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Issue 102

Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of the George Fisher Update, the staff share their favourites with us, Graham Thompson tells us how to ensure a stress-free break with your dog, 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 Walk of the Month - The Newlands Round

Walk of the Month - The Newlands Round

6 March 2018

WALK OF THE MONTH with Car Free Walks - We’ve linked up with carfreewalks.org, the website for people who love walking but want to reduce their impact on the environment, to bring you this great walk #GETOUTSIDE WITH BRITAIN ON FOOT

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Win A Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody *Ended*

Win A Patagonia Micro Puff Hoody *Ended*

6 March 2018

WIN! A PATAGONIA MICRO PUFF HOODY, WORTH £250.  All you have to do is fill out your details and send the form in, and the winners – one male, one female – will be selected at random at the end of the promotion. The entry deadline is 12 May at midday 2018 - see entry form for full terms and conditions.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Bigger, Better and Tastier - Abraham's Cafe'

Bigger, Better and Tastier - Abraham's Cafe'

6 March 2018

Our Abrahams Café is open after a huge refurbishment 'The extra space is superb, and the new stairs look fantastic'

Author: George Fisher

Image for article The Adder by Alan Gane

The Adder by Alan Gane

6 March 2018

In a regular series, ALAN GANE MBE looks at the flora and fauna of the Lake District. This issue: the adder

Author: Alan Gane

Image for article MARMOT MAGIC at George Fisher UK

MARMOT MAGIC at George Fisher UK

6 March 2018

Welcoming a new brand to George Fisher!

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Lighter than Air - the New Osprey Levity Rucksack

Lighter than Air - the New Osprey Levity Rucksack

6 March 2018

Not quite, but Osprey’s new Levity backpack is impressively lightweight

Author: Osprey Europe

Image for article Power to the People - Gear Guide

Power to the People - Gear Guide

6 March 2018

Our Equipment and Accessory Buyer JON WICKHAM on mobile power sources

 

Author: Jon Wickham

Image for article John Muir Trust now manages Helvellyn

John Muir Trust now manages Helvellyn

6 March 2018

The John Muir Trust and the Lake District National Park Authority have completed formalities and signed an agreement to transfer the management of Glenridding Common, initially on a three-year lease.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Paw-fect Dog Holidays

Paw-fect Dog Holidays

6 March 2018

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: stress-free holidays for dogs and owners begin at home

Author: GrahamThompson

Image for article QUEST ACROSS THE QUEYRAS

QUEST ACROSS THE QUEYRAS

5 March 2018

Apparel and Footwear buyer LISA BERGERUD sets her holiday sights high

Author: Lisa Bergerud

Image for article Less is More with L.I.M

Less is More with L.I.M

5 March 2018

The new Haglöfs L.I.M. Comp Jacket proves the point

Author: Haglöfs UK

Image for article Nirvana in Nepal

Nirvana in Nepal

5 March 2018

Another result for our podiatry expert ANDREW STANLEY.

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 Staff Profile: Alex Winser

Staff Profile: Alex Winser

5 March 2018

Having never visited the Lake District before, I just had the odd picture from Google and the opinions of others to help finalise my decision in moving to this incredible place. I’ve been here for just over a year now, and it’s most definitely exceeded my expectations.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article BAGS OF TROUBLE

BAGS OF TROUBLE

5 March 2018

George Fisher General Manager PATRICK TAYLOR-BIRD examines bag options

Author: Patrick Taylor-Bird

Image for article Staff Picks for Spring

Staff Picks for Spring

5 March 2018

Now things are warming up, here’s a selection of items that our staff are particularly excited about…

Author: George Fisher

Image for article 'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

5 March 2018

Our man in Chamonix, mountain guide MARK SEATON, meets a legendary coach

Author: Mark Seaton

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