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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 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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Dogs Lost and Found

26 June 2017

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: dogs and owners can easily become separated in the hills.

Author: GrahamThompson

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Modern Map-Making

20 June 2017

JON WICKHAM, our Equipment and Accessories Buyer, asks map-maker PETER KNOWLES about the Topographical Map of the Lake District Wainwright Fells

Author: Jon Wickham

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Inspiring 50 years of Adventure

20 June 2017

Lowe Alpine revolutionised the way we carry gear, combining design expertise with a passion for wild places.

Author: George Fisher

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Taking to the Hills

20 June 2017

George Fisher’s Retail Manager HELENA WHONE retires in August

Author: George Fisher

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Talking about Ticks

20 June 2017

JON WICKHAM, our Equipment and Accessory Buyer, looks at preventative measures when dealing with Ticks

Author: Jon Wickham

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Praise For Patagonia

20 June 2017

Can a brand make you feel emotional? I should buy things because I need them, but often I admit it’s because I want something. When it comes to outdoor clothing, my logical choice is based on fit and function. My trusted Arc'teryx Beta LT waterproof, Montane Atom over-trousers, Haglofs Power Stretch winter insulation; all well and good, but Patagonia is the brand that plucks at my heart strings.

Author: Lisa Bergerud

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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

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Which is the best MSR stove for your next adventure?

2 March 2017

The purpose of this article is to explain the rationale behind my stove choice for different activities, and also to acknowledge that there can be a fair degree of personal choice built in to any decision.

Author: Cascade Designs

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