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 In this winter edition of The School of Outdoor Life, our ambassador Collette True reveals how to conquer one of the toughest races in the world. Plus... we share a hearty recipe for mushroom risotto, and guide you through the latest products for that winter alpine adventure. Keep scrolling to find out more...
Colette True

LESSON 3

Race to the Finish 

 

Colette True is a stay at home mother of 4 boys with a big difference. Between juggling school transport, household chores and the demands of raising a family, she is a professional long distance trail runner, competing in gruelling and exotic locations around the world. Learn how she does it in her story

 

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Mushroom Risotto

NATURE'S KITCHEN  

Mushroom Risotto

 

Warm up this winter with this hearty Mushroom Risotto. Full of all the good things you need on a cold winters night, this recipe will not disappoint. 

 

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Double Fisherman's Knot

KNOW YOUR KNOTS

Double Fisherman's Knot

 

Hailed as one of the seven need-to-know climbing knots, the double fisherman’s knot is ideal for joining ropes on that long alpine ascent. Being a reliable safe knot is one thing, but don’t leave this guy done up too long or those ropes are never coming apart.
 

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GORE-TEX® Gloves

CARE TIP #3

GORE-TEX® Gloves

 

GORE-TEX® gloves are built for winter, but to make them last a lifetime of winters we recommend applying a topical water repellency restorative (DWR treatment) to the fabric. 

 

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GORE® Cover membrane

DID YOU KNOW?

GORE® Cover membrane is used in over 150 facilities around the world to compost food, yard waste and organic matter.

There’s a lot of science behind it but if you want to produce high quality compost quickly, check out the article here.