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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

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Win A Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody

6 March 2018

WIN! A PATAGONIA MICRO PUFF HOODY, WORTH £250.  All you have to do is fill out your details and send the form in, and the winners – one male, one female – will be selected at random at the end of the promotion. The entry deadline is 12 May at midday 2018 - see entry form for full terms and conditions.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Power to the People - Gear Guide

Power to the People - Gear Guide

6 March 2018

Our Equipment and Accessory Buyer JON WICKHAM on mobile power sources

 

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article John Muir Trust now manages Helvellyn

John Muir Trust now manages Helvellyn

6 March 2018

The John Muir Trust and the Lake District National Park Authority have completed formalities and signed an agreement to transfer the management of Glenridding Common, initially on a three-year lease.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Less is More with L.I.M

Less is More with L.I.M

5 March 2018

The new Haglöfs L.I.M. Comp Jacket proves the point

Author: Haglöfs UK

Image for article SPRING MEANS... CAMPING TIME!

SPRING MEANS... CAMPING TIME!

5 March 2018

JON WICKHAM, our Equipment and Accessory Buyer, looks at new camping gear for 2018

Author: Jon Wickham

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Staff Picks for Spring

5 March 2018

Now things are warming up, here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about…

Author: George Fisher

Image for article 'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

5 March 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, meets a legendary coach

Author: Mark Seaton

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How do they make 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

Image for article Boot up your Weekend with George Fisher on the 7th and 8th of April

Boot up your Weekend with George Fisher on the 7th and 8th of April

21 February 2018

We have so much going on in just one weekend, come along and be part of it!

Join us in celebrating the extension to our legendary boot room, enjoy a refreshing cuppa and piece of tasty cake in our recently refurbished cafe and explore our now even bigger first floor. 

The shop is also full of new season products, come and get kitted out for your next adventure!

Author: George Fisher

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