It’s very easy to neglect a tool kit when your bike is running smoothly. But no matter how far you’ll ride from home you should have at the very least, a few essentials to get you out of a sticky situation on the side of the road. Read more12-05-21 • Alpine Bikes
How do you pinpoint your location or let someone know you need help if you are lost or injured and unable to get yourself off the hill? Mountain Safety Advisor Heather explains some of the technology and devices available in our latest video supported by Tiso and Rab. Read more25-03-21 • Tiso
In the world of ski repairs, there are some repairs you can do at home on your own with a few basic tools and some repairs that you can't.
Join Scott, Blues' expert ski technician, to find out more about one repair you'll need to bring your skis into the workshop for: base grinding. Read more03-03-21 • Tiso
Scotland is covered in a network of long-distance cycling trails spanning from the Solway Firth to the Outer Hebrides and everywhere in between. Long-distance cycling adventures are a brilliant way to experience this country’s breath-taking scenery, travel to less visited areas and they are also... Read more25-02-21 • Alpine Bikes
Ski touring isn't the same as skiing in a resort and you'll need a few important things in your pack.
Join our equipment expert, Aaron, as he takes us through what he puts in his bag when we goes ski touring in Scotland. Read more25-02-21 • Tiso
Maybe you managed to get out skiing with the recent snow, maybe you're getting ready for the next snowfall in the mountains. Either way, how do you know if your skis need servicing? Join Scott, Blues' expert ski technician, as he takes us through some of the signs that your skis should come into... Read more18-02-21 • Tiso
In this video, Ben shows Robert how to prepare for a day on the hills in winter including how to layer clothing to stay warm and dry, keep your extremities warm and which types of boots, crampons and ice axe are most appropriate for different levels of activity in winter. Read more26-01-21 • Tiso
When the temperature drops and it’s getting too cold for a fleece but not cold that you need a winter parka, an insulated jacket will keep you cozy. Whether you are looking for an everyday autumn winter jacket or a means to survive your next expedition, deciding between down or synthetic... Read more21-01-21 • Tiso
What do you need to think about when you plan winter trips to the hills and mountains? Find out more about using weather and avalanche forecasts to help you plan your day and get the most out of your time this winter. Read more26-12-20 • Tiso
What do you need to think about when you plan winter trips to the hills and mountains? Learn how to use the weather and avalanche forecasts to help you plan your day and be aware of key points along the journey. Read more14-12-20 • Tiso
Towards the end of winter, just before lockdown, Tiso staff member Aaron Tregellis took advantage of a perfect weather window and headed north to Ben Nevis to solo the Orion Face, a Scottish winter classic. Read more31-07-20 • Tiso
Schools are out and although holidays this year may be a little different from what many of us are used to, we have the opportunity to reconnect with a favourite past time. To help you pitch up we have put together a guide to help you choose your portable home from home. Read more30-07-20 • Tiso