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Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

Date: 15 November 2018 - 18 November 2018

Location: Kendal

Kendal Mountain Festival is an award winning and the most diverse event of its type in the world. Their vision is to inspire more people to explore, enjoy and represent mountains, wilderness and their cultures.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article An Evening in Abraham’s Cafe with Stephen Goodwin

An Evening in Abraham’s Cafe with Stephen Goodwin

Date: 30 March 2018

Location: Abraham's Cafe, George Fisher UK

Come and join us in the lovely cosy setting of our newly renovated Abraham's Cafe in George Fisher. Stephen Goodwin will be talking about his latest book on Winter Walks and his other guide books for the Lake District; day walks, climbs and scrambles.

Author: George Fisher

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How do they make the Meindl Boots?

21 February 2018

Shirley and Norm went to the Meindl Factory to see how their boots are made and meet the family who still own the business.

Author: George Fisher

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WIN a Patagonia Capilene Baselayer Set

15 December 2017

WIN! A Patagonia Capilene Midweight Base Layer Set Worth £120, just fill out your details and send the form in, there will be 2 winners, one male and one female. Good Luck!

Author: George Fisher

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Which Watch? 'A brief guide' by Jon Wickham

15 December 2017

JON WICKHAM, George Fisher Uk's Equipment and Accessory Buyer, advice on watch technologies to help steer you through the complex maze of buying a sports watch.

Author: Jon Wickham

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Weather Forecasts? Don't Trust them!

14 December 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, says you need to expect the unexpected.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article Thank YOU for helping Fix the Fells

Thank YOU for helping Fix the Fells

14 December 2017

George Fisher fundraising helped Green Gable path repairs “The work, which took 16 man days in total, has involved making one clearer, sustainable path line, whilst using subtle landscaping with local materials to protect the fragile hillside"

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Ski Fitting Head-To-Toe with John Owens

Ski Fitting Head-To-Toe with John Owens

14 December 2017

Our in-house ski expert JOHN OWENS recommends getting a good fit first 'The temptation is to buy the option matching the outfit, or favourite colour (we all do it!) but that may be a costly mistake'

Author: John Owens

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What's new for the winter season?

7 December 2017

Here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about...

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Shining a light on head torches

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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