Author: Sophi Lynch

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What Are The Benefits Of Eating Local Food?

While we’re all at home, it’s time to rethink our consumer habits. So whether you’re trying to be more healthy with your food choices or you’re making an effort to reduce your carbon footprint, the benefits of eating local food over imported foods can’t be ignored. So if that’s the case, why should we eat local food? The main reason is the positive impact on the environment, local economy and…

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Meet the 2020 GetOutside Champions

Little did we know that when we were discussing with Ordnance Survey which jackets and trousers would be most suitable for the 2020 GetOutside Champions, what would be round the corner for us all? A change for all of us in the way we can access the Great Outdoors. Thankfully these guys are inspirational in their ways of getting the most from the outdoors and happy to share it with…

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Staycation – Rome in a Day (Social Distancing Edition)

Since travelling isn’t an option right now and we’re finding ourselves reminiscing on past holidays - we wanted to create a series that still keeps them in your calendar, staycation style. Who said you couldn’t bring a piece of your favourite city to your home? Not us…  This week you’ve got the chance to visit Rome in a day, we know you might think it’s a lot but trust us, stay…

Winter Hiking Kit Guide

It may be cold outside – but that doesn’t mean you need to be stuck indoors. With the right kit and clothing, you’re all set to explore the wintery landscape, whether there’s rain, snow or sleet on the horizon. Take a peek at our guide to what you need for your winter hiking kit, including clothing and accessories – and get ready for your next adventure. Winter Hiking Clothes List…

5 Craghoppers AquaDry Fun Facts

In order to make the most of your outdoor adventures, being prepared for any weather conditions is key. So if you’ve planned an exciting trip with your family or friends and the forecast is looking gloomy, stay protected from the harsh conditions with Craghoppers AquaDry technology. Other than keeping you dry and toasty while on the move, what else can our AquaDry waterproofing offer you? Find out below with our…

Preparing for an Expedition with Alice Morrison

Now, this is how you pack for the Sahara Desert. I first thought about doing the Sahara Expedition in the summer of this year. I’d just become the first woman to walk the Draa River, 1500km in Morocco, and my expedition organiser, Jean-Pierre Datcharry suggested I add the Sahara and then an Atlas stage and walk the whole of Morocco. Sounded crazy at the time, but here I am a…

Sustainable Clothing Guide

Everyone can do their bit to help the environment – and now it’s more important than ever. Interested in changing your shopping habits for the better? One of the best ways we can protect Earth from further damage is through shopping sustainably, especially with our clothing. Find out more about what sustainable clothing is, how to shop ethically and sustainably, and the different types of environmentally friendly clothing in our…

A Guide To Christmas Gifts For Outdoor Enthusiasts

With Christmas just around the corner, you might be starting to think about Christmas gifts for the outdoorsy people in your life. Stuck for inspiration? We can help you there. To get the ball rolling, we’ve created the ultimate guide to gifts for outdoor enthusiasts, separating our ideas into three groups: hikers, campers and ramblers. Fortunately, there are plenty of wonderful presents you can treat your family and friends to…

The Pip Edit – Behind the Scenes with Pip Stewart

What REALLY happened behind the scenes on Craghoppers Autumn/Winter shoot As I quickly stripped off behind a bush on a chilly Autumn day I chuckled to myself. I was with some of the Craghoppers team (they weren’t with me behind the bush at the time) shooting for their new Autumn/Winter collection. I was tickled because if anyone had seen me at that precise moment, disheveled hair, bra clad, alone, numerous…

Top 5 Best Places To Visit In Autumn

Fancy a break before the cold weather sets in? Autumn holidays are just the thing, with woodland areas and other destinations surrounded by fiery foliage and autumnal landscapes perfect for capturing photos. So make sure you don’t forget your camera! But where to go? We’ve put together a list of the top 5 best places to visit in autumn to make the decision easier for you. Find out our top…