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…

Interview with Tamara Lunger, Alpine Climber

From the archive: Tamara Lunger is one of the stars of the European Outdoor Film Tour 2016. The two hour special edit of the year’s best outdoor and adventure films includes the 28 year old Italian’s ascent without supplemental oxygen of K2.  The rising star of the alpine climbing world also held the World Champion…

Win your Christmas Shop with our Christmas Treesure Hunt!

Sleigh bells ring, are you shopping… it’s the time when everyone is busy stuffing their stocking with sporting treats or searching for the perfect deal for that certain someone. We decided to spread the Christmas cheer and do some good with an exciting Christmas Treesure hunt! While you hunt down your perfect Christmas deals we…

The Kit List: December 2019

There’s a lot to look forward to in December: festive activities and pre-Christmas training, seeing friends and family and maybe a bit of indulgence in food and drink. For skiers and snowboarders, winter has properly come to the Northern Hemisphere; for everyone else, it’s time to settle into your winter training plan and dig out…

Black Friday 2019!

It’s here, after all that waiting… Black Friday 2019 has arrived! Forget fighting your way through the high street this weekend – we’ve got you covered with hundreds of great deals at up to 80% off on SportPursuit. Sit back, relax, and get stuck in to our Black Friday shop > Not found what you’re…

Arrive in style in any weather

Don’t let the winter ruin your love affair on two wheels. The colder months can be tricky – it’s not always pleasant to be out on the bike in the cold, wet, or dark (or all three) – but there’s not much that can beat being on a bike. The team at Vulpine, creators of…

Sustainability in snowsports

As skiers and snowboarders we care about protecting the mountains – after all, that’s where all the fun is! Finding ways to reduce the impact of our winter pursuits is an important part of taking action to tackle climate change and there are plenty of innovative companies, resorts and brands trying to help as well….

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!…

Ride Rivelo heritage with these iconic British roads

With events like the le Tour de Yorkshire and Tour Britain bringing more pro cyclists to the United Kingdom, the British cycling scene has a growing reputation across the world for superb routes, stunning views, and some brutal climbs. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has learned to love this particular blend…

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…

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 2019

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 2019

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…

Gear Guides: Understanding 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. On the surface, understanding your bike gears is pretty simple. You push the lever one way to make it easier to pedal, and the other to go faster. choosing the right gears…

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…