How do we know our gear works in the places we say it will? The answer is as simple as you might think. We send it there.
Many Happy Returns!
Surprise birthday parties are a thing, obviously, but surprise birthdays? Not so much. We managed it though.
When the going gets really tough
When you need help in the mountains, you put your faith in the Rescue Teams. And who do they put their faith in?
Run Robert, Run Robert, Run, Run, Run
What do you do when you’re stricken with ill health and bereavement? That’s right, you go and run the toughest races in the world.
You never know who you might find wandering around Stalybridge…
Not best known for idling around and dodging a challenge, it’s not too surprising that Ben Fogle & Victoria Pendleton fancied a crack at Everest. Before that though, they had to make the perilous journey north to see us at PHD.
A Very Important Lady
Margaret, the lady in charge of the PHD sewing room, has been with us since the very beginning. So if you’ve ever had anything to do with PHD gear, chances are you’ve had something to do with Margaret! Now she’s retiring, we hope you’ll all join us in saying goodbye and good luck.
Age is just a number
When Roger Cook set out for Cho Oyu – the worlds 6th highest mountain – a PHD Double Suit and Sleep System went with him: gear for every occasion without having to take different gear for every occasion. It’s all about the layers!
The achievement of a lifetime…and then again the following day!
Having reached the summit of an 8000m peak, it’s not unheard of to want to do another. However, after climbing one, heading straight to the top of a second one the following day is rather more unusual!
Horia Colibășanu and Peter Hámor’s Hornbein Couloir Attempt
Given his impressive track record of oxygen-free ascents in the Himalayas, when Horia Colibăşanu contacted us about kit, we were intrigued as to what he was up to! He didn’t tell us exactly what he was intending, but this is what we found out…
PHD Custom Sizing
Some people are size Medium, some are Large. But many are neither, and many are both! We’ve made custom size gear for years, by request, but now it’s started to make its way onto our main website.