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Nordic walking Autumn breaks

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As the excitement of the Olympics dies away and the end of summer holidays draws ever closer, don’t despair because that means we are heading into the most glorious nordic walking season! AUTUMN is perfect for nordic walking and NOW is the time to book a relaxing nordic walking break – read on for a


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Multi Functional Pole – Fusion

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It is well known that you can use a Nordic Walking pole for Trekking, but NOT the other way round.  The reason is simple – you need the specific hand strap to perform the technique correctly and Trekking poles do not come with this.  However, The ‘clever chaps’ at Gabel have come up with a


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Day Trippin’ – Have you got everything?

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As we approach mid summer and the days stretch on and on, there is no better time to pack up your gear and head out on one of the many walking trails a bit further afield from your local routes.  Here is our guide to all the essentials you may need to really make the


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Do you need a Hard Case?

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A great new introductory offer for you.  We now have some hard pole cases to protect your assets when your travelling or storing them.  These hard PVC cases have a canvas cover, carry handle and foam padding in the ends.  


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The Smartest tip in Town

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Exciting news – the brand new 2012 Leki poles have arrived and feature a very clever new Paw system called the ‘Smart Tip’.  No longer the need to take your paws on and off you poles on different terrains, or losing them to the nearest drain or muddy patch, they simply click up to reveal


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We’re all going on a……… Nordic Walking Holiday

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So…… you love Nordic Walking with your local instructor but you want to travel to more exotic climates with your poles to experience some of the fantastic routes and holidays now available (see the holiday section on our website for some ideas). But transporting your poles can cause problems, especially if you have fixed length


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