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Christmas Gifts for Skiiers

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These gifts are snow joke. 

Do you know somebody who just loves snow sports, or is heading out on the slopes after Christmas? Whether you’re skiing, boarding, or simply watching from the comfort of the ski lodge with hot chocolate in hand, we’ve got some great gift ideas from our skiwear range, including Jackets for the whole family, Goggles & more

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How To Shoot Fantastic Outdoor Photographs – Whatever Your Device

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How To Shoot Outdoor Photos Like A Pro – Whatever Your Device

You’re new to the outdoors and you want to show your friends and family just what they’re missing out on. So how can you entice them to join you on your countryside walk or mountain biking trip? By capturing incredible, high-quality images that reflect exactly how you saw the landscape – striking, colourful, and dramatic.

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Tips for Capturing Great Actioncam Shots

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Acquire awe-inspiring footage with an action camera

They say a picture is worth a thousand words but sometimes there’s nothing quite like video to capture the whole story in all of its glory. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your action camera.

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Discover the Outdoors With Your DSLR

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Delight in detail with your DSLR

Taking a step up from your smartphone? We’ve asked some professional photographers for some great tips for capturing those winning shots with a DSLR camera.

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Tips for Better Photos on Your Smartphone

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How to take fantastic outdoor photographs with your smartphone

Only have your smartphone to hand? There’s nothing stopping you from capturing great shots of your outdoor experience. Follow these tips for better shots.

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Top 10 Outdoor Documentaries on UK Netflix

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Our pick of the best outdoor docs currently on Netflix UK 

I know, I know it seems strange that we would recommend that you stay indoors, it even goes against our name, but some nights or weekends you simply want to sit back and relax with some TV. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favourite outdoor documentaries that are currently (time of writing) on the popular on-demand service, Netflix.

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50 Reasons to Visit the Lake District

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The GO Guide to the Lake District: 
50 Reasons to Visit the Lake District

The Lake District is one of the nations favourite National Park, and if you ask many fans of the outdoors it is their go to area of the country for many different outdoor activities. We’ve pulled together a list of reasons you should definitely make a trip to the Lakes this year.

 

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10 Activities to Try in The Lake District

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The GO Guide to the Lake District – Something New

In the final edition of our GO Guide to the Lake District we touch on some activities that might be new to you. For example, did you know you could ski in the Lake District during the winter? Maybe you fancy a ride on a heavy horse, a spot of potholing. We cover off 10 of our favourite ‘something new’ activities below.

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Which Six Nations country is best for the outdoors?

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You’re pretty good at rugby – but what are your outdoor pursuits like?

We asked you to help us rank the six nations countries to find which had the most to offer somebody who was interested in the outdoors. You voted, and here are the results:

 

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Six Nations of the Outdoors: Scotland

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It’s difficult to escape the popularity of the Six Nations rugby tournament at this time of year, but while the teams duke it out on the field, we asked GO Outdoors blog readers to vote for which of the Six Nation countries was the best for the outdoors person. The country that you voted top of the list is here: Scotland!

High life in the highlands

Six Nations of the Outdoors: 1st Place Scotland

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Six Nations of the Outdoors: France

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It’s difficult to escape the popularity of the Six Nations rugby tournament at this time of year, but while the teams duke it out on the field, we asked GO Outdoors blog readers to vote for which of the Six Nation countries was the best for the outdoors person. In joint 4th place you voted our friends, France.

Lets take a look at why France is great for adventure.

Six Nations of the outdoors joint 4th Place – France

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Six Nations of the Outdoors: Italy

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It’s difficult to escape the popularity of the Six Nations rugby tournament at this time of year, but while the teams duke it out on the field, we asked GO Outdoors blog readers to vote for which if the Six Nation countries was the best for the outdoors person. In sixth place and receiving the wooden spoon we have: Italy.

Is Italy underrated for adventure? We think so.

Six Nations of the Outdoors: 6th Place Italy.

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Mountain Tracks: Taking you from ‘Zero’ to ‘Alpine Hero’

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I’m sitting in my kitchen with the smell of fresh coffee slowly awakening the sinuses. My porridge with banana and a dash of honey is starting to congeal, my attention being drawn to the GO Outdoors product booklet. Even though I seem to have amassed a mountain of kit over the years, I still can’t resist eyeballing the offers. The depth, breadth and value of the products offered always amazes me.

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“On the Wrist” navigation: Garmin Fenix vs Suunto Core

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Two men with healthy egos… two watches with a point to prove… and a race across the hills to the finish.

It was time to test the latest technology in electronic navigation and see which device could help Mike or Ollie become king of the navigators.

Who will prevail?

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Ultimate Winter Product – Yaktrax Ice Grips

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Imagine having the ability to never slip over on an icy surface, to be able to walk with ease in all conditions with 100% confidence. Is this possible?

Well this week on the GO Outdoors Show, Mike and Ollie decided to test this theory.

It was time to have a race…

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GO Outdoors Top 10 Christmas Gifts

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There’s only 12 days to go and you still can’t decide what to buy…well worry no more! We’ll do it for you.

When it comes to being organised at Christmas and getting everything you need way in advance, for some reason it never seems to happen. You just can’t think what to get!

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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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