Sophie has recently joined the team after working as a sales assistant in the Blacks Meadowhall store. She is an occasional walker and hoping to experience more of the outdoors after moving closer to the Peak District from her small village in Yorkshire.
She is more accustomed to camping and travelling with her local Senior Section unit, camping in places like Alton Towers and Marwell Zoo, and travelling to North America and Switzerland.
Sophie is a self-proclaimed crazy cat lady, space fanatic and likes going to the pub at the weekend like any normal person should.
Whether it’s your Bronze, Silver or Gold expedition, meal planning for your expedition is vital. It’s important to think about what fuel you’re giving your body each day. Planning what food to take for your expedition requires some thought, it must be high in calories, low in weight and... Read more12-07-18 • Sophie Gibson
International adventurer, Nigel Vardy tells us the value of training for an expedition, and his recommendations on how, and where to go, to get the most from your Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition. Read more09-07-18 • Sophie Gibson
Our new additions to the Berghaus Air Tent Range are not to be underestimated, inspired with the Berghaus Mera Peak coat in mind, the air tent range is reminiscent of everything Berghaus are well known for, durability, functionality and great designs. Read more22-02-18 • Sophie Gibson
With Spring just around the corner and April showers a looming threat, good waterproof gear is a must. We’re here to guide you through the mystery of hydrostatic head, and give you a rundown of waterproofing technologies from our leading brands Read more22-02-18 • Sophie Gibson
On an unseasonably warm and sunny Sunday morning Sophie joined some of her old colleagues from Blacks Meadowhall, to do their part and ramble for Children in Need. Armed with their walking boots and bright yellow Pudsey headgear they headed out to tackle the Monsal Trail in the Peak District. Read more07-11-17 • Sophie Gibson