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Image for article 5in5 2020 - 5 Peaks in 5 hours

5in5 2020 - 5 Peaks in 5 hours

Date: 20 June 2020

Location: Buttermere (above the church)

5 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District to be completed in 5 hours Challenge

Author: 10in10

Image for article 10in10 2020 - 10 Peaks in 10 hours

10in10 2020 - 10 Peaks in 10 hours

Date: 20 June 2020

Location: Swinside Inn, Newlands Valley

10 Peaks Challenge in the Lake District to be completed in 10 hours.

Author: 10in10

Image for article Podiatry Advice Clinic - 1st and 2nd November

Podiatry Advice Clinic - 1st and 2nd November

Date: 01 November 2019 - 02 November 2019

Location: In-store at George Fisher

Podiatrist Andrew Stanley will be in the George Fisher store offering 1:1 help and advice for your feet.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Win £150 Worth of La Sportiva Footwear

Win £150 Worth of La Sportiva Footwear

26 September 2019

George Fisher is very proud to stock this strong Italian brand and we have a great range of footwear from climbing shoes to winter boots and everything in between. This is your chance to win £150 worth of your choice of footwear. Competition ends midday 25th October, 2019.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article SQUIRRELS, ‘NACKS’ AND WALKING UPHILL by Patrick Taylor-Bird

SQUIRRELS, ‘NACKS’ AND WALKING UPHILL by Patrick Taylor-Bird

26 August 2019

George Fisher General Manager PATRICK TAYLOR-BIRD discovers ‘active insulation’

Author: Patrick Taylor-Bird

Image for article Walking with my camera by Carmen Norman

Walking with my camera by Carmen Norman

26 July 2019

A photo walk takes you on a walk in the Lake District, pointing out the key places for photographs and fits in well with Carmen's role as a George Fisher ambassador. Learn more about these events and join us on her next one.

Author: CarmenNorman

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 Me and my Meindl's

Me and my Meindl's

17 April 2019

Picking the perfect walking boot can be like finding a best friend, all the same rules apply.. do they have the same interests, do they support you, are they ready for anything and do they like long walks in the outdoors, no matter what the weather?

Author: Rachel Kearns

Image for article Over the Hill at Sixty Something?

Over the Hill at Sixty Something?

12 April 2019

Barry Holmes’ book about fell running the 214 ‘Wainwrights’ aged 60 started as a physical challenge and ended up as a publishing one, as he turned each run into an intricate hand-drawn map. Over the Hill at 60 is one of our best selling books here at Fishers.

 

Author: George Fisher

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