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Image for article One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu

25 July 2019

Staff member Anne has 'officially' retired but decided to try her hand at working with us here at Fishers. She's a perfect fit and along with loving the Lakes she and hubby Jim have an impressive tick list of places they want to visit, most recently 'The Inca Trail in Peru'. She's shared their adventure with us.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Inca Trail Kit List by Anne Downie

Inca Trail Kit List by Anne Downie

24 July 2019

There are some places in the world that you have seen photographs of and you say to yourself ‘one day I’m going to go there’. Well this is how is all started for Anne and Jim. They created a  bucket list and are ticking them off. 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Win a Pair of Scarpa Boots worth £250 *ENDED*

Win a Pair of Scarpa Boots worth £250 *ENDED*

11 September 2018

*Sarah from Bristol and Raymond from Birmingham Won*

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 *ENDED*

Win a Year's Supply of Stance Socks *ENDED*

10 September 2018

*Sarah of Hull Won*

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 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

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 Dogs Lost and Found

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

Image for article Modern Map-Making

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

Image for article Inspiring 50 years of Adventure

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

Image for article Taking to the Hills

Taking to the Hills

20 June 2017

George Fisher’s Retail Manager HELENA WHONE retires in August

Author: George Fisher

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