Staff Stories

Staff Stories: Swimming the Channel for Charity

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Just keep swimming

On 22nd August 2015, Ian Parker, our Store Manager in Blackburn, and three of his fellow swimming coaches from Preston Swimming Club are taking on the massive challenge of swimming the English Channel, from Dover to France.

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Staff Stories: Old Climbs Lead to a Trip Down Memory Lane

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Enjoying Christmas Curry for the First Time in 30 years

GO Outdoors founder John Graham recounts a day in Snowdonia with the Mail on Sunday health editor, Barney Calman, climbing some routes that he hadn’t tackled in years.

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Staff Stories: Tackling Everest Basecamp

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Giving you an insight into the adventures of our staff members

At GO Outdoors, we love to hear about the adventures you’re planning when you pop into our stores for your gear. We love the outdoors as well, and our store and head office staff are often out on their own adventures to tackle the great outdoors.

In this blog we hear from Tim of our Colchester store as he prepares for a month long trip to Nepal to take on Everest basecamp.

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Staff Story – Matt GO Outdoors Newcastle

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Meet the staff at GO Outdoors

GO Outdoors staff whether from head office or in store are into many different aspects of the outdoors. Whether they’re avid bikers, dedicated campers, intrepid climbers etc, the outdoors is a big part of their spare time. In this blog series we’ll be telling the stories of some of our staff that help make up GO Outdoors.

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Calibre Mountain Bikes – First Ride!

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We’d seen the bikes in the office and had been itching to get our hands on them for weeks. It was finally time for a test ride.

The Calibre bikes were designed to be ideal for UK trail riding, so where better as a testing ground than our local trail in Sheffield, Parkwood Springs. Read more

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LeGO Outdoors

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A GO Outdoors store made from Lego bricks

A member of staff at GO Outdoors Norwich has recently taken their love for Lego models and used it to create a miniature GO Outdoors store from the bricks. Here is the finished product:

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Mammut Experience Day

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GO staff hit the hills with the guys from Mammut

Mammut are on the rise here in the UK, offering some great high end technical gear to tackle some of the worlds worst conditions. To help get our staff involved in what they do, Mammut offered to take GO staff on a Mammut experience day, to find out exactly what the Mammoth was all about.

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Staff Choices: Top 5 Sleeping Bags 2013

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Which gear would our staff choose from the upcoming season?

In this series, we’ll be asking members of our head office staff to pick their top 5 products in specific categories for the upcoming season, to help you guys get a sense of what we’re really excited about hitting the shelves.

Top 5 Sleeping Bags by Nick – Camping Buyer

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Gareth and his Viking head to Land’s End!

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Have you ever fancied a challenge? 230 miles? Cycling day and night? No sleep?

Gareth from our Exeter store did, and he is due to set off on the 29th September to raise money for Mountain Rescue.

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Heli-biking for our newest staff member

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Take the strain out of uphill cycling…with a helicopter. 

What were you doing around the end of November? Our new Cycling buyer Mike Sanderson was out in New Zealand taking helicopters into the hills and cycling back down. Seems like fun, right? Mike is an avid biker and always looking for the next thrill on two wheels, he recently passed through an article written by travel writer Jeff Kavanagh, who wrote up their experience in New Zealand last month. Read more

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