We have a huge range of sleeping mats, from ultra light to ultra comfortable, we've got one for you.

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We're now stocking Salomon and have a range of their running products, including shoes, packs and accessories.

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Have a look at our Suunto Watches - we stock the Ambit 3 Peak, Sport and Run in a wide variety of models.

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Welcome to Facewest

At our core we're outdoor entusiasts who really care about providing the best outdoor kit. We've been skiing, climbing, paragliding and hiking for decades. Facewest has now been trading for nearly 20 years. Read a quick history of the business here.

We genuinely believe we offer a better service than any other outdoor web site. This is backed up by our customer satisfaction rating of 9.9 out of 10, currently the highest in the outdoor industry as measured by Trustpilot. See our ratings here. We are an independent retailer, currently a team of 10.

Latest Blog Posts  

  • Suunto Updates - 06th May
    Updates for Ambit 3 software, Smart Sensor HR and iOS Movescount App. I haven't connected my Ambit 3 to my PC for a while but did so today. A mandatory update followed and I noticed that the iOS app also updated last week. The summary of the updates is more…
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  • HUGE Clearance Deals - 01st May
    To make this Bank Holiday that bit more special, we've got loads of HUGE clearance deals now available at facewest.co.uk! At least 40% off clothing     Packs on Sale Ski Equipment Sale …
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  • Facewest’s ‘How To’ – Choose A Sleeping Mat - 29th Apr
    See also: Sleeping Mat Comparison Chart, a direct comparison between every mat we stock. At Facewest we stock a large range of mats in three brands: Thermarest, Exped and Sea to Summit. I've tried to keep this article as short and simple as possible without missing any important information,…
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  • Pro Review – Salomon S-Lab Fellcross 3 - 27th Apr
    Pro Reviewer: Stuart is co-owner and buying director at Facewest. Stuart has 20 years experience of mountain and endurance sports. He is now in the very fortunate position of being offered lots of kit to test from a host of brands. Although he does not often test the long…
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  • Did you see? - 24th Apr
    In case you missed them on our Facebook page, we thought we'd share some of the highlights this week on the facewest.co.uk blog. No fear. New Mammut toys in stock A great Candide Thovex spoof Funny T bar fail // The old friend the T-bar.. Posted by Facewest.co.uk on Monday, 20 April 2015 Click the…
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  • 40% Off Mammut Avalanche Airbags - 23rd Apr
    While stocks last... For a limited time we've taken a massive 40% off the RRP of all Mammut Avalanche packs available at facewest.co.uk, because it's always snowing somewhere in the world, right!? Take advantage of this incredible offer while you can - they won't be around for long. Click here to…
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  • Pro Review – Arc’teryx Cerium LT Hoody - 22nd Apr
    Pro Reviewer: Arc'teryx say: "Streamlined, lightweight down hoody filled with 850 white goose down. This backcountry specialist hoody is intended primarily as a mid layer in cool, dry conditions." Okay, so first things first. Down jackets can be lovely things to wear, and that is one of the reasons you…
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  • Pro Review – Rab VR Lite Alpine Jacket - 20th Apr
    Pro Reviewer: Ric is a North Wales based Guide who has a small guiding company called RPM Guiding. Ric teaches rock climbing and mountaineering in summer, and works as a backcountry ski and splitboard guide in winter. Click to see more about Ric. "This really does warrant the tag of “versatile”.…
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  • Oliver’s Haute Route – Guest blog - 16th Apr
      The following article is written by Oliver Chipperfield, who, in March 2015 completed a traverse of the Haute Route. We thought we would share Oliver's advice and experience with the community, and hope that it may help people with planning their own expedition. "The trip had been a long…
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  • Pro Review – Arc’teryx Beta LT Jacket - 14th Apr
    Pro Reviewer: "For me the makings of a good hardshell jacket, is if I barely notice I’m wearing it. So, with the revised Beta LT Jacket, have Arc’teryx achieved just that?" Performance: ★★★★★ Style: ★★★★★ Value: ★★★★★ In short, yes, the Beta LT Jacket is such a piece. Lightweight, durable and flexible with…
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