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Buy any Arcteryx Winter 2016 item priced at £90 or over and receive a free Arcteryx Word Head Beanie with an RRP of £30!

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We have a ridiculously large range of packs and bags. Travelling, commuting, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, skiing and running are all covered.

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If you want to stay out late then you'll need a headtorch and we have definitely got one for you. From 80 lumens to over 2000 and everything in between.

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Welcome to Facewest

Born from a desire to combine their love of the mountains with gainful employment, Jake and Stu founded Facewest in 1997. At our core we're keen outdoor people who really care about providing the best kit for enthusiasts like us. We've been skiing, climbing, paragliding, running and hiking for decades. Read about our journey, from ski bums selling transceivers and shovels out of a Fiat Panda in the French alps, to an independent specialist outdoor retailer.

We run an outdoor shop for kit monsters just like us. We select only the equipment that we would want to use ourselves from established and trusted brands. Value for money is always important but performance and reliability are paramount, nobody wants to have their adventures compromised by equipment failure. We love kit, not just the bright shiny "newness" of it but the specific features and details that make a great product stand out from the crowd. If you want to talk to us then we are available by phone or email both before and after your purchase. We have an awesome customer service record which is backed up by our outstanding overall score on the independent review site Trustpilot.

When you shop with us at facewest.co.uk you'll receive 5% of the order value as a discount off your next purchase. We hope that once you have shopped with us we will be able to help you with the gear you need for years to come.



Latest Blog Posts  

  • Facewest’s Summer Holidays - 23rd Sep
    With summer over and the Facewest office well and truly into the autumn/winter 2016 season we've been reflecting on what the staff here have been up to over the summer. Here a few photos from our summer adventures. Luke My main trip was to Chamonix. For just over 2 weeks…
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  • Pro Review – Black Diamond Viper Ice Axes - 21st Sep
    Pro Reviewer: Dave Sarkar of Climbing Gear Reviews checks out the new Black Diamond Viper Ice Axes. He'll be updating the review as the winter season progresses so it's worth checking back on the CGR website, click HERE for a link to the latest update on the Viper review. My…
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  • Free Arcteryx Beanie! - 15th Sep
      Just what it says! Buy any Arcteryx Winter 2016 item priced at over £90 and get a free Word Head Toque/Beanie with an RRp of £30. Excellent. Click to view the Arcteryx Winter 2016 range …
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  • New Rab Products for Autumn & Winter 2016 - 09th Sep
    Another week at this time of year means more new arrivals, this time it's our Rab stuff which is (mostly) here! There are quite a few new bits this year so here are some highlights from the range. You can view the entire range here. The Zero G Jacket.…
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  • Arcteryx Autumn Winter Range 2016 - 23rd Aug
    We've now got the autumn bits from Arc'teryx's Autumn Winter 2016 range in stock and the winter/ski bits due in in a month and available to backorder. You can view the entire range here. Here are a few new and updated items from the range... The Proton LT Hoody is…
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  • Suunto FAQs - 05th Aug
    With the popularity of the Suunto Ambits 3s and Traverse†a few customers have been calling for help with some issues they are having setting up their watch and figuring out all the functionality. There are some common themes running through most of the conversations I have had so Iíll…
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  • Camping Stoves at Facewest - 27th Jul
    We've got a brand new article to help you pick a stove. Below is a condensed version, but you can read the whole article here - How to Choose a Stove. How to Pick a Stove Picking your way through the large array of stoves that are currently available on…
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  • Climbing Ropes - 08th Jul
    This summer we've overhauled our range of climbing ropes and have now got an excellent selection of the best ropes available. We've got everything you could need whether you're cragging at Stanage, heading to Kalymnos, scrambling in Wales, tackling big routes in the Lakes or going to summit…
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  • Get a free Facewest Nalgene Bottle with all Summer 2016 Softshell Jackets! - 01st Jul
    What the title says! Have a look at our excellent range of Softshells - CLICK HERE! …
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  • Choosing A Climbing Helmet - 22nd Jun
    Helmets are an increasingly common sight as the prevailing opinion on aesthetics changes. They used to only be associated with trad climbing on loose mountain crags but thankfully this is no longer the case. As helmet designs improve and they get lighter, more comfortable and cooler looking every…
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