Partners & Friends
We aim to bring you the best deals, partnering with only the most reputable companies that we are proud to work with.
Ellis Brigham’s official 2019/20 ski testing partner, the Tirol, is Austria’s leading ski destination with resorts to suit all skiers. This beautiful region offers 150 ski areas across a total of 3,500 km of superbly groomed slopes. It is the home to some of the most high-profile ski resorts, including St Anton, Mayrhofen, Obergurgl, Ischgl and Kitzbühel. An ideal destination for winter enthusiasts, friendly and fun with its lively aprés and plenty of good quality accommodation with genuine hospitality.
Ski School Partners - New Generation is a ski school based in France, Switzerland & Austria, delivering high-quality instruction for over 20 years. Their skill, professionalism, dedication and quality of teaching is unsurpassed. In short, they're a great bunch, who are passionate about delivering incredible mountain experiences.
The Climbing Academy brings cutting edge bouldering facilities to Bristol & Glasgow. TCA continues to set new standards in wall design, atmosphere and customer care, offering fun and challenge to the novice and pro alike with hundreds of colour-coded climbs and dedicated training boards to choose from.
For Winter 2019/20 we are proud to work with SWISS as our official airline partner. SWISS is Switzerland's national airline, flying from 5 UK airports (Heathrow, City, Manchester, Birmingham and Gatwick) and offering free ski carriage on all their routes. For bookings please visit their website here.
If you've an appetite for adventure, raring to go, but not sure where to begin, look no further. 8th Day Adventure offer a huge wealth of different activities and events to suit every intrepid inclination. From weekends surfing, to ultimate frisbee, to a week long adventure holiday in the Alps, these guys have the whole package prepared and ready to go.
Ski Solutions is Britain’s original and largest specialist ski travel agency and tailor-made tour operator with over 27 years’ experience in arranging unforgettable ski holidays. They specialise in flexible, tailor-made ski holidays across the Alps, Canada and USA. All of the Ski Solutions team have first-hand, in-depth knowledge of the mountains and resorts ensuring they find you the holiday you desire.
Set up in 2010 by three travellers who first met each other when they all worked for the same travel company in the late 1980s. The True Traveller, is a travel insurance company that specialises in adventure holidays, so you can be sure that all your adventure sports needs are covered with the right insurance wherever the road takes you.
We’re delighted to be partnering with The Church, Bristol’s much loved climbing centre inside a ...church. The centre offers a welcoming atmosphere to all levels of climber and upto 13m of climbing walls, pillars, fins, overhangs and arches, plus a dedicated bouldering area. There are plenty of classes for the new, old and young to perfect or improve their skills.
Running Adventures is run by ultra runner Matt Buck. Matt is qualified running coach who has been guiding people through challenge events for over 10 years, driven by his passion for anything involving the outdoors. As well as completing a number of ultra marathons and intense personal physical challenges, Matt's led groups on treks and cycles all around the world.
Girls on Hills Ltd is Scotland’s only guided trail running company, designed specifically for women. Our guided runs take place in the Glencoe area of the Scottish Highlands and are aimed at women who want to break free from the road, and take their running into the mountains. We offer guided trail, fell and skyrunning, as well as women-only navigation courses.
Founded in 2015 Ryan Scott and Jo Cowper wanted to create a community with the aim of celebrating trail running. Today, Trailfest is all about helping people try trail running and supporting those who are already ripping the trail leaving the pavements and roads behind for adventures in forests, hills, mountains and moors.
Blackdog Outdoors has been established to bridge the gap between the mental health benefits of getting outdoors and the confidence or competence to get outdoors to reap the benefit. They organise walks that are free to attend, fully supported by outdoor professionals, and aimed specifically at those with poor mental health that want to give it a go.
Snowsport Scotland acts as the governing body for all things snowsports in Scotland. They work in partnership with like-minded organisations to encourage more people to get involved in the world of snowsports. They strive to be an effective organisation that is valued by its members and stakeholders.
The Outdoors Fix is a podcast which aims to inspire you to get outside and make adventures outdoors a bigger part of your life. The podcast is hosted by hiker and journalist Liv Bolton who speaks to fantastic women and men who have changed their lives to get outdoors more and their stories and tips can help you do the same! There’s also practical advice about hiking, cycling, wild swimming and landscape photography to get stuck into too.
The Adventure Running Company was founded by running buddies Sam Brooks and Nikki Barnard. Together, they’ve spent many years organising trail running holidays and have tackled some major challenges, including the Everest Marathon, Nepal, the TransRockies Run, USA, and several races from the famous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc series. Their experience and expertise are matched only by their enthusiasm and love for the sport.
Sidetracked is a small outdoor adventure company that organises guided tours all over Europe. Its founder, Sophie Nolan, grew up in Wales and fell in love with winter in Scandinavia. Sidetracked focuses on true wilderness experiences off the beaten track, from backcountry hut-to-hut ski tours in Finland to wild camping treks across the Outer Hebrides. Taking you to beautiful locations, in small groups, for unique experiences. Allowing you to discover new places, push yourself, and make new adventure buddies along the way.