Extreme Rehab with Hannah Wignall

Hannah is a sports injury specialists qualified to degree level. Hannah provides a wide range of treatments inc deep tissue massage, spinal manipulations, mobilisations, acupuncture, offering further tailored rehab and strength and conditioning programming. These sessions are available in store here at George Fisher and can be booked through Hannah on...

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Navigation and mountain safety. A closer look.

Here at George Fisher we are built upon the idea of safety in the mountains. In 1947 the Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was formed, and over the years George as Team Leader was involved in hundreds of rescues. In 1980 he was honoured with an M.B.E. for services to mountain rescue....

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Walk of the Month - The Newlands Round

Britain on Foot is an initiative with one clear objective; to encourage people to get active outdoors. It’s all about getting fitter, healthier and happier! This could mean walking to work, hillwalking, geocaching with the family, trail running or even mountaineering. Britain on Foot is now working closely with Ordnance...

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Staff Picks for Spring

Petzl ACTIK CORE head torch This is a really well thought out piece of kit: high lumen output, comfort, and simple one-touch button operation. At the highest 350-lumen setting the rechargeable battery provides plenty of light for up to two hours, much longer on the lower settings, and can take...

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QUEST ACROSS THE QUEYRAS

Last July, I had a chance conversation with a friend of a friend who was off for a mini break running some of the GR marked paths in France. He enthused about the amount of pastries and tarts he was going to be able to consume en route. With this...

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'Learning to Walk' with The Maestro

Imagine you have worked as a mountain guide for over 27 years. Imagine you were joined by several other guides with similar long service, including some whose climbing achievements were so legendary they had been nominated for the Piolet d’Or*. Then imagine you had all signed up to a course...

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A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

GRAHAM THOMPSON, Technical Editor of Trail Magazine is also a fully qualified pet behaviour counsellor. This month: A dog is for life, not just for Christmas Whether it’s a car sticker, leaflet or TV advertising, the words “A dog is for life, not just for Christmas” are hard to miss...

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Walk of the month: Little Man and Glenderaterra Beck

We’ve linked up with carfreewalks.org, the website for people who love walking but want to reduce their impact on the environment, to bring you this great walk. Get Outside with Britain on Foot Britain on Foot is an initiative with one clear objective; to encourage people to get active outdoors....

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THE BEST ADVICE

“My husband and I bought a house in the Alps near Courchevel 16 years ago, predominately because we loved skiing, but we quickly fell in love with hiking in the mountains during spring and summer. “In addition to my outdoor activities, I also take part in several fitness classes and...

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