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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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English Alpine Championships 2017

22 February 2017

A review of the championships from Francesca Lee, Keswick ski racer.

Author: Francesca Lee

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Ski Racing Update 05.02.2017

5 February 2017

The low-down on my ski racing season to date....

Author: Francesca Lee

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October glacier training 2016

8 November 2016

So... I've just got back from an amazing 3 weeks on snow in the alps! I started off on the glacier in Hintertux, Austria and ended up on the glacier in Les Deux Alps, France, it was fantastic and I've written all about it!

Author: Francesca Lee

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Autumn staff picks

19 September 2016

What’s new for the Autumn season? Here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about…

Author: George Fisher

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Get organised!

19 September 2016

Equipment and Accessories buyer JON WICKHAM wants a place for everything, and everything in its place

Author: Jon Wickham

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Crane and Able

10 September 2016

Latest update from the Instanto Outdoors project featuring Leah Crane in Kentmere and Chris Fisher at Cam Crag, Wasdale

Author: Henry Iddon

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