Snowboarding in Niseko

Skiing in Niseko

Lucy from Head Office took a trip to Niseko, Japan and tells us what she found there.. It took 18 hours of travelling to get there, but as soon as our coach pulled into the welcome centre in Niseko we could tell we were in for a treat. From day one the snow didn’t stop […]

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 […]

Who is Scott Stevens?

Scott Stevens Pro Snowboarder

For the month of January, we’re giving away a CAPiTA snowboard, signed by Scott Stevens….but you may be wondering..who is he?! Scott Stevens is a member of the CAPiTA snowboard team and really good at what he does. Originally from Westfield, Massachusetts, he started snowboarding when he was 11. His Dad took him for skiing […]

The Anatomy of a Snow Boot

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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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Snowboard Testing In Kaunertal

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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) […]