UNCHARTED TERRITORY: STAYING SAFE AND CONNECTED TO THE OUTDOORS

We love nothing more than getting out there, exploring new places, taking on new challenges and pushing boundaries in the best locations our world has to offer. But when we can’t get out there, we need to stay connected to the outdoors and our Snow+Rock community however, wherever and whenever we can. Luckily, we like a challenge. 

 

Now is not the time to compromise. With a. little help from us, you can still challenge yourself, stay active and ultimately, safe. We’ve pulled together some of our expert tips and tricks on how to stay connected to the places and activities you love, as well as our favourite gear to help you do it in style. Here’s a little inspiration from us to keep you ticking over until the world is ready for us once again. Check it out. 

Gear To Keep You Going

Bring The Outdoors In: Advice & Inspiration

Justine Gosling On Expeditions And Mental Health

During Justine Gosling's 46-day hike across Finland, the The North Face ambassador had a lot of time to think. Justine believes there is a lot to be gained from these experiences that force us to spend time alone with our own thoughts, whether on an expedition or on in daily life.

Jamie Nicholls On Mental Health Awareness Week

Snow+Rock ambassador and Olympic snowboarder Jamie Nicholls has shared his thoughts on the highs and lows he faces as a professional athlete, and in his daily life, and some tips on how to de-stress and take care of your mental health. 

Trail Running Training In The City

All's not lost when you've got big goals but can't get out there - check out these great tips from our friends at Salomon for working your training plan around city life.

Top 10 Trail Running Essentials

To help you get the most out of your off-road training, here are our top 10 trail running essentials.

Living Sustainably In Lockdown

Some of our top tips on how to up your sustainability game during lockdown and help protect the outdoors for when it’s ready for us once again.

Trail Running Shoes Buying Guide

Trail running is a great way to escape the crowds and go on a real adventure, even on lockdown. But to do that, you'll need the right footwear - and that's where this guide from our friends at Salomon to buying trail running shoes comes in.

Staying Fit With GB Snowsport

Looking for some workout inspiration, motivation or a few tips to help keep you fit and ready for when we can head for the mountains once again? Look no further.

Our Best Approach Shoes For 2020

Finding the right footwear is just as important for low-level activity as it is for climbing mountains and hitting the slopes, but lucky for you, we know what you need. 

The Mountain Lover's Guide To Lockdown

We’re in this together, and there are plenty of ways you can stay connected to and inspired by the outdoors, even if it’s off-limits for now.

Our Favourite Films To Bring The Mountains To You

When you can’t get to the mountains, if you’re stuck indoors or if you just want a bit of off-season inspiration, sometimes a good snowsports film is the ultimate fix. 

Yoga To Take You Higher

There’s more to yoga than meets the eye, and there’s never been a better time to discover its strengthening and stress-relieving power.

How To Store Your Winter Gear

Taking care of your winter gear doesn’t stop when the snow has melted – in fact, it’s only just begun. Here's our expert guide to caring for your gear.

10 Outdoor and Adventure Sports Films To Stream Right Now

Whether you’re recovering from injury, hiding from the weather, or simply have a bit of time to yourself indoors, you can always count on a quality movie to bring you some outdoor inspiration and help shape your next challenge.

How To Layer For Summer Hiking

Getting your layering system right in any weather is the best way to regulate your temperature and stay protected - but layering for hot weather can leave those used to the slopes stumped.