Here's where you'll find reviews of pretty much anything not included in the main categories from stoves through head torches to technical snow and ice kit like crampons and axes. If it's not listed in the other categories, the chances are that you'll find it here complete with both official site and user reviews.
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Basic models are now available for well under £100 and can indicate altitude, bearing, and position, as well as storing waypoints and routes.
Snow and Ice
Ice axes, crampons, and ice climbing hardwear. Whether you want to go mountaineering, winter climbing, or just hillwalking on a wintry day , here’s some of the kit you need for underfoot grip and general safety.
Stove choice is determined by two basic questions. One: what conditions will the stove be used in? This affects hardiness, weight, and pack size. Secondly: which fuels are available locally?
Take your pick from conventional bulb torches, high–powered LEDs, hybrids, and torches with special features such as boost buttons