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) […]
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 […]
It goes without saying that mountain safety is paramount when planning your next adventure and the more awareness we can create, the better. Last November, Snow+Rock partnered with The North Face and Ski Club of Great Britain to host a series of seven evenings designed to educate skiers and snowboarders about the risks of avalanches. […]
Here at Snow+Rock we’re proud to introduce new US brand POLER. Started in 2011 by Benjii Wagner and Kharma Vella, skate and snow boarders who recognised the demand from fellow skaters, snowboarders and surfers looking for cool, practical outdoor kit to take on road trips. Developing the Poler product they wanted to make stuff for […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We’re back from the SIGB Ski Test in Kuhtai – great week testing all the skis for next season. Lots of great products to look forward to! Here are some photos and watch this space for a full report.