We live and breathe the outdoors, from simple walks and technical hikes, to arduous expeditions and intrepid exploration. Our aim has always been to make the outdoors as accessible as possible to everybody, ensuring that they have the right clothing and equipment for wherever their adventure takes them...
In 1861 Thomas Black set up his own sail making business on the Clyde River. Using the same materials and expertise he had developed equipping boats and ships, he deftly turned his hand to crafting tents and shelters that epitomised the quality and workmanship we still stand for today.
From our nautical based beginnings, we’ve grown to be one of the most recognisable names on the high streets in the UK. We’ve evolved to a point where our extensive range is available online, meaning we can equip likeminded enthusiasts with the best clothing, footwear and equipment across the world.
- “We’re old people running 100 miles" - Inspirational story of a 74 year old couple tackling ultra-marathon races. bit.ly/2o7lHm7
- Are you watching the new @Channel4 comedy TV show 'Gap Year'? Which quintessential globetrotting student are you most like?
- Yesterday we sacrificed an hours sleep for a whole season of long summer days. What adventures do you have planned… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…