Oscar Pereiro at GO Outdoors York

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Tour De France winner appearing in store 

It’s an exciting few weeks here in Yorkshire, with the Tour De France coming to the county, everybody has cycling on the mind. To coincide with our appearance at the Dare 2b Yorkshire festival of cycling, our friends at Dare 2b have organised for our York store to have a very special visitor on 3rd July.

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Mega Mammut Days in GO Outdoors stores

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Mega Mammut days returning to select GO Outdoors stores this weekend 

We love it when the guys from Mammut join us in store, and from the feedback we have received, you guys do too. Mega Mammut days are a chance for you to ask questions and get gear advice from dedicated Mammut staff. These events will be happening in four of our stores this weekend:

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GO Outdoors Partner with Festival of Cycling

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Camping, music, and cycling…lots of cycling!

As a Yorkshire based company, we couldn’t be more excited that the Tour De France is not only coming to the UK, but heading right for our doorstep. So with cycling being such a hot topic around the company, we jumped at the chance to partner up with the Yorkshire Festival of Cycling this July, and we think you should join us there.

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Family Camping Checklist

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What do you need for that first family camping holiday?

At GO Outdoors we cater to people interested in the outdoors at all levels of experience,

from beginners through to seasoned explorers. With the rise in popularity of camping over the last few years, and more people choosing to holiday here within the UK – more and more we are presented with the simple question of – what do I need to take camping?

In this post we’re going to give you some ideas of gear to think about when it comes to your camping holiday. Read more

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An introduction to Alpine – Mountain Tracks

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Guest post: An introduction to Alpine from Olly @ Mountain Tracks 

The summer is here and it’s time to start thinking about alpine mountaineering again. Undertaking an alpine adventure as an independent team from the UK can seem like a daunting proposition with many new skills to learn. This is partly the appeal of alpine climbing, with it having many facets which take time to master: after 25 years of climbing in the Alps I still learn new things every season.

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Not why, but how? – Keith Foskett on Distance Hiking

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Guest post: Not why, but how? From Keith Foskett.

Keith Foskett and his blog were recently chosen as the winners of the inaugural GO Outdoors walking blog awards. Keith is a keen long distance hiker and writer, and with distance hikes covering thousands of miles at a time, we wanted to hear from the man himself about what it really means to be a distance hiker, below Keith covers in his own words some of the questions he is regularly asked about his hobby.

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Waterproof Jackets

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In this instalment of our staff picks blog series, we’re starting a new month and it’s a little wetter than we would hope. Luckily Lucy from our Bristol store has been in touch with her top 5 waterproof jackets.

Top 5 Waterproof Jackets by Lucy, Bristol store staff.

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Camping Accessories

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With summer fast approaching and a whole new range for customers to browse in our stores and on site, we’ve been asking staff around GO HQ and in our stores to give some of their top 5 products in certain areas, just to give you an idea of what to keep an eye on in 2014. For this blog we caught up with Jeff, avid family camper and our outdoor living buyer here at GO Outdoors HQ.

Top 5 Camping Accessories by Jeff, Outdoor Living buyer.

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Cycle Touring Accessories

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GO Outdoors staff give you a run down of their personal top 5′s

We’ve been asking staff from around GO Outdoors’ head office and stores to recommend their top 5 products in certain areas. This week we hear from Stu, one of our tech guys at GO Outdoors Swansea, as he gives us his rundown of the top 5 products he’d recommend to people who enjoy cycle touring.

Top 5 Cycle Touring accessories by Stu, Swansea Store Staff.

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Staff Picks: Top 5 Tents 2014

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GO Outdoors staff give you a run down of their personal top 5′s

With such a large range on offer, and so many brands to choose from, it can be quite daunting selecting your gear. To give you a little more insight, we’ve asked members of staff at GO Outdoors HQ – and from around our stores – to suggest their top 5 products in certain areas for the Summer 2014 season.

Top 5 Tents by Nick, Tent buyer.

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