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Issue 100

Welcome to the Autumn 2017 edition of the George Fisher Update, where we celebrate the Update's 100th issue and 25 years of informing the George Fisher customer, inspirational stories, plus the latest news on what’s in the store. You can view or download the PDF version by clicking on the link ... or read the individual articles listed below.

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The Update at 100

3 October 2017

One hundred issues. That’s quite a milestone and, given that we print quarterly, that makes it 25 years we’ve been publishing The Update for our customers.

Author: George Fisher

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Lake Lovers

3 October 2017

Apparel and Footwear buyer LISA BERGERUD on her latest challenge.

Author: Lisa Bergerud

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Shining a light on head torches

3 October 2017

Equipment and Accessory Buyer Jon, checks out the latest models from Petzl Once upon a time, head torches were simple things...

Author: Jon Wickham

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Fair Play

3 October 2017

Patagonia’s Fair Trade Fleece helps workers

Author: Patagonia

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Walk of the month: Little Man and Glenderaterra Beck

3 October 2017

We’ve linked up with carfreewalks.org, the website for people who love walking but want to reduce their impact on the environment, to bring you this great walk: Little Man and Glenderaterra Beck.

Author: George Fisher

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Meet the new boss

3 October 2017

We asked our new General Manager PATRICK TAYLOR-BIRD a few questions to introduce himself…

Author: George Fisher

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Alpine adventures with my Dad

3 October 2017

Reviving old memories and making some new ones.

Author: Victoria Kimber

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One Day As A Tiger

3 October 2017

Author JOHN PORTER on his award-winning book about the life of Alex Macintyre

Author: George Fisher

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Flora and fauna of the Lake District: Fungi

3 October 2017

In a regular series, ALAN GANE MBE looks at the flora and fauna of the Lake District. This issue: Fungi.

Author: George Fisher

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RUN EVERY DAY THIS OCTOBER WITH RONHILL AND GEORGE FISHER

2 October 2017

Run a minimum of a mile a day throughout October. Feel great, and win!

Author: George Fisher

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LAKE DISTRICT’S WORLD AMBITION – ACHIEVED!

2 October 2017

The Lake District now has World Heritage status.

Author: George Fisher

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GET DOWN TO GLENRIDDING

2 October 2017

The flood damaged Ullswater centre has now re-opened.

Author: George Fisher

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Sitting with distractions

2 October 2017

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: a dog that can sit with distractions is a behaviour worth mastering.

Author: George Fisher

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IN CONTACT OUT THERE

2 October 2017

TIM NICHOLL at KE Adventure Travel in Keswick has found the perfect solution.

Author: George Fisher

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ALTBERG GOES WIDE

2 October 2017

Finding it hard to get the perfect fit? No problem.

Author: George Fisher

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CREVASSE RESCUE

2 October 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, tells us how to get out of a hole…

Author: Mark Seaton

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THE BEST ADVICE

2 October 2017

Another success story for our in-house podiatrist ANDREW STANLEY

Author: George Fisher

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