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

View Now

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

View Now

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

View Now

Welcome to Facewest

We offer top quality outdoor products and the highest level of customer service. We are now in our 15th year trading.

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 a independent retailer, currently a team of 10.

Latest Blog Posts  

  • 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…
    Click to read full post.
  • 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…
    Click to read full post.
  • Fancy 10% Off New Mammut Equipment? - 10th Apr
    As a special introductory offer we're giving you a voucher which entitles you to a further 10% off everything in the Mammut Spring/Summer 2015 range! Save an extra 10% on brand new top of the range harnesses, ropes, chalk bags, sleeping bags, clothing and more from Mammut. This offer expires…
    Click to read full post.
  • Pro Review – Rab MeCo 120 Tee - 09th 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. "Rab have done a great job of making…
    Click to read full post.
  • Pro Review – Arc’teryx Alpha Comp Pant - 08th Apr
    Pro Reviewer: Andy Perkins is the Equipment and Partnerships Officer for the British Mountain Guides and is based in Chamonix. His work ranges from classic summer alpinism through to ski touring in Arctic Norway. He's been a guide for 12 years and before that spent another 12 years…
    Click to read full post.
  • Pro Review – Rab Microlight Alpine - 02nd 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 lightweight down jacket from Rab has been…
    Click to read full post.
  • New Mountain Equipment Spring/Summer 2015 Range - 01st Apr
    Available now at Facewest.co.uk - the new Spring/Summer range from Mountain Equipment! See it all here Shivling Jacket The Shivling Jacket is a high performance waterproof jacket that has been balanced to produce one of the lightest Gore-Tex Pro jackets available. With it's minimum Alpine fit the Shivling will not only…
    Click to read full post.
  • Pro Review – Black Diamond Couloir Harness - 31st Mar
    I've used the Couloir harness for ski touring and ice climbing, and that's what makes it different to other ski harnesses. Although "designed with the ski tourer in mind" the Couloir has enough features to make it a good mountaineering and climbing harness too. There are lighter ski…
    Click to read full post.
  • Salomon Running Shoes - 26th Mar
    This week I was lucky enough to go on a Salomon shoe test event in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Great timing as we have just had 6 pairs of Salomon shoes added to our off road running range.  Before I get onto the shoes, one word about Salomon sizing.…
    Click to read full post.
  • Brand New Arc’teryx Spring/Summer 2015 Range - 25th Mar
      Available now at Facewest.co.uk - the new range of Spring/Summer clothing (and footwear!) from Arc'teryx! See it all here As usual, there's so much gear to gawp at that it's hard to choose our favourites - but here goes... Alpha SL Jacket The Arcteryx Alpha SL Jacket has been designed to be…
    Click to read full post.