Monthly Archives: October 2012

A View To A Hill

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This week we see the celebration of 50 years of James Bond, and with this in mind we decided to take a look at some Go Outdoors gadgets that Bond could rely on.

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Britain: Powder and Fresh Tracks?

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Edges sharpened, bases waxed and holidays booked. It’s time again for many snow lovers to carve up the pistes of thousands of destinations around the world.

If you feel like I do when digging out your plank or planks from the cupboard, ready for the forth coming season, you regain the childlike excitement you used to get before life got too serious.

But as I often forget, this is normally lost the minute you start to look at this year’s lift ticket prices and (not as cheap as they first seem) hotels. Snow holidays as we all know…are expensive.

So if we can’t afford to head off to far away destinations, but we still want to get our fix, what do we do?

Is it possible to get powder and fresh tracks in our very own backyard?

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Have a GO…at Indoor Climbing

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As the nights draw in, and the temperature slowly creeps towards zero, we settle in for another traditional British winter.

Some of us withdraw to the comfort of our homes, staying warm in front of the fire, and others fly off to tropical climates to escape the big freeze.

But for a growing number of like minded individuals, it’s time to put in some winter training and hang out in what can only be described as an indoor adult playground.

Hanging high off the ground from their chalky fingertips, showing gravity defying physical prowess and possible feats of super human strength – we step into the world of indoor climbing.

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GO Outdoors Rab Experience Day

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Rab joined us for one of our staff experience days

As part of our continual product training programme, GO Outdoors partnered up with several brands to help inform our staff on their new autumn/winter ranges.

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