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Issue 101

Welcome to the Winter 2017 edition of the George Fisher Update, John tells us about Ski Fitting Head-to-Toe, Graham Thompson tells us why a Dog's not just for Christmas, as well as inspirational stories, the latest news on what’s in the store. You can view or download the PDF version by clicking on the link ... or read the individual articles listed below.

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Image for article Which Watch? 'A brief guide' by Jon Wickham

Which Watch? 'A brief guide' by Jon Wickham

15 December 2017

JON WICKHAM, George Fisher Uk's Equipment and Accessory Buyer, advice on watch technologies to help steer you through the complex maze of buying a sports watch.

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article Weather Forecasts? Don't Trust them!

Weather Forecasts? Don't Trust them!

14 December 2017

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, says you need to expect the unexpected.

Author: Mark Seaton

Image for article George Fisher Staff Profile 'Sam Sharp'

George Fisher Staff Profile 'Sam Sharp'

14 December 2017

This issue featuring SAM SHARP 'It has been a very memorable season for me, becoming the youngest cricketer to take five wickets in one over, and the fifth in all-time cricket history!'

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Dam Nation 'Raising River Awareness' with Patagonia

Dam Nation 'Raising River Awareness' with Patagonia

14 December 2017

VICTORIA KIMBER joins Patagonia in 'Raising River awareness in Bosnia and Herzegovina' as part of the Save the Blue Heart of Europe Campaign.

Author: Victoria Kimber

Image for article A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

14 December 2017

"Dogs are without doubt the absolute best hill walking companions I know of, but they take commitment that may extend from 10 to 15 or more years, so they are not something to take on board casually during a whim; truly a dog is for life, not just for Christmas" by Trail Editor and Pet Behaviour Counsellor Graham Thompson

Author: GrahamThompson

Image for article Thank YOU for helping Fix the Fells

Thank YOU for helping Fix the Fells

14 December 2017

George Fisher fundraising helped Green Gable path repairs “The work, which took 16 man days in total, has involved making one clearer, sustainable path line, whilst using subtle landscaping with local materials to protect the fragile hillside"

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Encounters with Wainwright by David Johnson

Encounters with Wainwright by David Johnson

14 December 2017

“When David first mentioned the Encounters with Wainwright project, I knew it would be a winner. More, it would in a way set the record straight … Discover a new, more rounded Wainwright in the pages of this excellent book.” (Eric Robson)

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Ski Fitting Head-To-Toe with John Owens

Ski Fitting Head-To-Toe with John Owens

14 December 2017

Our in-house ski expert JOHN OWENS recommends getting a good fit first 'The temptation is to buy the option matching the outfit, or favourite colour (we all do it!) but that may be a costly mistake'

Author: John Owens

Image for article Local Legends 'Des and Gordie Oliver'

Local Legends 'Des and Gordie Oliver'

14 December 2017

'Des is an absolute ‘Lakeland legend’ having been active all his life in the mountains, taking part in many early climbing ascents and fell-running feats. Des started skiing just after the war on Helvellyn'

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Our sponsored skier FRANCESCA LEE is 'race-ready'

Our sponsored skier FRANCESCA LEE is 'race-ready'

14 December 2017

George Fisher UK are very proud to sponsor skier FRANCESCA LEE “I was able to use my new slalom skis in Zermatt and Stelvio, and I loved them, thank you for getting them sorted."

 

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Walk of Month - Muncaster Fell and Glannoventa Fort

Walk of Month - Muncaster Fell and Glannoventa Fort

13 December 2017

'The West Coast side of the Lake District has some fantastic walks, and is much quieter than the tourist traps in the middle' #GetOutside

Author: George Fisher

Image for article The Buzzard 'Flora and Fauna of the Lake District'

The Buzzard 'Flora and Fauna of the Lake District'

13 December 2017

'While most commonly seen in flight, buzzards may occasionally be spotted sitting hunched on the limb of a tree, especially in winter, or on a post or pole'

Author: Alan Gane

Image for article Winter in the Lakes 'Gearing up for Cold Weather'

Winter in the Lakes 'Gearing up for Cold Weather'

13 December 2017

Winter in the Lakes 'Gearing up for Cold Weather'

Author: Lisa Bergerud

Image for article The Consumer Conundrum

The Consumer Conundrum

13 December 2017

George Fisher GM Patrick Taylor-Bird on environmental impact

Author: Patrick Taylor-Bird

Image for article What's new for the winter season?

What's new for the winter season?

7 December 2017

Here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about...

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Being Present

Being Present

4 December 2017

Thoughts on being present in the moment.

Author: Mark Wright

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