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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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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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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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What Are The Benefits Of Eating Local Food?

While we’re all at home, it’s time to rethink our consumer habits. So whether you’re trying to be more healthy with your food choices or you’re making an effort to reduce your carbon footprint, the benefits of eating local food over imported foods can’t be ignored. So if that’s the case, why should we eat local food? The main reason is the positive impact on the environment, local economy and…

Wild Swimming Guide

Are you intrigued by open water swimming? Whether it’s the thrill of being closer to nature or the appeal of the reported health benefits of cold water swimming that draws you in, we can help you get started. In our wild swimming guide, we’ll talk you through everything you need to know – from what the activity is to what to wear while you’re doing it. Discover more below. What…

10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in The World

Lakes, mountains and coasts offer some of the most spectacular hiking trails. But let’s not forget about waterfalls. Offering so many incredible treks with endless photo opportunities, we’ll talk you through our top 10 most beautiful waterfalls in the world. From Angel Falls in Zambia to Guffloss in Iceland, find inspiration for your next waterfall walk below. 1. Plitvice Falls, Croatia Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, Plitvice…

New Year’s Reflections – Half Way Home

Before I set off on this expedition to walk 2000km across the Sahara, I had some doubts about it. Not, perhaps as you might expect, about the distance or difficulty or danger but because just under a year ago I had become the first woman to walk the Draa River in Morocco which had been a fantastic experience, and I was worried that the Sahara Expedition would fall short.  This…

Top 10 Most Beautiful Lakes in The World

The focus of many walks, watersports and outdoor photography – lakes are one of the most versatile natural features earth has to offer. But where are the best lakes to visit? With so many to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most beautiful lakes in the world. Whether they’re unusually coloured, quirky in their form or simply visually stunning, we’ve got it covered. Discover some of…

Brave Wilderness in Australia | Part One

By Mark Vins After returning from their first major production for Animal Planet, Brave Wilderness camera team Mark Vins and Mario Aldecoa are joining this months blog to share the very first public details about their experiences in Australia making Coyote Peterson’s debut television series This was IT! The adventure we’ve dreamed about for years. Australia. The Outback. Further, then we’ve ever gone before! As a team, we thrive on…