, here's how it works.

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Back In Chamonix For 2017
Walking Equipment and Accessories

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look

Coleman's new backpacking stove is a sort of cross between a remote canister one and an integrated PCS system - interesting...

Coleman Fyrestorm PCS Stove | First Look
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Lowe Alpine Celebrates Its 50th Year In The Outdoors With New Pack Range

The longstanding Lowe Alpine brand has been producing quality packs for half a century now and it's still going strong with an innovative new range...

Lowe Alpine Celebrates Its 50th Year In The Outdoors With New Pack Range
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Second Award For Ultra-Lightweight Berghaus Hyper 100 Jacket

It's not even in the shops yet, but Berghaus's new mad light waterproof jacket has already landed two major industry awards.

Second Award For Ultra-Lightweight Berghaus Hyper 100 Jacket
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ShAFF 2017 Trailer And News | Video

The excellent Sheffield Adventure Film Festival is back for 2017 and we have the trailer along with full details of South Yorks' very own cinematic...

ShAFF 2017 Trailer And News | Video
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Kilian Jornet's Norwegian Adventure | Video

The legendary Salomon-supported mountain runner has moved to Norway where he takes on a serious ski-mountaineering/running round. Epic stuff!

Kilian Jornet's Norwegian Adventure | Video
Buyer's Guides

Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets | Buyers Guide

Going shopping for a nice warm down or synthetic jacket this winter - here's what you need to know from hoods and pockets through to...

Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets | Buyers Guide
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Rab's Latest Commitment Video - Mel Bernier

The latest in Rab's thoughtful Commitment series of videos focusses on Canadian ski mountaineer and architect, Mel Bernier

Rab's Latest Commitment Video - Mel Bernier
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Lowe Alpine's New Ascent SuperLight Pack | Preview

Lowe Alpine marks its 50th anniversary with the launch of the ultra-lightweight Ascent SuperLight mountaineering pack.

Lowe Alpine's New Ascent SuperLight Pack | Preview
Walking Trousers

Meet the Fjällräven Keb Trouser, brilliant yellow legwear coming right at you from Sweden

Made from the Swedish brand's own G1000 fabrics, the Keb Trousers are a seriously Scandinavian take on mountain legwear.

Fjällräven Keb Trousers | Review
Group Tests and Best Buys

Best Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets 2017 Reviewed

We've tested 25 of the very best down and synthetic insulated jackets from the top brands to help you choose the best for you.

Best Down And Synthetic Insulated Jackets 2017 Reviewed
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Black Diamond Ice Screws: How They're Made | Video

Ever wondered how Black Diamond's market-leading Express and Turbo ice screws are produced? Check out this ace factory video for the full story.

Black Diamond Ice Screws: How They're Made | Video
Walking Equipment and Accessories

MSR's New 2017 PocketRocket 2 Stove | First Look

We thought you might like an early look at the new for 2017, completely revised, MSR PocketRocket 2 ultra-lightweight stove which is on sale this...

MSR's New 2017 PocketRocket 2 Stove | First Look
Reviews

Alpkit Katabatic Jacket | Review

‘Alpkit’s new PrimaLoft Active jacket takes the traditional virtues of synthetic insulation and adds more comfort on the move in a neatly styled, nicely thought-out...

Alpkit Katabatic Jacket | Review
News

Columbia's New Directors Of Toughness Hit The UK

The outdoor brand's newly appointed ambassadors for adventure kick off their arduous job with visits to the UK and stunning Iceland.

Columbia's New Directors Of Toughness Hit The UK
Reviews

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
Reviews

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
Reviews

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
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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
Reviews

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
Reviews

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
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