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Image for article Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

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 Win a Pair of Scarpa Boots worth £250

Win a Pair of Scarpa Boots worth £250

11 September 2018

Scarpa is 80 years old and to celebrate, Scarpa is offering two pairs of trekking boots – one male, one female – to the value of £250, from George Fisher’s Scarpa range. We’re not specifying the exact model, just so we can ensure you get the best boot for your feet. All you have to do is fill out your details and send the form in, and the winners will be selected at random at the end of the promotion. The entry deadline is 30 November 2018 – see entry form for full Terms and Conditions.

 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Win a Year's Supply of Stance Socks

Win a Year's Supply of Stance Socks

10 September 2018

WIN a year’s supply of socks from Stance. Keep your sock game on point you’ll receive a mixed selection of styles from each of their collections including adventure, run, snow and lifestyle socks. All you have to do is fill out your details and send the form in, and the winner will be selected at random at the end of the promotion. The entry deadline is 30 November at midday - see entry form for full terms and conditions.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Staff Profile: Alex Winser

Staff Profile: Alex Winser

5 March 2018

Having never visited the Lake District before, I just had the odd picture from Google and the opinions of others to help finalise my decision in moving to this incredible place. I’ve been here for just over a year now, and it’s most definitely exceeded my expectations.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article WIN a Patagonia Capilene Baselayer Set *Ended*

WIN a Patagonia Capilene Baselayer Set *Ended*

15 December 2017

**Winners Alison from Hants and Stephen from Bury**

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

Image for article Which Watch? 'A brief guide' by Jon Wickham

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

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

Image for article Local Legends 'Des and Gordie Oliver'

Local Legends 'Des and Gordie Oliver'

14 December 2017

'Des is an absolute ‘Lakeland legend’ having been active all his life in the mountains, taking part in many early climbing ascents and fell-running feats. Des started skiing just after the war on Helvellyn'

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Our sponsored skier FRANCESCA LEE is 'race-ready'

Our sponsored skier FRANCESCA LEE is 'race-ready'

14 December 2017

George Fisher UK are very proud to sponsor skier FRANCESCA LEE “I was able to use my new slalom skis in Zermatt and Stelvio, and I loved them, thank you for getting them sorted."

 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article What to do with all this data?

What to do with all this data?

15 September 2017

If you have one of the latest fitness watches, you will know that they can amass a huge amount of data and technical information about your activities, the question is, what to do with all of this data?

Author: GarminUK

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