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Outdoor Clothing & Equipment

Huge range of specially selected walking, climbing, caving and trail running products from the best brands

Canoes, Kayaks & Sit On Tops

Large range of watersports equipment and clothing for whitewater and sea kayaking, open canoeing, sit-on-top and kayak fishing.

Industrial Access & Rescue

A range of products for working at height, high ropes courses, police, military, fire, mountain and swift water rescue.


We are the specialist outdoor retailer based in Cardiff who provide a friendly, personal fitting service for footwear, clothing and equipment across the outdoors.


Walking Boot Fitting ServiceClimbing Shoe Fitting ServiceRucksack Fitting ServiceHarness Fitting ServiceRunning Vest Fitting ServiceCrampon and Mountain Boot Fitting Service

We provide a one-stop-shop for all your outdoor clothing and equipment needs for; walking, climbing, caving, fell and trail running, expeditions, white-water, sit on top and sea kayaking, open boating, SUP, high ropes, rescue, and industrial access.


As an independent retailer, we select the best products available and build this website ourselves giving the best advice possible. All of us are knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about the outdoors.

Visit us at Up and Under, 490 Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff, CF5 1BL.

Featured products

Salewa Ortles Guide 45


The Salewa Ortles Guide 45 is a robust 45 litre backpack that's packed full of features that make it a great choice for mountaineering, ski touring and trekking expeditions. Lighter mountaineering and climbing packs make it possible to move faster and reduce risk exposure in high alpine terrain. The 45-litre Ortles Guide has a comprehensive mountain-focused feature set that does exactly this.

£183.33 ex. VAT £163.35 ex. VAT

Patagonia Men's Super Free Alpine Jacket

The Patagonia Men's Super Free Alpine Jacket is an eco-conscious, technical hard-shell jacket that's been designed with modern alpinism in mind. It features a Bluesign approved and PFC-free GoreTex membrane, as well as a helmet compatible hood with an insulated Storm Seal gasket to trap warmth and block chills. The Super Free Alpine Jacket provides the perfect balance of lightness, durability and weather protection.

From £395.19 ex. VAT

Patagonia Women's Super Free Alpine Jacket

The Patagonia Women's Super Free Alpine Jacket is an eco-conscious, technical hard-shell jacket that's been designed with modern alpinism in mind. It features a Bluesign approved and PFC-free GoreTex membrane, as well as a helmet compatible hood with an insulated Storm Seal gasket to trap warmth and block chills. The Super Free Alpine Jacket provides the perfect balance of lightness, durability and weather protection.

From £395.19 ex. VAT

OMM Ltd Phantom 18


The OMM Ltd Phantom 18 is a slimline, smaller capacity vest pack with the lightweight durability of Cordura. Great for adventure races, the Phantom 18 uses OMM's unique 7-point harness to stabilise your spine via another top yoke-style harness to provide you with the most stable carry possible. This yoke harness also frees up the shoulders, allowing for a more energy-efficient running action. Dual V-shaped anchors hug the waist to provide a secure fit and control bounce and swing when on uneven ground.

£133.33 ex. VAT £118.80 ex. VAT

Meindl Havanna Lady GTX

The Meindl Havanna Lady GTX is a robust hiking shoe that provides both comfort and performance. They feature a waxed NuBuck leather leather upper and Gore-Tex lining, to ensure your feet stay dry and well ventilated - whether you're trekking in the rain or out on a hot summer afternoon. The Havanna Lady also features Air-Active footbeds that provide effective cushioning and stability, ideal for light hikes and everyday adventures. Weighing in at just 310 grams, they also won't weigh you down!

From £145.00 ex. VAT

Rab Ionosphere 5.5

The Rab Ionosphere 5.5 Sleeping Mat uses ground breaking insulation technology to trap air, reflect heat and reduce heat-loss through convection. The Stratus R insulation is 100% recycled and build to keep you protected from the freeze. The Ionosphere 5.5 offers unrivalled comfort for alpinists and mountaineers looking to take on the world's toughest conditions.

From £140.64 ex. VAT

Black Diamond Distance FLZ Poles

Combining the amazing packability of a Z-Pole with Flicklock® adjustability, the Distance FLZ is an excellent choice for trail runs, steep scrambles and long hikes. The Distance FLZ utilizes Black Diamond's lightweight and supportive Distance strap that’s breathable and moisture wicking, making the Distance FLZ a durable, lightweight trekking machine ready for adventure.

From £107.66 ex. VAT

Silva 4 Militaire


The Silva 4 Militaire is practically the same as the Expedition 4, but graduated in miles rather than degrees as favoured by the armed forces. It features a full-sized base plate, magnifier and rubber feet for precision map work. Specifically designed for use by the British military, the base plate features 1:25k, 1:50k and 1:40k roamer scales, as well as centimetre and inch rulers. The needle and cardinal points feature a luminous compound which is activated by daylight and will maintain brightness for up to 4 hours in darkness. The Militaire 4 is a classic compass used by NATO forces around the world.

£37.49 ex. VAT £22.49 ex. VAT

Montane Men's Spirit Waterproof Jacket

The Montane Men's Spirit Waterproof Jacket is a lightweight and packable waterproof jacket that offers versatile weather protection for general outdoor use. The Spirit Waterproof features a fully seam taped construction, an adjustable hood (with stiffened peak), a full-zip fastening with internal storm flap and a Gore-Tex Paclite membrane that will keep you dry in heavy showers. This durable jacket is always ready to perform in unpredictable conditions.

From £124.99 ex. VAT

So iLL The Street

The So iLL The Street Rockshoes are inspired by everyday classic footwear, they offer a faultless blend of fashion and function. Designed with synthetic materials for minimal stretch and a thin midsole, for a softer, more sensitive fit, the Street is an extremely lightweight, aggressive climbing shoe.

From £70.83 ex. VAT

So iLL The Street LV

The So iLL The Street LV Rockshoes are inspired by everyday classic footwear, they offer a faultless blend of fashion and function. The LV (lower volume) provides a tighter fit for those with a more narrow foot width, providing better heel tension and higher performance. Designed with our Dark Matter Rubber, in seafoam green, the Street (LV) features minimal stretch and a thin midsole which provides a softer, more sensitive fit.

From £70.83 ex. VAT

Nordisk Telemark 2 LW


The Nordisk Telemark 2 LW is a great tent to take for backpacking light or anytime when low weight and bulk seriously matters. This fantastic 2 person tent takes all the awesome design, features and materials of the Nordisk Telemark 1 LW and by adding only 120g creates an extra 37cm of width within the inner tent, which puts the Nordisk Telemark 2 LW firmly into the realm of awesome for 2 people lightweight backpacking.

£551.67 ex. VAT £431.41 ex. VAT

Boreal Nevada

The Boreal Nevada are a walking boot for Children. Specifically designed for kids feet and super durable, so perfect for anything from hiking in the holidays, to the winter school run. The uppers are designed with premium quality waterproofed 1.5mm split and nubuck leather and a rubber cap for extra durability. Both waterproof and breathable will keep your kid running around without their feet getting too hot or clammy.

From £47.25 ex. VAT

Rab Women's Lineal Tank

Ideal for climbing and active summer days, the Rab Women's Lineal Tank provides soft-feel support and freedom of movement with its quick-wicking, high-stretch design and inner support bra.

From £44.41 ex. VAT

INOV8 Trailroc G 280 Men's

The INOV8 Trailroc G 280 Men's trail running shoes have proved themselves on some of the world's toughest trails. Featuring Graphene-Grip that's 200 times stronger then steel, these trail shoes deliver insanely sticky grip and increased durability all in one rubber. Worn straight out of the box by Hallvard Schjolberg when winning the 85km Innsbruck Alpine Trailrun, by Damian Hall when winning the Ultra Monta Rosa and Nicky Spinks on the Tor des Geants –  the TRAILROC G 280 are doing the business on hard, rocky trails across the globe. Now with up to 50% off RRP!

From £58.33 ex. VAT

Flashed Climbing Drifter


The Flashed Climbing Drifter Crash Mat has been designed with standard luxury features and will be your trusty companion as you roam between your favourite bouldering destinations. This is a multiple pad system that's easy to carry thanks to it's luxury padded shoulder straps and waist belt. It's been built with ease of use, longevity and versatility in mind, creating a more refined experience.

£216.67 ex. VAT £199.68 ex. VAT

OMM Ltd Classic 25

The OMM Ltd Classic 25 is a high-capacity running pack crafted for extended runs in rugged landscapes. It seamlessly blends lightweight design, durability, and innovative features with multiple pockets and attachment points. It provides convenient storage for essentials like waterproofs, running poles, or first aid gear. While versatile for various uses, it truly excels in mountain marathons and extended trail running adventures.

From £74.25 ex. VAT

Nordisk Telemark 2.2 PU


The Nordisk Telemark Series is loved for its ideal combination of space, weight, easy handling and a sturdy construction. With the introduction of a 2-door PU version, it is not only suitable for ultralight adventures and long-distance running, it also becomes the obvious choice for hikers, looking for a sturdy and durable shelter that will neither fill up their pack nor cause a pain in the back.

£340.00 ex. VAT £265.88 ex. VAT

Mammut Sender Fast Adjust Harness

The Mammut Sender Fast Adjust Harness is the lightest Mammut harness with the Fast Adjust leg loops. It's a highly breathable and extremely lightweight harness specially for performance trad, sport or Alpine climbing. The laser-cut fabric offers exceptional breathability and robustness, while split webbing technology ensures optimum weight distribution. The Fast Adjust buckles on the leg loops make it possible to adjust the width of the leg loops in seconds.

From £62.49 ex. VAT

Lowe Alpine Halcyon 35:40

The Lowe Alpine Halcyon 35:40 is the perfect mountaineering pack for both summer and winter missions. It is compatible with a wide range of climbing accessories, such as ice axes, poles, rope and skis - the Halcyon can take it all! It features a sleek, hassle free design and no tangling toggles!

From £69.99 ex. VAT

Jobe Yarra 10.6

The Jobe Yarra 10.6 is a complete inflatable SUP board package, including everything you need for your first water adventure. You might also want to consider a buoyancy aid for added safety. This comprehensive SUP package includes a high-pressure board, a 3-piece fiberglass SUP paddle, a SUP leash, a SUP fin, a repair kit and a waterproof rucksack carry bag. Inflating the board is a breeze with the included pump.

From £399.17 ex. VAT

Dryrobe Advance Long Sleeve

The Dryrobe advance long sleeve is the ultimate changing towel. It is so versatile; it is the number one choice for many outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are going kayaking, wild swimming, surfing, or even standing on the side or the football pitch. If you are looking to stay warm and dry, this is the option to consider. Primarily designed for changing, it helps to protect your modesty should you drop your towel! However, for many surfers and wild swimmers, as they send time in the water so close to home, they will wear it home to save getting changed outdoors. The synthetic lambswool inner offers warmth while the weatherproof outer will also protect the car seats should you wish to drive home. The large hood offers additional warmth, as do the two front pockets. The inner pockets offer storage for items such as a wallet and a mobile phone.

From £137.50 ex. VAT

Marmot Ether DriClime Hoody

The Marmot Ether DriClime Hoody can handle whatever the day throws your way, whether it's rain, wind or sun. The DriClime Bi-Component lining wicks away sweat while this versatile shell keeps wind and water at bay. Stuff it into its own pocket and toss it in your pack if the day gets too warm.

From £83.33 ex. VAT

Terra Nova Superlite Bothy 4


The Terra Nova Superlite Bothy 4 is an essential piece of kit for mountain leaders and rescue organisations all over the world. This is the lightweight version of the regular bothy bags from Terra Nova and when in use it allows users to create a microclimate that is warm and dry in emergency situations, or when you need to escape the elements! This super light version ensures that there's enough space left in your pack for other kit and essentials.

£165.83 ex. VAT £115.83 ex. VAT

Up and Under Trad Pack


The Up and Under Trad Pack has an RRP of £377.81 but you pay only £299.99 for a whole bundle of natural protection to help your outdoor trad climbing career begin. This set will give you the core of a first outdoor lead rack and makes an ideal present for anyone wanting to progress from indoor to outdoor climbing. Save nearly £80 with this awesome pack of kit from DMM and Ocun.

£314.84 ex. VAT £249.99 ex. VAT

Bestard Canyon Guide

The Bestard Canyon Guide is a highly versatile pair of water shoes that are great for a number of different sports. If you’re looking for the best levels of comfort, support and grip, this is the boot to look at. The Bestard Canyon Guide is designed and manufactured to offer the best performance where you expect to get wet! These great watersports boots are based around a Vibram sole unit which is non marking; it also offers fantastic levels of grip and traction on most surfaces. Whilst this is a chunky boot, the weight of it is low. The upper of the boot has a Cordura construction with a mesh lining. It also features a large lace up opening so it’s easy to get on and off. One of the main features of this boot, is the built in debris gaiter. This helps to prevent small stones and pebbles getting into the boot!

From £162.58 ex. VAT
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