Winter can now arrive! The North Face McMurdo has landed

Winter has finally arrived, with the belated arrival of The North Face McMurdo Down Insulated Waterproof Jacket, delayed by The North Face for a couple months it is now here, so bring on the cold weather! Update: We are not currently stocking The North Face McMurdo Parka. Our nearest equivalent from The North Face is … Continue reading Winter can now arrive! The North Face McMurdo has landed

Review of The North Face Women's Resolve Waterproof Jacket

Update: We are no longer stocking the Women's Resolve Jacket and instead recommend the Stormcloud Jacket from Berghaus. The North Face are famous for quality and style, whether it's a duffle bag or a waterproof jacket, the North Face can always be counted upon to be awesome. Today we are taking a look at one … Continue reading Review of The North Face Women's Resolve Waterproof Jacket

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

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

The Happy Valley Walking Festival 2010

Over a two week period, 15th - 31st October, Bollington will hold it's first walking festival. The two weeks will include over 30 walks and rambles, including child friendly activities, and many social events. Bollington is nestled in the Cheshire Peak District, close to Macclesfield. Bollington's surroundings are ideal for walkers of all levels. This … Continue reading The Happy Valley Walking Festival 2010

Breathable Waterproof Fabric Care

Breathable waterproof fabrics such as Gore Tex, eVent and Gelanots are highly technical and can be expensive. So it is not surprising that there are numerous products on the market that claim to protect and prolong the life of waterproof clothing. Is it necessary to use these fabric care products or will my waterproofs be … Continue reading Breathable Waterproof Fabric Care

What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?

If you're thinking about walking up Ben Nevis this could be the most important post that you will ever read! At 1,344 m, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Scotland and the UK. As such it is a very popular mountain for people to climb. It is often attempted by inexperienced hikers who have … Continue reading What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?