Summer Windproof Jackets

Standing in our shop last week I had an epiphany whilst examining two different windshirts, a thought came into my mind which stunned me that wind proof clothing is even more versatile than I thought! Now in my defence I know Waterproof Jackets are 100% windproof, but what I was thinking about was the other windproof … Continue reading Summer Windproof Jackets


The North Face Atlas Triclimate Jacket Review

Update: We are not currently selling the Altas jacket, instead we have The North Face Zenith Triclimate Jacket, which is similar. The North Face brand is one which is known for producing supremely high quality and innovative products. Today we are taking a look at a waterproof jacket which has been part of their collection … Continue reading The North Face Atlas Triclimate Jacket Review

Best Songs for Walking, Climbing and Running

Ever since the invention of the Sony Walkman outdoor enthusiasts have been able to take their music with them on their adventures. Back in the good old days it meant lots of extra weight, there was not an ultralight option! If you moved abruptly the cassette anti-rolling mechanism couldn't cope and your tunes would speed … Continue reading Best Songs for Walking, Climbing and Running

Forestry Panel invites your views on the future of England's woodland

Earlier this year the coalition government proposed conversational plans to sell off much of England's forestry and other woodland. After a public outcry the government stood down from it's position offering to create a panel to report back and suggest the future of the forests. The independent panel of 12 members, chaired by Right Rev James Jones - … Continue reading Forestry Panel invites your views on the future of England's woodland

Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Last year we brought you an exclusive interview with John Loader from the RSPB highlighting the charity's campaign to further protect and raise the awareness of birds of prey, we reported on the campaign and how successful it had become raising people's awareness. Amongst other advantages of having birds of prey in the eco system, … Continue reading Red Kite Tourism Boosts Local Economy

Pro-Adventure Racer Mike Kloser Interview

Mike Kloser is one of the world's top endurance athletes. He is an Adventure Racing and Mountain Biking World Champion. Among his many achievements, Mike has won the AR World Championships 5 times, Eco Challenge 3 times and Primal Quest 5 times. Before taking up Adventure Racing, Mike Kloser was a dedicated Mountain Biker and … Continue reading Pro-Adventure Racer Mike Kloser Interview

Nine Edges Race Peak District

The Nine Edges Race in the Peak District is for walkers, runners, climbers and mountain bikers. Starting from Fairholmes Car Park, the route takes competitors over nine gritstone edges to the Robin Hood pub, near Baslow. For walkers, runners and climbers the distance covered is 20 miles, for mountain bikers 32 miles. There is no … Continue reading Nine Edges Race Peak District