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  • Let's Be Honest | Outdoors And Wellbeing

    Let's Be Honest | Outdoors And Wellbeing

    Friends of Tiso, Ross and Rachel (outdoors.rossnrachel) spend their weekends and holidays exploring Scotland, hill-walking, scuba diving and leading Duke of Edinburgh programmes. Over the last few years both Ross and Rachel have struggled with their mental health. In this very honest and open... Read more
  • Bike Tyres Buying Guide

    Bike Tyres Buying Guide

    Beyond the chassis of your bike, tyres are one of the most important factors in determining how it rides. Do you need maximum grip, or maximum speed? Maybe a combination of both? Or maybe puncture resistance is key? Answering some of these questions will help you roll on the right rubber. Read more
  • First Bothy Adventure - Iona Rendall

    First Bothy Adventure - Iona Rendall

    I recently made the decision to plan and experience my first ever overnight trip to a bothy. It’s something I’ve wanted to do for a little while now since I’ve been spending more time hiking in the mountains. Scotland has some breathtaking yet remote scenery to enjoy so a bothy trip seemed... Read more
  • Mountain Bothies Association

    Mountain Bothies Association

    Whilst you don’t have to pay to stay in a bothy, there is a considerable cost associated with these fine resources which comes in the form of the cost of materials necessary to repair and keep the buildings wind and waterproof, plus the time and energy expended by volunteers in undertaking... Read more
  • Camping Stove Buying Guide

    Camping Stove Buying Guide

    Cooking outdoors in an intrinsic part of the camping experience and at Tiso we understand that you need to have the right stove to work with. Whether you are cooking up a storm at a campsite or rehydrating your food on top of a Munro, the right camping stove will make all the difference. Read more
  • Ride Hard, Win Big | Competition

    Ride Hard, Win Big | Competition

    It's 2020. One fifth of the way through the 21st century. Time is ticking by, but one fact remains eternally true: riding bikes is AMAZING! It's good for your health, it's good for your mind, it brings smiles & laughter, and anyone can do it. It's (literally) as simple as riding a bike. Read more
  • New Year | New Goals

    New Year | New Goals

    The close of the old year and the dawn of a new year inevitably leads to some reflection on what we'd like to do differently in the year to come. Read more
  • Memories of Everest

    Memories of Everest

    He once said of Everest “It’s awful - describing the present situation when commercial expeditions guide hundreds of clients up the mountain at the same time causing long queues - thank god I don’t have to go back there!” Read more
  • 2019 Yearly Round-Up

    2019 Yearly Round-Up

    2019 has been an exciting year for us here at Tiso! Our staff and ambassadors have been on countless adventures around the world, we have had our busiest year to date with in-store events, lectures and exciting brand collaborations. Read more