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The George Fisher Summer Academy 2017

Date: 12 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

Location: Borrowdale

If you missed out on last year’s Academy, don`t worry, it`s back! This year we will still be aiming to inspire and empower you with another weekend of adventure and knowledge.

Author: George Fisher

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Lake District winter conditions report

13 February 2017

Lake District winter climbing conditions - view the freeze forecast with live reporting from Great End

Author: PaulChesh

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Packing for winter walking

30 January 2017

Walking in winter presents a few extra challenges compared with the more benign summertime.  Find out how to be prepared.

Author: George Fisher

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Boots for Winter walking

30 January 2017

With summer a memory and the trees devoid of leaves, walking in the Lake District fells becomes a more serious challenge. Days are shorter and the weather colder and sooner than we think the first winter snows cover the tops.

Author: George Fisher

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Saved by a £5 bivvy bag!

4 January 2017

Many of us will have seen or heard in the news about the couple who were rescued in the Cairngorms recently, after spending a night out in conditions described as "arctic". 

Author: PaulChesh

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The future's bright

12 December 2016

BEN WEEKS, news and features writer for Trail Magazine, tests the Ruffwear Track Jacket

Author: Ruffwear

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Dedicated GPS over Smartphone

27 September 2016

A look at why a dedicated handheld GPS is preferable to a smartphone for navigation.

Author: Mark Wright

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Autumn staff picks

19 September 2016

What’s new for the Autumn season? Here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about…

Author: George Fisher

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Garmin Oregon navigation update

19 September 2016

The new Garmin Oregon GPS units have just arrived instore.

Author: GarminUK

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CLICK A LINK to SAVE A LIFELINE

12 September 2016

CLICK A LINK to SAVE A LIFELINE - a plea from George Fisher's

Author: PaulChesh

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