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The North Face Co-Founder Douglas Tompkins Dies

The North Face Co-Founder Douglas Tompkins Dies

Patagonia, Argentina.

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Douglas Tompkins dies in kayaking accident in Chile.

The outdoor industry is now like any other global industry. Brands trade across the world. Sometimes it is easy to forget that behind the outdoor brands that we are used to seeing on our high streets and on our mountains are the founders doing amazing things.… Read more

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Keswick IS open – Time to reflect

Keswick IS open – Time to reflect

Keswick IS open - Time to reflect

Time to reflect on the weekends events.

The local area has been hit badly by the Storm. It is amazing to see and hear about the spirit and local community rolling up their sleeves to try and get things back to normal as quickly as possible.… Read more

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Great Lakeland 3 Day 30th April – 2nd May 2016

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The GL3D™ is a small but adventurous three-day mountain marathon with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere that attracts both runners and long-distance walkers. Over the years the event has built up a dedicated following of competitors who enjoy the challenge of three long, consecutive days in the hills.… Read more

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Stargazing – Geminids Meteor Shower

Stargazing

Celestial Spectacle

The peak nights of the 2015 Geminid meteor shower are expected to be on December 13-14 (night of December 13 till dawn December 14) and 14-15 (night of December 14 till dawn December 15). After the New Moon on the 11th December is a great opportunity to view what is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak.… Read more