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The best of a glut of outdoorsy shops in Liverpool, Ellis Brigham has been serving those with a fondness for the outdoors they call Great for 40 years. And their knowledge – and passion – informs everything they do.

Solid, dependable and fad-free range of hiking, mountaineering, skiing, snowboarding and diving gear. And, should you be a little wet behind the crampons, great shades too.