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Issue 98

Welcome to the Spring 2017 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. You can view or download the PDF version by clicking on the link ... or read the individual articles listed below.

George Fisher Spring Update Issue 98

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Image for article George Fisher 60th Anniversary

George Fisher 60th Anniversary

28 March 2017

We’ve been supplying top gear and service since 1957

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Winter Wainwrights

Winter Wainwrights

28 March 2017

Apparel and Footwear buyer LISA BERGERUD is on a mission

Author: Lisa Bergerud

Image for article Water, water everywhere...

Water, water everywhere...

28 March 2017

But not a drop to drink? Equipment and accessories buyer JON WICKHAM investigates.

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article George Fisher Summer Academy

George Fisher Summer Academy

28 March 2017

Limited places - don't miss out! Our Summer Academy heads to the hills again this May 13/14, come and join us for a weekend of adventures.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article This month's walk: Grange Fell, from Rosthwaite to Watendlath

This month's walk: Grange Fell, from Rosthwaite to Watendlath

28 March 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.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article WIN! a two-night break at the newly-refurbished Lodore Falls Hotel in the Lake District, worth up to £800

WIN! a two-night break at the newly-refurbished Lodore Falls Hotel in the Lake District, worth up to £800

28 March 2017

George Fisher is delighted to team up with the fabulous Lodore Falls Hotel to offer readers the chance to win a Break in the Lakes worth up to £800.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article The Holy Grail of Garments?

The Holy Grail of Garments?

28 March 2017

This new jacket from Patagonia can truly be worn all day.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Road Runners: Time to get Muddy!

Road Runners: Time to get Muddy!

28 March 2017

Trail running is fast becoming one of the most popular forms of running. From muddy 5k park runs to 100 mile ultra marathons, we look at the rise in popularity in off road running.

Author: Salomon

Image for article Wider Fit = More Comfort

Wider Fit = More Comfort

28 March 2017

For big days on the fells you need Meindl Comfort Fit

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Fresh Air for your Feet

Fresh Air for your Feet

28 March 2017

The new Keen Uneek 02 has arrived instore for the whole family. 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Carry on Camping with Jon

Carry on Camping with Jon

28 March 2017

Equipment and accessories buyer Jon checks out the latest tents.

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival

Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival

28 March 2017

Reviving the spirit of Lake District climbing

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Gore-Tex Garments with Gore C-Knit backer technology

Gore-Tex Garments with Gore C-Knit backer technology

28 March 2017

Garments using the latest GORE-TEX® fabric are now in store.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Navigation Update with Garmin inReach SE+

Navigation Update with Garmin inReach SE+

28 March 2017

Going on expedition? Garmin’s new inReach devices communicate, whether you’re in the Atacama Desert or just in Asda.

Author: GarminUK

Image for article The Dipper

The Dipper

28 March 2017

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

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Osprey's best-selling packs get even better!

Osprey's best-selling packs get even better!

28 March 2017

Talon and Tempest packs build on 10 years of design.

Author: Osprey Europe

Image for article Should I approach that dog?

Should I approach that dog?

28 March 2017

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: how do you know if it’s safe to approach a dog?

Author: GrahamThompson

Image for article Done in a day

Done in a day

28 March 2017

Montane’s Surge Jacket is a designed for ‘Done in a Day’ missions

Author: George Fisher

Image for article The generation game

The generation game

28 March 2017

At footwear company Asolo, it’s a family thing.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

Climbing Mont Blanc - What they don't tell you

28 March 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, gives some sound advice.

Author: Mark Seaton

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