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How To Purify Water On Your Next Expedition

Are you looking to venture out on your next outdoor expedition? A long trip or hefty hike will require some necessary hydration. But you don’t want to weigh down your backpack with bottle after bottle of H20, or overlook your environmental responsibility. Luckily, there are water purification solutions aplenty, and Craghoppers we’re is here to talk you through these, ensuring you stay healthy, hydrated and make the most of your…

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What To See And Do In Egypt

Current travel restrictions can’t stop you from planning future adventures. While you’re researching where to go, why not consider Egypt? Now if you’re wondering what to see and do in Egypt, We can help you there. We’ve put together a list of the top things to do in Egypt from learning about its history to exciting outdoor activities. Also, discover the best places to stay in Egypt suitable for a…

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Galapagos Islands Travel Guide

The Galapagos Islands provide endless opportunities for taking part in a range of exciting activities, from snorkelling with turtles and sea lions to cliff jumping into lagoons. But before you set off on your adventure, there are plenty of factors to consider. In our Galapagos Islands travel guide, we’ll talk you through all the key information you’ll need to think about when planning your trip. This includes: • How to…

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We support our partners, Walking With The Wounded: The Grenadier Walk Of Oman

We're delighted to be supporting the Military Charity, Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) on its ambitious trek across The Arabian Desert. The expedition, called The Grenadier Walk of Oman, will consist of a 4-man team of ex-service personnel, trekking 400km over the course of 21 days. Over the last couple of months, we have been working with WTWW to provide the team with essential technical clothing and equipment for the…

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Climbing in Dalkey, Ireland with Conor Phelan

Conor is a photographer from Ireland who mainly focuses on landscape and adventure photography. His photography work has brought him all over the world from the wilderness of Guyana to the epic mountains of Indonesia. By far and away his favourite place to capture is Ireland, much like Dorothy, he believes that there's no place like home!  Recently Conor has gone from walking up hills to tackling more vertical terrain and taking photos…

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Mini Adventure – Glencoe, Scotland

I am a Detective within Police Scotland and I am currently attached to the Specialist Crime Division. I have been a police officer for 23 years and there is not much I haven't seen or dealt with. During this pandemic I have continued to work as a ‘key worker’. To de-compress I like to get to the mountains and switch off from work. It’s where I get my headspace back.…

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7 Sustainable Hiking Tips

So you’re trying to become sustainable in all aspects of your life. Travel, food, clothing – but what about your favourite hobbies? If you’re a keen hiker, you’ll surely appreciate the stunning views and fresh landscapes on your treks. To preserve the things we all sometimes take for granted, we’ve compiled a list of seven sustainable hiking tips to get you started. From carefully choosing your routes to the hiking…

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Mindfully Made from Craghoppers

At Craghoppers, we are on a journey of sustainability. A journey to become the best we can be, in areas which are very important to us. As part of our Mindfully Made project (which was previously Honesty Project) we set out ways in which we could make a positive difference on an ethical, environmental, social, conservation and sustainable product level. We work as a team across departments to set ourselves…

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Packing for the Inca Trail with David Love

We chat to Craghoppers Ambassador and International Expedition Leader, David Love, on some handy do’s & don’ts if you’re planning to undertake the Inca Trail for your next big adventure as well as some top tips and tricks he’s learned over the years in packing for expedition success! FIRST THING’S FIRST… The Inca trail is certainly a once-in-a-lifetime type of trip. So it’s really important you take time to consider…

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Reasons to Visit Beeston Castle

Written by English Heritage ambassador, Carolyn Hicks High upon a rocky crag in Cheshire, North West England, sits Beeston Castle, a place where people have gathered for thousands of years. As the sun sets behind the Welsh mountains, it illuminates the red sandstone of the castle and the rolling landscape of the Sandstone Ridge. This geological feature was formed between 225 and 195 million years ago during the Triassic age.…