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Image for article These are the well-used Meindl boots of a retired local porter by Rob Fraser

These are the well-used Meindl boots of a retired local porter by Rob Fraser

28 June 2019

Ever wondered what it must be like to work as a high-altitude porter? Kendal-based land artist, photographer, and mountain guide Rob Fraser was driven by his curiosity when he secured a job working alongside a crew of six porters on the trail to Everest Base Camp in April of 2014. 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Win a Salomon Women's Out Day 20+4 Rucksack *ENDED*

Win a Salomon Women's Out Day 20+4 Rucksack *ENDED*

10 June 2019

Your Chance to win a Salomon Women's Out Day Pack. ENDS 10th July 2019.

ENDED Competition Winner is Jill from Aberdeen

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Patagonia R1 Hoody

Patagonia R1 Hoody

25 April 2019

Staff member Rich reviews the R1 hoody

Author: George Fisher

Image for article PUSHING ON with Mark Seaton

PUSHING ON with Mark Seaton

15 November 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, says sometimes it’s worth just going for it.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article Staff Profile Richard Smith

Staff Profile Richard Smith

15 November 2018

Richard joined our team here at George Fisher recently, he's our Digital Marketing Assistant and has told us a little bit more about himself for this edition of The Update.

Author: Rich

Image for article INTRODUCING THE MICROLIGHT SUMMIT by RAB

INTRODUCING THE MICROLIGHT SUMMIT by RAB

15 November 2018

Here at George Fisher we try to make sure we stock the right equipment to help you enjoy your next adventure without having to worry about getting too cold, too hot or too wet, Rab is one of the brands we are proud to stock.

Author: Rab

Image for article KESWICK MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM DONATION

KESWICK MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM DONATION

15 November 2018

George Fisher has supported the Keswick Mountain Rescue from the very beginning. In fact George himself started the Keswick Mountain Rescue team so it's very much part of who we are.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Night Navigation

Night Navigation

16 October 2018

Equipment and Accessories buyer JON WICKHAM on how to gain confidence in the dark

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article Socktober is Here at George Fisher

Socktober is Here at George Fisher

11 October 2018

This “SOCKTOBER” SMARTWOOL aims to REPAIR & RESTORE SCAFELL PIKE with your help. Every pair of Smartwool Socks sold in October, Smartwool will donate £1 to Fix the Fells.

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

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