Posts Tagged ‘cotswold outdoor’

12th – 18th September Highlights: 100mph gusts, Bivi-ing out on Moel Siabod, Phantom Rib (VS 4c**) in mountain boots, local orienteering event Summary: Centre based for much of the week; orienteering, a spot of climbing, bivvying and plenty of films! Monday – Thursday ‘Staying local’ – admin, orienteering, and a visitor: Anthony from Nottingham. Admin complete, […]

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I spent most of Saturday morning preparing myself sunbathing in the glorious North Wales sunshine! The infamous Moel Siabod Fell Race – ‘run’ alongside the Capel Curig Show (fête) was to start at 2pm that afternoon. I’d asked the Cotswold Outdoor Race Team if they’d like to sponsor me and let me wear the Race Team bib for the race, which […]

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Cake of the week – Chocolate Cake! | Interesting Fact – The Black Mountains are the easternmost main region comprising the Brecon Beacons National Park | Best PYB – 5 days of ‘Touching Stone’ | Work Highlight – got up an E1 in the slate | Best Outdoor – scrambling on Wrinkled Tower, Tryfan! I was lucky enought to join in a […]

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So I won a Satmap. Alas, we don’t get on. Don’t get me wrong, I know a lot of people who do get on with the devices – plenty of customers shopping with Cotswold Outdoor – Royal Oak for starters. However, for me it’s not got what I demand from a GPS system and so […]

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Wintry scenes at the Royal Oak store in Betws-y-Coed today, and much fun to be had in the mountains too according to many of our customers getting fully kitted out with winter boots, ice axe(s) and crampons. Yaktrax Walkers proving popular for those icy pavements too… …and the Hamax ‘Micro Sledge‘ and ‘Sno Rider‘ are selling […]

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