Articles - Gear - Clothing
Posted: 02 Jun 2011
Jamie Maddison tests some of Alpkit's latest merchandise - including the Filet Jacket, Dirtbag Sleeping Mat, Gamma Headtorch and Litestix Chopsticks - whilst on a bouldering trip out in Rocklands, South Africa.
Posted: 20 May 2010
Jez Portman shows you how to give your wallet – and the environment – a well-deserved break by cleaning, treating and repairing your clothing and climbing equipment
Posted: 16 Mar 2010
Jamie Maddison goes quite mad once again; this time testing out Berghaus’s new featherlight waterproof, The Dru Jacket.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009
It's toasty, water-resistant and completely windproof; the Berghaus Incinerator Duvet is the ideal jacket for those who want to remain warm, regardless of what the weather is doing.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009
A video review of Alpkit's Jeanius water resistant jeans. The challenge: how much water is too much water?
Posted: 26 Feb 2009
Part 1 of 5. Basic alpine climbing introduction: If you're new to mountaineering and the Alpine environment, you need to swat up on your knowledge before you set out on an adventure. Here we look at possible routes to take on, what gear to bring, as well as technical tips and advice.
Bruce Goodlad takes a technical look at hard shells, and shares his recommended best of the best!
Bruce Goodlad recommends his top five soft shells!
In the final chapter in the Alpine Climber part 2 supplement, we take a look at Alpine gear, including your rack, ropes, rucksack, bivi gear, gloves, clothing, footwear and last but not least, socks.