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

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Latest Blog Posts  

  • 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.…
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  • 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…
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  • Pro Review – Black Diamond Raven Ultra Ice Axe - 25th Mar
    Pro Reviewer: "I have used the Raven Ultra mainly for ski touring and ski mountaineering and it’s lightweight simplicity, makes it perfect for this. It has a stainless steel head and pick which actually work on proper ice, unlike some of the lightweight aluminium axes I have used. The…
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  • Pro Review – Coll Tex Whizzz Skins - 20th Mar
    Pro Reviewer: Graham Frost is a British Mountain Guide living in Evolene, Switzerland, where he runs Frostguiding, offering year-round climbing and ski guiding. Click to see more about Graham. "I've been using these skins for a few weeks now in a variety of snow conditions. Although it's still 'early' ski touring…
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  • Skis and Bindings – Up to 40% Off This Season’s Gear! - 17th Mar
    40% OFF - Grab this season's skis at a great price Skis on Sale We stock a range of touring capable bindings that fit the needs of a variety of skiers from Freeride capable bindings to ultra light ski touring bindings. Whatever your demands, we have the correct binding for…
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  • Pro Review – BCA Tracker 2 - 16th Mar
    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. "I have a number of these transceivers for…
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  • Suunto Ambit Range - 12th Mar
      The Suunto Ambit 3 range is Suunto’s latest sports watch family, designed to take advantage of technology now available in modern smart phones and tablets. The range breaks down into 3 distinct categories - Peak, Sport and Run, which all use Bluetooth to sync wirelessly with your phone…
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  • Pro Review – Black Diamond Compactor Ski Pole - 11th Mar
    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. "The Black Diamond compactor poles benefit from an…
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  • Pro Review – Rab Microlight Vest - 11th Mar
    Pro Reviewer: Jon Morgan is a UK based Guide, living in Sheffield, currently working as a doctor, though a short working week allows him plenty of time for long weekend activities. Most of his guiding in the last few years has been on rock in the UK and ski…
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  • Pro Review – Black Diamond Distance Poles - 06th Mar
    Pro Reviewer: "These poles are very light but sturdy and quick to put together with the one-click locking system. The hand grip is very comfortable, although there is a little more movement and vibration compared to a regular hiking pole, but this is completely acceptable. The low bulk and…
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