• Access team visits London

    Access team visits London   To celebrate a successful 2017, and to introduce the strategy for 2018, the team went to London for a company outing and staff meeting. We learnt a lot, and the key takeaways can be summarized as follows: A coach doesn't fit easily into a normal car parking space. Under no [...] Continue Reading
  • Explaining bulk discounts

    If Johnnie bought 5,000 apples from Access at £1 each, he would pay just £4,750 Introducing bulk discounts   We have set up a new bulk discount scheme to reward customers for placing larger orders online. Please note: This discount is in addition to the discount you already receive as a school/group.    Rules and [...] Continue Reading
  • Bag It. Beat It.

    Fill bags to fund life saving research   Access are supporting British Heart Foundation's annual Bag It Beat It campaign!   The British Heart Foundation collects donated bags of old clothes, toys, and similar resaleable items every September. These items are then sold with profits going to life changing heart research.   We're pleased to [...] Continue Reading
  • Photo competition winner

    Thanks to everyone who submitted photos for our Endurance products photo competition! We had a large number of excellent submissions from all over the country. The choice was very difficult, but we were eventually able to decide on a winner, who will receive a free Endurance tent of their choosing. Click on the button below [...] Continue Reading
  • Photo competition update…

    Photo competition update   Thanks to everyone who has submitted photos for our competition so far! We've had a lot of amazing photos submitted, some of which we have permission to show here.   The competition ends at midnight 31/07/17, and the winner gets a free Endurance tent of their choice. Send your submissions to [...] 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
  • Trangia 25 or Trangia 27?

    Trangia sizing Somewhat counter-intuitively, the Trangia 25 series is actually larger than the 27 series. The 27 series is designed to cook for 1 or 2 people; the 25 series is designed for 3 to 4 people. For this reason most group leaders use the 25 series. To see our full Trangia range, hit the [...] Continue Reading
  • How to choose the right rucksack

    SCHOOL AND GROUP EXPEDITIONS How to choose the best 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 two rucksacks [...] Continue Reading
  • Rucksack Fitting Guide

    Finding participant's Torso Length Contrary to what you might think, finding the right backpack size has no relation to how tall you are, but rather the length of your torso. Torso length is measured from your shoulders to the top of your hip bones. To find your exact measurement, have a friend help measure you [...] Continue Reading
  • What is Slimjim?

    Slimjim (previously Youth Fit) It is very important to ensure your participants have a rucksack that fits correctly. An ill-fitting rucksack can not only ruin a student's expedition, it can be damaging to their health. With some DofE students starting as young as Year 9, it is now possible to get some very small participants [...] Continue Reading