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The Top 8 Apps For Adventurers

Thanks to the wonderful world of technology, travelling the world and hiking up mountains has never been so easy! That may seem like a strange thing to say, however thanks to smartphones, there are hundreds of travel and hiking apps that can benefit your experience. Normally you would have to crawl through all these apps to discover which ones are the most useful, but thankfully, our friends at BW Travels…

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Winter Wellness Tips

Winter is a time of year when many people struggle to maintain their physical and mental well-being. The shorter days and longer nights can lead to feelings of depression, while the cold weather can make it difficult to stay active and motivated. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help boost your winter wellness. Exercise First and foremost, it's important to stay active during the winter…

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What Is Blue Monday?

If you're struggling with your mental health please call: Samaritans: 116 123 (24 Hours) SANEline: 0300 304 7000 (4:30pm – 10:30pm) National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK: 0800 689 5652 (6:00pm – 3:30pm) Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM): 0800 58 58 58 (5:00pm – 12:00am) Blue Monday was first coined by Sky Travel back in 2005 as a way of being able to sell more summer holidays, however since then, people…

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Essential Clothing For Winter

For those still looking for Christmas presents for those outdoor enthusiasts, then look no further, we have you’re back by selecting a few of our top products for cold winter months that lay ahead of us, essential as the temperature has already began to drop! KIWI WINTER LINED TROUSERS Perfect for those who still enjoy long walks, despite the icy climate and falling temperatures, our Kiwi Winter Lined Trousers are…

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Manchester’s Finest x Craghoppers Weekend Walks 7: Olli Ryder / White Scar Cave & Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

You can watch the full episode on YouTube here When Olli arrived at the starting point donning a pair of Crocs, we were worried about what lies ahead of him during the two hour trail, but looks can be deceiving… On this episode of Manchester Finest’s Craghoppers Weekend Walks we were joined by Ollie Ryder, step son of Shaun Ryder and one of the largest influencers in Manchester and the…

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Tips on Hiking with Young Children

By Craghoppers Ambassador, Sabah Ahmed When it comes to hiking with kids, there are a few key things to bear in mind in order to make the experience enjoyable for both you and your little ones. Invest in good clothing  Kids love to jump In puddles, splash through streams and roll in mud. There's nothing worse than a cold, wet and miserable child. So, waterproofs and at least one good…

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Another Great Weekend At Kendal Mountain Festival 2022

Returning for our second year, the Craghoppers team joined thousands of outdoor enthusiasts in enjoying everything Kendal Mountain Festival has to offer. The festival took place across Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th November and included an incredible number of film screenings, talks, workshops, guided walks and more. A true celebration of what the outdoors means to so many, whether they’re trail running, cycling, climbing or hiking. The Craghoppers team were excited…

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Manchester’s Finest x Craghoppers Weekend Walks 6: Victoria Jane / Pendle Hill & Aitken Wood

During the spooky season it’s normal practice for people to carve pumpkins, scoff chocolate or dress up in your best costume and head to a Halloween party… We had something else in mind. We took one of the city’s most renown and celebrated soul artists and BBC broadcaster Victoria Jane deep into East Lancashire to the infamous and historically gruesome Pendle Hill & Aitken Wood. The perfect way to spend…

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The Three Lakes Expedition

Photo Credit: Roxanna Barry Recently we supported Bex Band and Emma Rosen on their first expedition together across three lakes in the Lake District. We caught up with Bex on their return and got the low down on how the expedition came about and how it went. Let's set the scene - where did you and Emma both meet?  We both met on the side of a mountain in India…

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The Bold & The Brave: Archive Collection 2022

Bold prints. Autumnal colours. Your favourite capsule collection is back. Dive in and learn what makes this Archive collection so special and the people behind the shoot. Warm Autumnal Colours A slight contrast to last season’s Archive collection which featured bright and bold colour blocks, this season’s collection features warmer autumnal colours without sacrificing anything on style. With cosy and snug fleece such as the Frey Overhead and rain battling waterproof jackets such…