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no-image 21st Feb 2017 Petzl Reactik Plus Headtorch Review

Several years ago UKClimbing asked me to review a brand new type of headtorch Petzl had just released.  The Nao had a traditional front lamp unit with a rear rechargeable battery pack.  It had many new features but the single biggest...

no-image 9th Feb 2017 No one ever grows up wanting to be a businessman....

Many years ago, when Peak Mountaineering was just a fledgling enterprise, I read Yvon Chouinard's book 'Let My People Go Surfing'.  Chouinard is the founder and owner of renowned outdoor clothing brand Patagonia and in the book he sets out his...

no-image 2nd Feb 2017 Rab Firewall Jacket Review

I've used a lot of Rab clothing and it is one of my 'go to' brands - by which I mean a brand I will tend to look to first when seeking out a new garment.  In this case the product sought me out as Rab provided a Firewall jacket to test.  I...