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Keswick Mountain Festival 2022

Calling all adventurers, thrill-seekers & music-lovers. We are delighted to announce that we will be returning to the line-up for Keswick Mountain Festival in 2022. We’re looking forward to getting out there again to meet with other lovers of the great outdoors who will be making the journey to Keswick from the 20th –22nd May. Celebrating its 15th year returning to the Lake District, Keswick Mountain Festival has also returned…

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The Summer Essentials For Your Staycation

With Summer knocking on the door and the weather finally starting to reveal some rays of sunshine, it is time to prepare yourself for the perfect holiday staycation with our range of Craghoppers gear. Learn more about our Summer range of clothing and camping gear and start planning your staycation now! Breathable & Lightweight Summer T Shirts Perfect for hotter days, we provide wide collections of summer t shirts for…

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The Outdoors: The Greatest Classroom On Earth

There’s a whole world of fantastic adventures that lie beyond the threshold of your front door and with it comes the freedom to see the world in a whole new way. After all, seeing the world we live in a whole new way is often the best part of being a child! The outdoors can teach essential skills and encourage growth in teamwork, self-esteem, imagination and a desire to protect…

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Introduction to DofE

Over 3.1 million young people have achieved a Duke of Edinburgh Award. The Duke of Edinburgh Award was founded by Prince Philip in 1956 who hoped that the programme would help and inspire young people on their own journey of personal development regardless of background, culture, ability, or interests. Prince Philip said that “if you can get a young person to succeed in any one activity, then that feeling of…

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Essential Tips For Your DofE Expedition

Going into the outdoors unprepared can sometimes lead to trouble. So, making sure that you have the right kit and (more importantly!) knowing how to use it is vital when you’re on the trail. Here’s some tips on how to best prepare. KIT The most important equipment that you should take into the outdoors is also the most obvious one… your clothes! Being dressed appropriately for the outdoors is essential,…

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What is Earth Day? Our Commitment To Sustainability

It’s that time of the year again! We at Craghoppers would like to wish you all a happy Earth Day! A day created to celebrate our world, the environment and wildlife Earth Day is the world’s largest force in seeking environmental movement, working with more than 150,000 partners in over 192 countries to drive effective and direct action for the planet. But what is the history of Earth Day? What…

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The Camping Essentials: What To Bring On Your Camping Trip

Camping can be one of the best ways to experience the the sheer beauty that the UK has to offer, however, it can be difficult to know what are the essential items to bring with you on your adventure. With this blog we will go through each essential piece of kit that we think are vital for you to have an enjoyable and fun camping holiday. A Reliable Tent Is…

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Keeping it Bright & Lively With Our New Summer Archive Collection

Sick of the rain, grey and the mundane? We are right there with you, so why not spruce up your wardrobe with our bright and exciting archive collection of outdoor clothing. With nods to the 90’s, our Archive Collection features bold colour pairings, ensuring that you won’t fall into the background. From fleeces to jackets, our Archive Collection is perfect for those wanting to stand out from the crowd and…

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What To Wear & Bring With You On A Hike

When you go out adventuring around the world, having the best clothing can either make or break your hike, holiday or trip abroad. Whether your battling the snowy elements or trying to beat the heat, our range of walking attire is perfect for the thrill seekers and the casual weekend warriors. Take a look at some of our products we think are perfect for the coming months. Dynamic 1200 Our…

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What To Bring On Your DofE Expedition: The Forgotten Kit

The Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) is a fantastic experience and an opportunity to challenge yourself, get fit and show a level of self-discipline. The length of time it takes to achieve the award depends on the level you are completing. The Bronze award takes around six months, whereas the Gold Award takes approximately two years. However no matter what award you are aiming to complete, you have to be…