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, […]
Are you on the lookout for a new pair of Teva shoes or sandals? Well, that’s handy – we’ve got a great 20% saving for you! Just print this coupon, fill in your name & email address and take it along to your local Snow+Rock store. Promotion ends 01.08.12.
- 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]