Decoding Arc’teryx


Arc’teryx are masters when it comes to technical clothing and we are continually blown away by the level of innovation and attention to detail that is evident in their designs. The brand work closely with GORE-TEX to create activity specific products that each have their home on the mountain, but with  so much tech doing […]

Arc’teryx: The Tech Behind The Brand


Arc’teryx are renowned for being at the cutting-edge of development, constantly evolving in order to provide you with the ultimate performance products. We’re going to look at the tech behind the brand and give you the lowdown on some of the unique features that set them apart         GORE-TEX is a waterproof, […]

Father’s Day Gifts

fathers day gifts

Stuck for Father’s day gift ideas? Here are a few suggestions for everyone’s budget… Under £10! Penguin books The Old Ways £9.99 Light My Fire Firesteel £8.99 Growers Cup organic coffee £1.99   Under £25! Victorinox Spartan £20.99 GSI Kung Foon £19.99 TKC Vortex Mega Howler £12.99   Under £50! Teva mens Abbett £49.99 Luger […]

Festival Top 10


As the festival season gets closer, we asked our buyers to put together a list of their ‘Top Ten’ festival camping items. They have come up with this list of things you just can’t do without … Vango Alpha 250 £69.99 This tent is packed full of features including a large front porch for your […]

Outdoor Summer Product Launch – 2013

39 Burbage Valley

Now that the snow has melted and the weather has returned to something resembling the seasonal norm, the time has come for our staff to put away their Skis, Snowboards and Ice Axes and get ready for new rock climbing, camping and walking adventures. In preparation for the new season, our training and buying teams […]

Snow+Rock Tips for Layering

Layering Tips

In order to maximize your time and enjoyment out on the slopes you need to keep warm. The secret to keeping warm is layering and warming your ‘core’ (vital organs). If your core is warm then your body can heat your extremities. If your core is cold then your body will focus on warming your […]