Adventure Skiing & Off Piste Safety

Adventure Skiing | Backcountry Skiing

Adventure skiing is skiing un-pisted ‘natural’ snow, generally outside designated ski areas. Whether you’re skiing just off-piste, close to all the amenities, lifts, restaurants or hiking up distant peaks far away from the madding crowd, safety has to be the number one priority. From transceivers, shovels, probes and ABS Airbag Packs, to the correct clothing and […]

Coming back to skiing after a 10 year absence

Courchevel

First, a very brief introduction to me and why I’m writing this blog post.  I’m 49 years old, married with three teenage kids and I work for Snow+Rock (as Multichannel Director).  Although I love sport passionately, I am, unlike virtually everyone else who works at Snow+Rock, not obsessive about winter sports.  I skied a few […]

End of Season Sale NOW ON!

End of Season Sale

Our annual end of season sale has arrived! Save 40% off a range of ski and snowboard clothing and equipment, as well as outdoor footwear and clothing. With reductions on brands including The North Face, Peak Performance, Scott, Eider, Burton and Helly Hansen, you can’t fail to find a great deal on all of your […]

Our best day’s skiing ever!

ISPO ski slopes

Every February a team of 10 or 12 from the Snow+Rock buying and marketing teams head to Munich for the annual ISPO trade show. Company Director Kevin Young tells us more about the impromptu ski trip afterwards… ISPO is one of the biggest winter and outdoor sports expo events in the world. Every year it […]

The Anatomy of a Snow Boot

The North Face Women's Nuptse Boot Fur IV

Snow boots are the talk of the town at the moment, as they can help make your day a little easier if you have to go out and about in snowy and icy conditions, whether you’re in the UK or going abroad.  We thought it would be helpful to give you a quick overview of […]

Ski Equipment Launch 2012

The Equipment Launch Team

Each year at the start of the season, the Snow + Rock  Equipment Supervisors from across the company come together in Manchester at the Chill Factore to find out about hot new products for the year ahead, improve their skills, expand their knowledge and test ski equipment. The Equipment Launch is run over 3 days […]

From Fire to Snow

Jamie on a recent ski trip to Colorado

Snow+Rock customer Jamie Hull takes the time to write in and tell us his story - battling back from a major burns injury in 2007 with ambitions to ski again: From Fire to Snow – By Jamie Hull Once upon a time – or so it felt like – I was just an ordinary guy living […]

Quiksilver Presents “Few Words” – London Premiere 15th November

“Breath-taking action, stunning landscapes…”  “One of the most talented skiers in the world…” LONDON PREMIERE THURSDAY 15th NOVEMBER, PRINCE CHARLES CINEMA, LEICESTER SQUARE Candide Thovex’s first feature-length film, FEW WORDS, will be premiered in London on Thursday 15th November at the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square.  Produced by Quiksilver, it shows the rise to fame […]