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Recycled Fleece Guide

Comfort and practicality in hiking clothes is key. But what about the sustainability factor? That’s where our recycled fleeces come in. Made from old plastic bottles, our recycled fleeces provide you with a super soft mid-layer, insulation and peace of mind – as you’ll be doing your bit to help protect the planet just by wearing it. Want to find out more? Learn how we make our recycled fleece from…

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Lake District Guide

Although travel is currently off the cards, there’s no harm in planning your next adventure. And where better to start than our very own country, and specifically, the Lake District. After staying in for a significant period of time, many people will want to head out and explore the great outdoors. So in order to make the most of your trip, consult our handy Lake District guide. With information on…

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How To Choose The Right Luggage

Although your travel plans might be disrupted, that doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for the future. Use this time to plan how you can maximise your next adventure for a productive and smooth experience. Want to know how? One of the easiest ways to do this is by choosing the right luggage. With so many different reasons for travel, how can you know that your luggage isn’t holding you back?…

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The Ultimate Defence Against Biting Insects

What have the Lion Whisperer, Saving the Survivors vets working out in Africa and the British Army, amongst many other adventurers got in common? They all wear our NosiLife clothing. So what is the big deal, you might be asking? NosiLife clothing has an anti-insect treatment which offers an outstanding defence against biting insects including Mosquitoes, which can carry diseases such as Malaria. The treatment contains Permethrin which was originally…

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A2A Expedition: Surviving Isolation

Guest blog written by Graeme Bell. Photography by Luisa Bell, Keelan Bell, Graeme Bell, Jessica Bell. So, you're stuck at home with the family, you are ready to climb the walls, the media is driving you to despair and if you watch one more movie you might just lose your mind. Been there. It sucks. My family of four has lived in a Land Rover with roof tent for four…

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Saving The White Rhino

White rhinos have been a topic of news within the animal industry for many years. Subjected to poaching for their horns, these majestic creatures must be protected at all costs. If saving the white rhino is something you feel passionate about, learn more about their importance, the reasons why they are hunted, how many white rhinos are left and how we can save them, below. Why are white rhinos important?…

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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…

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This is Our Kind of Lockdown

[siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Custom_HTML"][/siteorigin_widget] Together we stand stronger. Though we are currently starved of our actual adventures – we can still dream. We can still plan. We can still be inspired by the many like minded adventurers out there that crave the very same thing. Here at Craghoppers, we are made for travel. It’s in our DNA, like you. So we need an outlet, a lifeline to see us through the next…

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The Sunshine Journey: Nepal

By Eva Bouwer, The Sunshine Journey As part of my journey to travel & volunteer around the globe, I traveled off to Nepal this March in search for adventure. To experience the unique beauty of Nepal's nature, I chose Chitwan National Park in the South of the country. I traveled to Nepal from India, but another good option is to fly to Kathmandu and then drive 5 hours to arrive…