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A weekend at the NSR
Earlier this month, we spent a weekend supporting the world's biggest kayak competition - the National Student Rodeo, at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham.  It was a great weekend which was enjoyed by all; here's a few of our...
Winter update...
We hope you've all had a great start to the New Year, I know we definitely have here at Dewerstone! January turned out to be a very hectic month at HQ, dispatching orders, building our new in-office bouldering wall, creating...
Yangshuo - The Tom Bunn Interview
Dewerstone ambassador Tom Bunn recently got back from a rather enviable month climbing in Yangshuo, deep in remotest China.  Once the jetlag had subsided, we interviewed him to get the inside line on what it's like to crank hard at...
Happy New Year!
And so, as the past 12 months slowly drift to memory and we start living the adventure that is 2015, all of us here at dewerstone towers would like to wish our customers, friends and supporters a happy new year....
Christmas gifts for the woman in your life...
Hello again! Hopefully after reading yesterdays post you now all have a good idea of what to get the adventure loving man in your life! Now the question is what to get the adventurous lady in your life? Here are...
Christmas gift ideas for the man in your life...
Ho Ho Ho and Merry Christmas from all of us here at dewerstone!   With the Christmas Holidays fast approaching, town centres and shops are getting busy and here at dewerstone we're getting pretty excited - because we've been particularly...
Hurley Classic 2014 - Ambassador James Weight
Let's kick off the blog post with this epic video of the Hurley Classic filmed by Pringle Media & Altitude 8. Whilst you're watching that, ambassador James Weight gives you the low down on how his weekend went... This year...
Hurley Classic 2014
    We are back from an epic weekend at the Hurley Classic! And what an awesome showcase of freestyle kayaking it was! Competitors travelled from all over the world to demonstrate their best freestyle moves at the Hurley Weir,...
2014 catch up & hello!
  2014 Has been both an inspiring and adventurous year for both Dewerstone and myself, a year where new skills have been learnt and lifetime memories made. My name is Beckii and I am the newest addition to the Dewerstone...
V8Nam - the drive of 2013
Once upon a time, in a pub called the Seymour Arms, we were passing the evening by thinking up with ever more outlandish ideas for roadtrips.  As the evening progressed, the practicality of the suggestions gradually spiraled upwards from the...
Knoydart - Hiking Britain's last wilderness
Here at Dewerstone our roots are very firmly planted in the South West of England, and while we can’t get enough of Devon and Cornwalls’ moors and coastline, we’re still aware that the rest of the UK has some equally...
Smart Technical Eyewear
This Summer sees the introduction of our Polarized Eyewear range. We kick things off with two models, the Cirros and the Stratos, there's no hiding that there is a theme here, which means there's more to come later in the...
Because it's there?
"The first question which you will ask and which I must try to answer is this, 'What is the use of climbing Mount Everest ?' and my answer must at once be, 'It is no use'. There is not the...
Kayaking the Gili Islands...
This post sees Rory, one of the founders of dewerstone, take a trip out to Indonesia and as part of that trip, go kayaking between the Gili Islands. From the left: Gili T, Gili Meno & Gili Air. Photo credit www.gilibookings.com...
Smart Technical - a new direction for outdoor clothing.
Here at dewerstone, we may be a new company, but our love of the outdoors is as old as the hills.  Every single person who works here has lived a life dominated by the wild places this planet has to...
..and the winner is!
Welcome to our new website and the blog post you've all been waiting for!The winner of the sweetie jar and the Dewerstone goody bag worth over £100 is.. TOM BUNN who almost got it spot on with 675. Well done...
On adventure...
“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth...
On the Dewerstone
Like many Devon folk with an interest in the outdoors, for me, climbing began at the Dewerstone.  My first ever lead climb took place there one sunny February morning 13 years ago, when I tied into the rope and gibbered...
A moment in time...
The last two posts on this blog have focussed on the challenges we’ve faced and overcame in setting up Dewerstone clothing.  Despite still reflecting on challenges, this week’s blog post is a bit different, as it nostalgically gazes back to...
Cameras and Cranking...
They say that life is full of small challenges. They’re clearly wrong; all you have to do is start a clothing company and you quickly find that life is, in fact, jammed full of really rather large challenges.  In the...
Challenges...
Ten weeks ago, I gained my first glimpse of Britain for 5 months, as my British Airways flight dropped out of the clouds on final approach to London City Airport.  I gazed out of the window, thinking about what I’d...