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, […]

These Boots Are Made For Walking


- 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 […]

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 […]

Deal Of The Week!

Deal Of The Week

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 […]

Tim Conquers The North Face 100

Tim with his well-deserved medal

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 […]

Snowboard Testing In Kaunertal


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) […]

Rate Your Gear… And Win!

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So, you’ve bought some new kit from us and you want to tell the world how great it is. If only there was an easy way… Well, would you believe it, there is – and it’s called Rate Your Gear! Reading a product’s official description is fine, but we all know the best way to […]

Competition Winner’s Report

Last winter we ran a competition to win a week’s trip to La Clusaz – the location of our Kids photoshoot. The winners would stay at the wonderful Snowlife Chalet Panoramic – a firm favourite with the photoshoot team. Understandably we had a vast number of entries and randomly selected one lucky winner – John […]

Robert Poth – Snow+Rock Sponsored Athlete

The 2011/12 Winter ski race season has been an incredible success for GB Children’s ski racer and Snow+Rock (Hemel) sponsored athlete Robert Poth age 14. The Race season began on a high in December 2011, with impressive wins in Champoluc, Italy at the British Alpine Ski Race Club Championships. Robert competed in both Giant Slalom and […]

SIGB Ski Test 2012 – Kuhtai, Austria

On Sunday 4th March 2012, a team of nine Snow+Rock employees boarded a plane bound for Austria. Their mission – to select next seasons’ range of skis! Each year the UK’s ski industry comes together to test next season’s equipment. Equipment manufacturers drive samples of their new product ranges out to resort for UK retailers […]

Rory McCrea – Kenya Road Trip

Rory McCrea

Last July I spent three weeks travelling in Kenya, an amazing country with a wildly diverse geography and varieties of wildlife. This brilliant adventure had many highlights, including trips to Hells Gate in the Rift Valley where I walked with buffalo and climbed a 2700m volcano, and to the Maasai Mara watching migrating herds of […]