How planting trees can help tackle climate change

We all know climate change is real, and it has been caused by human activity. The natural playgrounds we know and love are under threat, from mountains to oceans and everywhere else; the question is, what can we do about it? We’ve been learning from organisations like Protect Our Winters how we can take action…

The new Totally Snow magazine

Started in 2015, Totally Active Magazine brings together highlights of our favourite pursuits and active outdoor adventures in one place. Now, just in time to get you stoked for winter Totally Active is launching a new magazine focusing on skiing and snowboarding. Welcome to Totally Snow! Stoked for winter? Shop the pre-season Snowsport Clearance now!…

Interview with Andy Cave, mountaineer

As Lowe Alpine celebrates its 50th anniversary, Totally Active speaks to legendary British mountaineer Andy Cave about his 20 years as an ambassador for the brand and how he was first introduced to climbing. This is an extract from an article first published in October 2017 in Totally Active. You left school to work as…

Tips and tricks for fell running

Paul Barton heads to the Lake District to pick up some technique tips from some of the best in the business and put them into practice on the Skiddaw Fell Race. This article was first published in October 2017 and is a feature piece from Totally Active. Shop the SportPursuit trail running collection now. This summer…

Introducing the Ski Club of Great Britain, a club for all snowsports lovers

This is a guest feature from Ski Club of Great Britain, the UK’s largest snowsports club which helps members get the most out of their snowsports experience. From mountain safety to equipment,  instructional holidays and member meet-ups, Ski Club of Great Britain are the go-to place for info and advice on all things winter-sports related….

The Kit List: November

Some people might find the colder weather and shorter days a nuisance, but here at SportPursuit we’re excited for winter: cosy down jackets, new night-time training, and upcoming adventures to the mountains. Get Fit To Ski We’ve teamed up Snowsport England and Great Britain’s number one skier Dave Ryding, with the help of David Lloyd Clubs, to help…

All the best ski film trailers for 2019

It’s that time of year – as the snow levels start to build in resorts across the Northern Hemisphere, so does the excitement for the winter season ahead. Skiers and snowboarders everywhere feel that familiar tug of anticipation and eagerly await their first trip to the mountains. In the meantime, an avalanche of awesome ski…

Picked by the pro – climbing kit from our weekend with Steve McClure

If you’ve been following the story of the Marmot + SportPursuit Climbing Camp-Out, you’ll have seen that we had a great weekend climbing in the Peak District with Steve McClure, one of the best climbers in the world. The event was also a chance for SportPursuit members to get hands-on with the latest kit from…

Get fit to ski with World Champion Dave Ryding

We’ve teamed up Snowsport England and Great Britain’s number one skier Dave Ryding, with the help of David Lloyd Clubs, to help you get in shape for the slopes. Whether you’re just making your first steps (and turns!) on snow or you’re a more confident skier looking to push your performance up a notch, the…

Our weekend climbing with Marmot athlete Steve McClure

One of our favourite weekends of this summer was spent hanging out with SportPursuit members at the Marmot + SportPursuit Climbing Camp-Out – a one-off event for our community in Hope Valley, Peak District, produced by Blackbox Adventures. It was a chance for a group of our members who love climbing to get out on…

Sustainability at SportPursuit

Latest News! Our trees from September and October will be planted with our partner Size of Wales, a UK charity that focuses on tropical deforestation and restoration. Learn more about Size and the Mbale Trees program here. Why sustainability is important to us For those that love the outdoors, our planet is a remarkable natural…

The Kit List: October

Autumn in SportPursuit HQ is a busy time preparing for a busy winter and the distant jingling of Christmas bells… we’ll try not to mention it too soon! Here are our highlights of the month. Buy One, Get One Free Five Trees! We’re thrilled to be working with some amazing partners like Size of Wales…

Gear guides: how to get the most out of your bike gears

This is a guest post from Yellow Jersey. Yellow Jersey offer bicycle insurance to protect your equipment and travel insurance to cover medical mishaps while cycling overseas. Head to www.yellowjersey.co.uk to find out more. We often admire the essential simplicity of our bicycles. Whether carbon road racer or steel gravel steed, most bikes share a similar blueprint that has…

Three ways to get your skiing fix with WeSki

This is a guest post from WeSki, the hassle-free ski holiday specialist. Through WeSki, you can utilise an advanced holiday builder as a team of dedicated ski experts create custom-made holidays for you. Deciding where and when to go on your ski trip can be hard work. To help you get excited for your next trip…

Gear Guides: the best cycling accessories for wet weather

This is a guest feature from All Things Ride, a community of like-minded cyclists who create bespoke trips for some of the best and most challenging cycling events across Europe. Head, Shoulders, Hands and Toes! Riding in the rain can be a pretty mixed experience. Either you’ve been caught out in a shower you weren’t…

National GetOutside Day 2019

Across the country, there are almost 20 million people who want to get outside, but for whatever reason don’t. On Sunday 29th September, let’s come together to change this and celebrate National GetOutside Day! This is the chance for everyone to get involved and get outside, making the most of all of the amazing benefits…

Our tree planting partners – Size of Wales

In order to help protect the outdoor environments we cherish so much, we have partnered with a number of organisations to support reforestation projects worldwide. We want to support and learn from the people who are on the front line tackling climate change, so keep an eye out for the latest news on how we…

The Kit List: September

A distinct chill in the air and slowly changing colours on the trees – summer is officially on the way out. Hanging out with Steve McClure He is one of the most acclaimed rock climbers in the world, a four-time British Lead Champion, and a Marmot sponsored athlete. Steve McClure joined SportPursuit customers for a…

3 reasons every road cyclist should visit Yorkshire

This is a guest feature from Epic Road Rides, the team that create independent guides to the world’s best road cycling destinations. Their website shares firsthand accounts of the top rides in each destination as well as free GPX downloads, tips on where to stay and bike hire. Road cycling in Yorkshire is big news….

Gear Guides: 5 cycling accessories to upgrade your ride

This is a guest feature from Neilson Active Holidays. Neilson’s passion for lifestyle sports over the last 40 years has driven them to create an exciting range of summer and winter holidays for people who find the best way to relax is to switch off by doing something – learn more on neilson.co.uk. At its…

Introducing Stormhold waterproof luggage

Need adventure luggage that can keep up with life’s demands? Or maybe you want to replace that tatty old suitcase with a waterproof, durable travel bag that can go anywhere, and do anything. The new range of Stormhold Waterproof Equipment has what you’re looking for: rugged, durable packs and luggage engineered to be waterproof and…

Eight everyday adventures on the National Cycle Network

Sustrans is the custodian of the National Cycle Network and the charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle in the UK. Working with a wide network of volunteers, supporters and policy-makers, they aim to create a society where the way we travel creates healthier places and happier lives for everyone. The National Cycle Network…

Pursuit Weekend – an unmissable weekend of deals

Pursuit Weekend is back. Now in its 3rd year, Pursuit Weekend is our unmissable shopping event, bringing together our best sales and limited offers. Built exclusively for our amazing community of SportPursuit members, Pursuit Weekend will take place from Friday 23rd – Monday 26th August. SportPursuit members are explorers, runners, cyclists, skiers, hikers, triathletes, campers,…