In The Press: Recon Mod Live & Rossignol Skis

Rossignol Attraxion in the press

Brand new Snow+Rock products were featured in the Independent on Saturday in their ‘Snow Traveller’ section as Mark Harris tested the best in traditional, updated and futuristic kit: Recon Mod Live – £319.99 The Recon Mod Live fits into compatible goggles to give you a heads-up display while you’re skiing or snowboarding. “Stay connected on […]

Learn More About GORE-TEX

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This winter Gore-tex features in a large proportion of our outer wear ranges, and with the fabric technology being introduced into more main stream winter sports products we thought we’d give you the low-down on the differences between the products: What is GORE-TEX FABRIC? GORE-TEX® fabrics are created by laminating GORE-TEX® membrane to high-performance textiles, […]

Matt Climbs Sea Cliffs In Pembrokeshire


We have a real mix of hardy outdoors types here at Snow+Rock. Whether it be weekend walking on the South Downs or long-distance cycle touring in foreign climes, it seems there’s always a new adventure being planned or just getting under way. Matt Jones, one of our Southern Outdoor Trainers, recently found himself on yet […]

Demo Board Update

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A very quick post for you today… On the very day that the Games get under way, we’ve got some Winter 2012/13 contenders to share with you. What you see here is demo stock, now available at our Hemel Hempstead and Chill Factore, Manchester stores. Why not take a look for yourself this weekend?

Summer Sun, Winter Training

Ok, so we’re all pretty consumed by the sudden hot spell which appears to have taken over the country. But here at Snow+Rock, our thoughts are already turning towards the winter season (not that we’re wishing away the sun, you understand!). Today, we’ve got a great video to share with you. It features top-class snowboarder, […]

These Boots Are Made For Walking


- and that’s just what they’ll do. One of these days these boots… Well, you know how it goes. But just what should you look for when choosing a pair of walking boots? Whether you simply need to keep the ol’ tootsies dry whilst out dog walking at weekends or are planning to head up […]

Rainy-day Inspiration

You may have noticed that we’ve been having a lot of rain here in the UK recently. Not very inspiring, some might say – it is summer after all! Others will tell you “there’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong choice of clothing” and that you should put on your waterproof jacket […]

Deal Of The Week!

Deal Of The Week

It’s that time of the week again, folks… We stock a great range of warm and waterproof clothing, to cover all your needs when heading out into less-than-favourable weather. Seeing as how summer is determined to hold back for just a little bit longer, we’re determined to help you beat the wet stuff! Our special […]

Tim Conquers The North Face 100

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It’s funny, the way people like to spend their spare time. For many, a gentle walk through a local woodland or a bike ride down by the shore fits the bill quite nicely. There are, however, those who prefer instead to throw the relaxation book out the window and push themselves to the limit. One […]

Snowboard Testing In Kaunertal


When it comes to selecting the range of equipment we offer, it won’t surprise you to know that many hours of decision making are involved. Back and forth, everything from technical specification to colour ranges are considered, to make sure we deliver the best possible selection. A few weeks ago, Mark Harries (snowboard Hardware Buyer) […]

Rate Your Gear… And Win!

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So, you’ve bought some new kit from us and you want to tell the world how great it is. If only there was an easy way… Well, would you believe it, there is – and it’s called Rate Your Gear! Reading a product’s official description is fine, but we all know the best way to […]

Competition Winner’s Report

Last winter we ran a competition to win a week’s trip to La Clusaz – the location of our Kids photoshoot. The winners would stay at the wonderful Snowlife Chalet Panoramic – a firm favourite with the photoshoot team. Understandably we had a vast number of entries and randomly selected one lucky winner – John […]