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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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:
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.
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
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.
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
A foggy day in the hills
My name is Bonnie and I work in the Clydebank branch of GO Outdoors as the outdoor footwear senior. I am also currently attending college and I am taking the HND Outdoor Education course with hopes of one day becoming an outdoor instructor. Read more
You may remember an older post where Neil from GO Outdoors Southampton reeled in a couple of big ones. We have a few keen fishermen across our store and head office staff and it’s always good to see a photo of the catch. Read more