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MEET THE STAR TROUSERS OF AUTUMN & WINTER SEASON

A fit for every adventure. From Craghoppers, the outdoor legwear specialist. With a new year comes a new season of Craghoppers innovative and industry pushing trousers. With a range of technologies and styles, we thought we’d introduce you to the stars of the show. THE OG The Classic, the Wear with all, the Established, because “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” our legendary Kiwi Classics are all that and…

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Meet Josh from the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Ever wondered what it would be like to hang out with gorillas, and still call this your job? Josh Clark, Senior Digital Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the Fossey Fund, recently had the opportunity to travel to Rwanda to witness first-hand the incredible work his colleagues do every single day. Luckily for us, he wanted to share his life-changing experience. The Kindness Of Strangers Arriving in Rwanda, I was immediately…

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A Guide To Climbing Blencathra Via Sharp Edge

With splendid views, steep inclines and challenging scrambles, Blencathra truly has it all! A perfect hike for those looking for an introduction into scrambling, Check out our guide to climbing Blencathra via Sharp Edge. How High Is Blencathra? Blencathra is 868m above sea level, making it the 14th tallest peak in the Lake District and 18th tallest in England. Blencathra is unique because it has 6 different fell tops, with…

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An Evening with Jack Fleckney

We at Craghoppers are proud to announce that former Royal Marines Commando and World Record holder, Jack Fleckney will be hosting an evening event at Craghoppers’ flagship store in Edinburgh on September 29th, 2022, from 6pm-8pm. The event, titled An Evening with Jack Fleckney, will cover Jack’s latest expedition through the world’s most dangerous swamp and up Africa’s largest trees in a challenge that see’s Jack cover over 1000km across…

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A Guide To Climbing Skiddaw

Are you a fairly inexperienced walker looking for a challenge? Or exploring the Lake District for the first time and want to see one of the most picturesque mountains in the UK? Then Skiddaw is the perfect mountain to take on as your next challenge and with our guide, we’ll help you tackle it. How High Is Skiddaw? The 6th highest mountain in England, Skiddaw’s summit sits at 931m (3,054…

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How Do We Judge The Craghoppers Film Prize?

Somerset House, 17 August 2022 We often get asked how the Craghoppers Film Prize winners are chosen, and finally we thought we'd explain how the process works! Now in its 4th year, the Awards attract over 3000 entries from across the globe. The films are all submitted via Film Freeway. Now in its 4th year, the Discover Film Awards attract over 3000 entries from across the globe. The films are all…

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To Mount Toubkal & Back: Marty Davies’ Journey

Photography & Article From Marty Davies It has been on my bucket list to climb Mount Toubkal in Morocco for many years. It stands at 4167 metres. To put it in perspective, it is the same height as three Ben Nevis’s on top of each other. Due to issues with ISIS and laterally Covid I had to postpone this trip for 4 years. Finally I was given the green light…

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A Beginner’s Guide To Climbing The 3 Peaks

Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer, or just lacing up your first pair of walking boots, the famous 3 peaks challenge attracts walkers and travellers across the country. With our beginner's guide to the 3 Peak Challenge, we’ll provide you with all the information you need before you tackle each peak! Scafell Pike 978 meters 5-6 Hours To Complete The highest mountain in England, standing at an elevation of 978m, Scafell…

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Manchester’s Finest Weekend Walks with Craghoppers

We have partnered with Manchester's Finest to launch a brand new video series dedicated to the best rural walks within striking distance of home here in Manchester. Simply put, our host Hanna will guide familiar faces & prominent people from across Greater Manchester through some of the most spectacular and scenic routes in the North of England, all while kitted out in Craghoppers' gear. WEEKEND WALKS EPISODE 1: HEBDEN BRIDGE…

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Plastic Free July

At Craghoppers', we're proud of our products.  We ensure everything we do is as sustainable and ethical as possible, and are striving to do better every year and to celebrate Plastic Free July, we thought we would share some of the work that goes into manufacturing our products ethically and sustainably. This includes reducing our plastic waste as a business, and recycling plastic bottles to make our kit - whether…