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Issue 94

Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of the George Fisher Update, our free quarterly magazine full of interesting and inspirational stories, plus the latest news on what’s in the store. A selection of the articles are below or you can view or download the full PDF version by clicking on the link ...

The Update - Issue 94

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Image for article Spring forward

Spring forward

24 March 2016

George Fisher director ANDY AIREY is looking forward to the new season.

After a rather grey, gloomy and wet winter the arrival of spring is more than welcome! What better time to look forward to some inspirational days ahead? This Update is crammed with features and articles that will spark your imagination.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article FINDING THE RIGHT FIT

FINDING THE RIGHT FIT

24 March 2016

Apparel and footwear buyer LISA BERGERUD on the lengths we go to, finding the right fit for you

Author: Lisa Bergerud

Image for article LIVING LIFE YOUR OWN WAY

LIVING LIFE YOUR OWN WAY

24 March 2016

Millican bags are inspired by a Borrowdale maverick

Author: George Fisher

Image for article BROCK THE BADGER

BROCK THE BADGER

24 March 2016

In an occasional series, ALAN GANE MBE looks at the flora and fauna of the Lake District. This issue: the badger.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article THE JOHN DALTON WAY

THE JOHN DALTON WAY

24 March 2016

A new 45km footpath links the development of atomic theory, the scenery and villages of North West Cumberland, and the 250th anniversary of the birth of John Dalton

Author: George Fisher

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ONLY A WALK

23 March 2016

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, describes what should have been a simple day out

Author: Mark Seaton

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WHEN TRAINING ISN’T WORKING

23 March 2016

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: you’ve trained your dog but it still doesn’t behave; what next?

Author: George Fisher

Image for article LAKELAND – WALKING WITH WILDLIFE

LAKELAND – WALKING WITH WILDLIFE

23 March 2016

Described as ‘The jottings of a fell-walking naturalist', this book by Alan Gane consists of 137 short chapters, illustrated with 16 colour photographs.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article A PROPENSITY TO POTTER

A PROPENSITY TO POTTER

23 March 2016

Training and Development Coordinator MARK WRIGHT reflects on passing the time enjoyably.

Author: Mark Wright

Image for article WIN A WESTERN MOUNTAINEERING ULTRALITE SLEEPING BAG

WIN A WESTERN MOUNTAINEERING ULTRALITE SLEEPING BAG

23 March 2016

This competition is now closed. Keep an eye out for the next one on our competitions page.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article BASE CAMP

BASE CAMP

23 March 2016

Equipment and accessories buyer JON WICKHAM checks out the latest camping gear and rucksacks

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article Photographing Wildlife in the UK

Photographing Wildlife in the UK

23 March 2016

George Fisher stocks one of the most extensive selections of outdoor-related books in the UK. This Spring we have several new books in store which are specific to our area.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article THIS MONTH’S WALK: ST BEES AND ITS LIGHTHOUSE

THIS MONTH’S WALK: ST BEES AND ITS LIGHTHOUSE

21 March 2016

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.

Author: George Fisher

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