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Competition: Win two tickets to the UK Fjällräven Classic
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Competition: Win two tickets to the UK Fjällräven Classic

After a few years of delays due to COVID the Fjällräven Classic is finally coming to Scotland! From 13th – 16th September participants from around the world will enjoy three days of magical trekking in the heart of the Cairngorms. We’ve teamed up with Fjällräven to offer two lucky people the chance to win tickets to Fjällräven Classic UK and you can enter here!
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Seven Hills of Edinburgh
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Seven Hills of Edinburgh

While Scotland has some of the most exciting outdoor adventures in Europe we sometimes fail to appreciate the possibilities which lie right on our doorstep. The Seven Hills of Edinburgh however are a weekend adventure which can easily be tackled in a day and take in some of the capitals best views. We've teamed up with Adventure Patch Company to create a free Seven Hills patch which will be available in our Bruntsfield and St James Quarter stores from 19th June. 

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The Cunning Craftsman
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The Cunning Craftsman

Nordic Outdoor Keswick recently celebrated 10 years and as part of the Birthday celebrations we gave the store a full facelift. During the refresh we were lucky enough to join forces with Chris Dorning aka The Cunning Craftsman who created a one of a kind Kanken inspired Mural within the new Keswick store. We sat down with Chris to find out a little more about the inspiration behind the piece and his association with Fjällräven. 

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Ends of the Earth with Charlie Smith
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Ends of the Earth with Charlie Smith

With an early rugby injury serving as the initial catalyst to set himself challenges through cold climate exploration, Charlie Smith is perhaps not your ordinary run of the mill fellow. That first hike through remote parts of Iceland has served as a platform for many exciting expeditions that have taken in the darkest depths of North East Greenland through to the recent completion of his ’End of The Earth’ trip through Scandinavia - a journey which saw him cover over 2000 miles across some of the most rugged environments in Europe to the Continents most furthest northerly point. Here Nordic Outdoor talks to the man himself...

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Didriksons Jackets Spring Summer 22
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Didriksons Jackets Spring Summer 22

Since 1913 the Swedish Outerwear brand Didriksons has been perfecting the art of outerwear and judging by the latest collection – it’s been worth the wait. More widely known for their weather beating Winter range of Jackets the Scandi brand can also pull together a pretty special collection for the Spring months. In the latest Nordic Outdoor blog we look at some of the best styles from the Didriksons SS22 collection available online now.

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Five Ways to build a More Sustainable Outdoor Wardrobe
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Five Ways to build a More Sustainable Outdoor Wardrobe

Here at Nordic Outdoor we love the outdoors and think that we should all be doing more to protect it from the harms of environmental change. As we all look for ways to live a more sustainable lifestyle we can start with our outdoor wardrobe – in the latest Nordic Outdoor Blog we look at five simple ways you can upgrade your outdoor clothing & equipment without harming the environment.

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(Re)Introducing: Houdini Sportswear
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(Re)Introducing: Houdini Sportswear

After a two year hiatus from Nordic Outdoor Houdini Sportswear returns with a bang. The Swedish brand have developed a global reputation as being one of the most innovative, stylish and sustainable outdoor brands around and we’re delighted to have the Spring Summer 2022 collection out on our shelves. For those with a shorter memory you can delve into the history and the ethics of the brand in our latest blog post

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Behind the Brand: Emily Dillon at Snow Peak
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Behind the Brand: Emily Dillon at Snow Peak

As part of our new Behind the Brands series we delve a little deeper into the people who are behind some of the best outdoor clothing & equipment brands in the world. For our first interview we sat down with Emily Dillon, Sales Director at Snow Peak UK. Instrumental in making the brand what it is in the UK today Emily has taken the Japanese concept of Takibi Time and embraced it whole-heartedly. Read the interview here. 

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Snow Peak Apparel Spring Summer '22
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Snow Peak Apparel Spring Summer '22

Japanese Outdoor Specialists Snow Peak have been a favourite of the team here at Nordic Outdoor since first joining the fold back in 2021. Now we expand our range with the introduction of the Snow Peak apparel collection for Spring Summer '22. Choc full of garments designed to allow the wearer to easily move between the urban and natural environment this is one of the most exciting deliveries to land at Nordic HQ this year. Read the story of the new collection on our latest blog. 

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