• What is Slimjim?

    Slimjim (previously Youth Fit) With some DofE students starting as young as Year 9, it is inevitable now to get some very slim participants entering (boys or girls), and finding a rucksack with a back system that adjusts to fit properly is more important than ever. An ill-fitting rucksack can not only ruin a student’s [...] Continue Reading
  • How to choose the right tent

    SCHOOL AND GROUP EXPEDITIONS How to choose the best tent for your expedition   Endurance (our brand of outdoor expedition equipment) is the only brand in the market that designs tents specifically for school and group use, so for the purpose of this article, we'll only be focusing on the differences between the various tents [...] Continue Reading
  • Gas Canisters – Using, Storing, Recycling!

    We get asked lots of questions about how long they last, how to test how much is left in a canister, and how to safely store and recycle them. We thought it was time for us to create some handy tips to help look after this must have kit item! Quick Tips: Take full canisters [...] Continue Reading
  • Access sponsors charity walk

    Access sponsors charity walk   We sponsored the Bartlow 3 Counties Charity Walk, and received the following letter of thanks: Dear Emily We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for kindly sponsoring the 2018 Bartlow 3 Counties Charity Walk. Your donation was much appreciated and contributed towards an amazing overall sum raised [...] Continue Reading
  • Explaining bulk discounts

    Bulk purchases deserve an extra special reward So what's the discount? Simple. This is an extra discount over and above our Group Price discounts, when your order reaches the following threshold levels. Over £2000 = 2% further discount Over £3000 = 3% further discount Over £4000 = 4% further discount Over £5000 = 5% further [...] Continue Reading
  • How to choose the right rucksack

    SCHOOL AND GROUP EXPEDITIONS How to choose the right rucksack for your participants Endurance (our brand of outdoor expedition equipment) is the only brand in the market that designs rucksacks specifically for school and group use, so for the purpose of this article, we'll only be focusing on the differences between the three rucksacks in [...] Continue Reading
  • Ever seen a pile of mixed tent poles before? 3 Tips on managing tent poles in your kit store

    Seen this before? Why is it that however hard you try… you just cannot keep on top of tent poles? Different colours? Different lengths?  2 man tents?  3 man tents?  Different ‘vintages’ of the same tent?  Here are 3 top tips on how to keep things tidy. 1. Use coloured sticky tape to mark up [...] Continue Reading
  • Joyce Franklin Academy – Himalaya Expedition

    Kim Henson, DofE Coordinator @ Joyce Frankland Academy took a group of students to Spiti Valley, in the Indian Himalayas to complete 25 day expedition and community project. Access sponsored the expedition by providing a selection of Endurance Quest 65 rucksacks. The students built a solar heated bath house... with their bare hands!  Watch the [...] Continue Reading
  • 2018 Photo Competition

    Thanks to everyone who entered in our photo competition – we received a huge number of submissions. The choice was very difficult, but we were eventually able to decide on a winner, who will receive a free Endurance Lava stove. Click on the button below to see all of the photos submitted and to find [...] Continue Reading
  • Breakfast for the team

    Breakfast for the team We cooked a full English breakfast for the whole team in our new outdoor kitchen. To find out more about about the outdoor kitchen from Access Expedition's sister company, Grillo, head to grillo.uk.com. Or check out the video, right.   Continue Reading