The winter season’s just kicking off, so now’s the time to delve into your garage/attic/cupboards and see how your skis have fared over the summer. If you heavily waxed them before you stored them, then it’s time to strip off the old and put new wax on. If you’ve not touched them since you got [...]
….Íde Bríd from Cork, Ireland! Congratulations! Here’s the board against the realistic mountain backdrop in the office, just before we post it out… Gutted you missed out? Check out the rest of our snowboards and watch out for other competitions coming soon!
It’s that time of the year in the Snow + Rock warehouse where we start to get excited about the new winter season. Our buying teams have been out sourcing the very best brands from all over the world and ensuring all the new kit arrives in the warehouse before the weather turns cold and [...]
“This is a Voluntary Recall Notice from Wild Country” 29th October 2012 For the safety of all of our customers we are issuing an immediate recall of the Wild Country Ropeman 3. If you own a Wild Country Ropeman 3 please read this notice carefully and follow the instructions: “How to Return the Product”. Reason [...]
We’re really pleased to announce the addition of special Salomon brand stores to our Croydon & Chill Factore Snow+Rock stores! Salomon is a leading outdoor and winter sports brand producing footwear, clothing and equipment and was founded in 1947 in the heart of the French Alps. Since then, they’ve been creating innovative products that enhance [...]
This week we opened our newest store in Gloucester Quays Outlet Centre! You can now visit us at Unit 64 where you’ll be able to find clothing, footwear and accessories from the world’s best winter sports and outdoor brands such as Arc’teryx, Berghaus, The North Face, Salomon, Burton, Columbia, Eider and Quiksilver – all at [...]
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 [...]
Mammut recalls the 2012 Via Ferrata Sets Tec Step Bionic, Tec Step Classic, Tec Step Brenta Classic and Tec Step Bionic Turn from the market as a precaution. In August 2012, there was a fatal accident involving a Via Ferrata set from a competitor brand. As an immediate response, different testing institutes tested Via Ferrata [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
Checkout this video Salomon have produced for us of one of our staff members fitting the new Salomon X-Max 120. If this inspires you to get some new boots this season and you want some friendly advice why not pop into one of our stores. We also have our end of summer sale running at [...]
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 [...]
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?
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, [...]