Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Nordic Walking Equipment

Nordic Walking Equipment Nordic Walking is an easily accessible sport for most people, it's an ideal way to start getting fit and keep fit. You can Nordic Walk just about anywhere, all you need is an open space some Nordic Walking Poles and perhaps a little bag for your essentials. Here at Head to the [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments

The Leki Super Makalu Trail Anti shock

For trekking and walking with sure-footed confidence these sturdy, shock-absorbing,  Leki Trail antishock poles are just the job and they're on special offer! The Classic Trail TrekkingPole This classic Leki pole used to be called the Leki Super Makalu Trail Anti shock and has strong aluminium shafts with an internal spring to absorb shock, reducing strain [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Mountain King Trail Blaze Walking Poles Review 1

Mountain King Trail Blaze poles... I’ve just received my long anticipated delivery of Trail Blaze poles and wasted no time in escaping for a very autumnal round of the Fairfield Horseshoe, complete with the first dusting of snow it’s seen this season! I found these poles to be a revelation. As a long term pole [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Mountain King, Trail Blaze Pole Review 2

I’ll be honest… When I first saw the Trail Blaze poles I thought I’d break them within a month. Perfect for ultralight backpacking and mountain running (which is what they are designed for) but not tough enough for everyday mountaineering and hill walking use. After a year of regular use and abuse they are still [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Leki Poles: Khumbu Speed Lock Trekking Pole Review

A customers review of the Leki Khumbu Speedlock Trekking Poles I've just returned from a two week backpacking holiday in Scotland using the Leki Khumbu speed lock poles I bought online from you after asking your advice on the phone, I was very impressed. Being quite a big lad I put quite a lot of [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Lake District Navigation Course Reviews

Our Lake District Map Reading and Navigation Courses are really popular with outdoor people who want to learn or improve their navigation and hill skills. Here are some customer testimonials and course reviews from our 2013 navigation for beginners courses: 'Just like to say how much Lesley and I enjoyed and benefited from your navigation [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

Leki Micro Stick Trekking Pole Review – November 2013

Leki have been in the trekking pole business longer than anyone else on the market and it’s always interesting to me to see their take on emerging trends in equipment design. The use of poles has been widely embraced by a number of active outdoor sports people including ultra-distance mountain runners, mountaineers and paragliders. The [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Reviews|0 Comments

No more running in the shadows

(Night Running)Part of an article by Vincent Delebarre. From the Petzl website. Turning the light off Without a good headlamp, we advance less surely, but the sense of touch is always a skill to develop. Sometimes I have fun when I train by turning off my magic lamp and letting my feet do the rest. [...]

By | November 17th, 2015|Articles|0 Comments