What is snow peak way?
In Japan, Snow Peak Way is held eleven times a year, providing a time for our customers and staff to spend a weekend camping together. This event is now held all over the world, bringing campers together for host of outdoor activities and workshops with ourselves and our partners, including new product demonstrations, delicious Workshop Coffee, Takibi Time Talks and much more.
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For the second year in the UK, Snow Peak Way brought us together at Embers Bentley, East Sussex. A site nestled in the South Downs, surrounded by woodland and hedgerows.While remaining rooted in Snow Peak tradition, this event brought a taste of Japan to the English countryside.
Campers recieved the following items and services as part of the Snow Peak Way experience:
Two-night pitch in the scenic Embers Bentley campsite, East Sussex.
Daily pour over coffee from Workshop Coffee.
Access to a suite of workshops hosted by Snow Peak and our partners, such as Tie-Dye your tenugui with Stain Shade, Bikepacking 101 and cycling with Rapha, Workshop Coffee masterclass, Wabi-Sabi Natural Dye Workshop with Nana Frank and Geoffrey Fisher returns with his sustainable craft workshop.
A host of children’s activities and games.
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Geoffrey Fisher is an artist, designer and maker, who works with wood. On Saturday and Sunday, he will be running a series of woodworking masterclasses. Using traditional techniques, you will learn to craft a unique, coppiced wood, hand held brush or a minimalist key chain. Fisher’s materials are locally foraged and sourced, creating raw and natural pieces for your home.
Workshop Coffee Masterclass
Join Workshop Coffee for a filter coffee brewing masterclass. We’ve been working with Workshop for several years and their dedicated approach to seasonally sourcing and roasting single origin coffees means our camp coffee is always clean, sweet and delicious. Their 45-minute session will take you through the journey of taking a coffee seed from origin right through to the final cup, as they convey the key tenants to brewing brilliant pour over coffee wherever you find yourself.
Sake Masterclass with Tazaki Foods
Sake Master class by Hiroko Nishitani
Hiroko will take you on a journey, showcasing sake and its story, highlighting the breweries techniques and its regionality. This year Sake from Niigata and Oita prefecture will be focused, and guests will taste wider flavour profile of sake from different regions.
Workshop & Ride with Rapha
Rapha will be on hand with a Bikepacking 101 workshop to get you ready for your next bikepacking or adventure riding trip. We'll chat about what to bring, how to pack your bike, as well as some handy tricks and tips for when you're out on the road or the trails. Whether you're a seasoned gravel grinder or just curious to hear about the wonderful world of bikepacking, come along to chat, ask questions and discover more. We'll also be offering two guided bike rides on Saturday, with short and longer distance options available. All bikes welcome, so come and join us for the ride!
Masterclass with From Trees
Join From Trees for a unique workshop adventuring into the use of organic pure plant teas. Learn to slow brew, savouring the leaves and honouring the trees. Explore a new daily ritual that benefits collective health - for you and the planet. They will also be offering three morning sessions of tea ritual & tree gazing - to hydrate, energise and revitalise - discover the power of trees.
Best brewed outdoors.
All photo credits Markus Brown unless otherwise stated.