Outdoor Sports Links

This page contains useful links to all types of outdoor websites, from personal webpages to online retailers. If you can't find what you are looking for, or have a link you would like adding, please email me.

      For a page of Three Peaks links, click here.

For Adventure Racing links,
click here.

For Merseyside only links,
click here.
 
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  Mountain Biking

Bike Magic  -  huge site with plenty of info for all types of cyclist
Polaris  -  endurance events page, helpful forum, good links
Gofar  -  site for cross country and trail mountain biking
Sustrans  -  charity opening and maintaining traffic free routes
C.I.S biking  -  mountain biking school based in North Wales
 
  Epic Mountain Biking Adventures
  Route and book finder
  Walking

Boots Across Scotland  -  Charity helping injured walkers, intend to climb every Scottish peak Mountain-sports UK  -   New general outdoor site, routes, gear, links etc.
Outdoors  -  Steve Head's climbing and walking around Yorkshire and Cumbria. Maps/routes.
Offa's Dyke Path Assn  -   Information, fundraising and upkeep of the long distance path.
Ray Mears  -   Survival expert Ray gives hints and tips. Insight of his survival series, links.
Sherpavan Project  -    Project to give logistic support for long distance walkers/cyclists, links, Scot. Avalanche Info  -  Scottish Avalanche Information Service, good, clear info, easy to use.
Wilderness-Wales  -  Paul Saunders site with pictures and info. UK.Rec.Walking Photo's.
Walking Britain  -  Online walking magazine
Trail Mag  -  Walking and scrambling magazine website
  Mapping & Navigation
 
Garmin  -   Makers of GPS and other electronic navigation systems
Harvey  -   Makers of walking maps in the UK.
Maps Worldwide  -   On-line ordering of over 10,000 maps from 200 countries, inc. O.S.
OCAD  -  Map making software for O maps, street maps, etc.
Ordnance Survey  -  Lots of useful info on the OS website.
RSPB maps -  RSPB information and wildlife maps and locations.
  Weather

BBC Weather Online  -  In depth weather reports and forcasts, with weather maps.
Earthcam  -  Search live webcams, 114 mountain cams from Everest to Ben Nevis.
Lakeland Cam  -  Daily pictures of present conditions in and around Coniston and the Lakes.
Met Office  -  Present weather conditions and forecasts from the Met-Office.
Scot. Avalanche Info  -  Scottish Avalanche Information Service, clear info, easy to use.
  Running
 
Runners World  -  Magazine website with articles and features, calendar and help.
Adidas  -  Huge UK site with help, training schedules, on-line 'doctor', etc.
Running Room  -  Running discussion and help site.
Triathlete Magazine  -  Magazine site for running, cycling and swimming.
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  On-line Shopping
 
Shopping on-line can help you find some good bargains. A lot of retailers offer discounts for on-line shopping, and free delivery depending on the value of your order. It is also a good way of comparing prices between retailers.

However - make sure all credit card details are given over a secure server only.
Make sure the correct size is ordered, and check out the details for returning goods.
If ordering from overseas, remember that your bank may charge a commission for exchanging currencies.

The banner ads at the bottom of this page create an income for this site - however, this is a non-profit making website.That means that money generated goes towards maintaining this website, not paying
the author, contributors etc.

    Cotswold Outdoors  -  Large range of outdoor gear on-line.
Adventure Race Shop  -  Great range of outdoor gear for adventure racers and general outdoor enthusiasts. Well recommended.
Blacks  -  Well known outdoors suplier. Free delivery throughout the UK.
Outdoor Supplies  -  New mail order website offering free delivery in UK
    Premium performance underwear - www.wickers.com
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    MountainZone Marketplace
    Everest 2000 Store
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