Our weekend climbing with Marmot athlete Steve McClure

Like most people, we are currently revisiting memories of great adventures from previous years to stay positive and look forward to future trips when everything has settled down. This post from the archive was first published in October 2019, looking back on an epic trip to the Peaks with Marmot athlete and climbing legend Steve…

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…

Marmot + SportPursuit Climbing Camp-Out with Steve McClure

Sorry, looks like you missed out on the event this time round. Check out our story of the weekend and keep an eye out for future events for the SportPursuit community! Originally posted 22nd July 2019. Escape to the rugged Peak District with Marmot and SportPursuit and experience an adventure like no other. Teaming up…

Getting fit in the cold – Doing it safely, and a few benefits

Well once again snow has washed across the United Kingdom – is it just me or do we seem better at coping with it now? – and with a lot of the day now conducted at sub-zero temperatures, motivation to get out and about plummets, people sticking it out in front of the TV, waiting…

Brands for the seasoned hiker: Marmot

Marmot can pride itself on achieving high performance hiking wear at a reasonable price and that it is so lightweight it’s a hard to believe. The range targets the more active hiker, so is ideal for mountainous terrain, or to if you wanted to be really prepared, for hiking through the English countryside. Marmot produces particularly…

Summer hiking: feel on top of the world with our top 5 hikes

Hiking is awesome in the summer. It is also the perfect complement to the months of sports-dominated TV. Getting outside, breathing in cool, fresh air, with the freedom to embrace your wanderlust can make you feel fantastic. Watching sport is also much more satisfying when you have been a little active yourself!  So while athletes…