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Image for article The highs and lows of being an alpine ski racer

The highs and lows of being an alpine ski racer

19 July 2016

There is a very fine margin between winning and losing in ski racing, so what is it really like to be a competitive ski racer?

Author: Francesca Lee

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AN AIREY RETROSPECTIVE

24 June 2016

After 26 years at George Fisher, director ANDY AIREY has left to seek new challenges. In his final piece for THE UPDATE, Andy reflects on what he’s learned in his time with George Fisher Ltd.

Author: George Fisher

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Keeping safe in the UK Mountains

18 March 2016

Winter in the UK can be over almost as soon as it starts. You have to shoot out the door as soon as it arrives to make the most of it, BUT, you need to take care, even on our small mountains, the consequences of being ill prepared can be fatal.

Author: Haglöfs UK

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EXPLORING MY HOME MOUNTAINS

14 March 2016

Many people have been on ski trips around the world, but not many have actually explored their home surroundings and their own mountains. I'm one of these people. It's not often I really open my eyes and see what's around me. What really is around me?

Author: Haglöfs UK

Image for article Squash Falconer's Ski Touring and Interval Training

Squash Falconer's Ski Touring and Interval Training

2 March 2016

Passionate about sharing her adventures, Squash has a unique and quirky outlook on life and firmly believes that with the right attitude every one of us can achieve incredible things.

Author: Salomon

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Powder day in La Grave

22 January 2016

Middle of January, La Grave’s lift had been closed for six days due to high winds and rain. Then, eventually, it turned into snow as temperatures dropped below 0 Celsius for the first time in a while. Then we waited… but just a few more hours.

Author: Lange Ski Boots / Dynastar Skis

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Choosing the right ski equipment

15 January 2016

Dynastar ambassador Giles Lewis from The Development Centre, Val d’Isere talks about using equipment that helps your skiing, not hinders it

 

Author: Lange Ski Boots / Dynastar Skis

Image for article A superb day on Blencathra

A superb day on Blencathra

14 January 2016

The snow finally arrived as did the sun (and wind!)

Author: Stuart Holmes

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GEAR FOR GREENLAND

7 January 2016

Matt Spenceley and Helen Russell give us an insight into what they take into the mountains.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Ski touring on Aonach Mor, Fort William

Ski touring on Aonach Mor, Fort William

4 January 2016

A good weather window for a brilliant ski tour on Aonach Mor, Fort William.

Author: Victoria Kimber

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