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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 independent outdoor retailer based in Cardiff, renowned for our quality of service, fittings and product range and open 7 days a week.

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

Wolf and Grizzly Fire Safe


The Fire Safe by Wolf and Grizzly was designed with bike-packing, raft-packing and overlanding in mind, it combines compact and robust cookware with a height-adjustable frame system and a collapsible, envelope-sized fire pit. This is a compact fire cooking system that reduces the footprint that campfires leave behind. The portable Fire Safe is made from stainless stell and will keep your campfire contained.

£79.96 inc. VAT £74.56 inc. VAT

Up and Under Trad Pack


The Up and Under Trad Pack has an RRP of £334.79 but you pay only £269.99 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 £65 with this awesome pack of kit from DMM and Ocun.

£347.32 inc. VAT £269.99 inc. VAT

Rab Xenair Alpine Jacket

The men's Xenair Alpine Jacket by Rab offers reliable, instant warmth and works hard to regulate temperature when output increases. It's a warm and breathable hooded jacket featuring dual weight, body mapped, synthetic insulation. This offers high performance in alpine conditions. The Xenair Alpine is an adaptable synthetic insulated hoody, perfect for alpine adventures on foot or skis.

From £170.45 inc. VAT

La Sportiva Katana Laces Womens

La Sportiva Katana Lace Womens are versatile performance rock climbing shoes. The tongue is made of soft and breathable fabric, the lacing system, made of 100% recycled material, allows for optimal volume adjustment. The sole uses the super gripping Vibram® XS Grip2 compound. The P3 system in the midsole allows Katana Laces to keep their shape and characteristics unchanged even after many hours of use. The women version in white differs in construction from the yellow (mens) version, having a half sole instead of the full sole and is designed for climbers with reduced weight thanks to softer materials and reduced thicknesses so is capable of flexing more easily and adapting to the irregularites of the rock.

From £134.06 inc. VAT

Extremities Packagaiter


The Extremities Packagaiter is a lightweight Gore-Tex gaiter that will fit most feet, legs and boots. With a GORE-TEX Paclite upper to keep it breathable whilst keeping weight and bulk low and durable 600 denier polyester for the lower part you won't damage it when it rubs against your other leg or debris.

£40.00 inc. VAT £24.95 inc. VAT

Odlo i-Thermic Midlayer 1/2 Zip

Ever been too hot whilst active in the snow and too cold when standing still, but can't get the layering right? Well, here's the solution! The i-Thermic from Odlo uses Clim8 and MAS technology to heat, yes heat, your midlayer and keep a regulated temperature set by you on an app. This piece of kit is truly revolutionary for cold-weather athletes and winter hobbyists.

From £150.00 inc. VAT

La Sportiva Laspo Knee Pad


The Laspo Knee Pad by La Sportiva is made from a layer of ultra grippy rubber fixed on a layer of elastic neoprene. The neoprene’s band is closable around the leg (above the knee) with two slings that you can close on the back part of the leg. In between the rubber and the neoprene there is a layer of plastic material which have the function to protect more of the leg.

£80.00 inc. VAT £71.51 inc. VAT

Silva 4 Militaire


As for the Expedition 4, but graduated in mils rather than degrees as favoured by the forces. With it's full sized base plate is the choice of experienced navigators and Nato forces around the world. The luminous compound is quickly activated by daylight or torch and will maintain luminosity for upto 4 hours. This compass is often used by the infantry or as an officer's compass. Magnifying glass and rubber feet enable precision map work.

£44.99 inc. VAT £39.49 inc. VAT

INOV8 Trailroc G 280 Men's

Featuring a graphene-enhanced rubber outsole, the men's INOV8 TRAILROC G 280 delivers the world’s toughest grip over hard and rocky terrain. With increased protection both underfoot and around the toes, as well as added comfort and cushioning, this shoe offers the ultimate package for those running all distances over technical hard-packed trails.

From £100.00 inc. VAT

Dryrobe Advance Long Sleeve

The Dryrobe advance long sleeve is possibly the ultimate surfers changing towel. It keeps you warm and also prevents you from having to get naked in public while changing. This surfers changing robe features a weatherproof outer and a warm pile liner. Even if this is wet, it will still keep you warm. It is easy to get on and off due to the front access zip, it also incorporates two large front hand warmer pockets, an internal storage pocket and also an MP3 player pocket. If your going to the beach, dont leave home with out a Dryrobe!

From £160.00 inc. VAT

Jobe Leona 10.6


The Jobe Leona 10.6 iSUP package deal, a great first time stand up paddle board for new riders who are just starting off. This is an inflatable paddle board package and it comes with all you need to get out on the water. The iSUP package includes; the board, leash, fin, a 3 piece paddle, a double action pump and also a dry rucksack carry bag. The one additional item you may wish to think about is a PFD (Personal flotation device) / buoyancy aid. The Leona 10.6 paddle board will suit riders up to 120kg in weight.

£559.99 inc. VAT

Yak Strata Drysuit

The Yak Strata Drysuit is 3-layer waterproof, windproof and breathable and has a storm collar and stowable hi-vis hood, wrist, ankle, and waist adjusters along with internal braces. The stretchy Glideskin neoprene neck and wrist seals, YKK AQUASEAL® flexible cross shoulder zip, means the suit is easy to put on and is ideal for sea kayaking.

From £594.89 inc. VAT

Rab Arc Eco Jacket

The Award Winning Rab Arc Eco Jacket is manufactured from recycled fabrics and can also be recycled as one, most jackets can't as they use different materials for each layer. This major environmentally concious breakthrough happens to also be a really attractive, versatile and functional waterproof jacket that is ideal for wear around town, in the country as well as for hillwalking and has a durable feel. And you can tell its Rab as it has a great hood and other British conditions features.

From £179.41 inc. VAT

Mammut Brush Stick Package


The Mammut Brush Stick Package is: the Brush Stick, Sloper Brush and Crimper Brush which should cover anything your boulder or route session can throw at you.

£90.00 inc. VAT £83.64 inc. VAT

Raidlight Activ Run Pack 20L


The Raidlight Activ Run Pack 20L backpack is halfway between the bag and the trail vest and it will allow you to evolve throughout your race in full comfort, thanks to its large storage spaces, it will be easy for you to carry all the necessary equipment on stage races or other long raids.

£81.60 inc. VAT £64.00 inc. VAT

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