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Cheerful Marmot Base Layers with a Jolly £10 off

Who needs a scratchy Christmas Jumper when you can be just as festive with a brightly coloured technical base layer from Marmot.

A versatile cold weather layering piece, this zip-neck midweight baselayer harnesses the performance technology of Polartec® Power Dry® recycled polyester to provide quick-wicking warmth and rapid dry time. Cocona® activated carbon naturally controls odor and provides UPF 40 protection. Stretchy Elastane, forward seaming and raglan sleeves allow for optimum mobility. Despite being described as "midweight" this is quite a substantial base layer that will really keep you warm in cold conditions and could even be used as a mid-layer in milder weather. With £10 off the RRP our price for this is £45 (available in the Peebles shop while stocks last)

Celebrating 20 years in Peebles with 20% discount

20 years ago today we first opened the doors in our second shop in Peebles. 20 years feels like a substantial period of time and it's hard to decide whether to acknowledge that it encompasses nearly half our lifetime's experiences to date or to marvel at how young we were when it all started off. So much has changed over the years we've been here. I fact, I was wracking my brains to think if there is anything in the shop that we sold on day one that we still sell, unchanged, now. The best I could come up with is tent pegs and the flat, square batteries that go in the old style Petzl Zoom headtorches.
Petzl stopped making the Zoom a few years ago but there are lots of them still around (probably a few that might be 20 years old and still operational) so we still have a steady requirement for the batteries. For the rest, in 20 years products have got lighter, more breathable, more efficiently waterproof, more specifically designed for a particular end use rather than generic…