Tag: Clothing

Winter Hiking Kit Guide

Your Winter Hiking Kit Guide It may be cold outside – but that doesn’t mean being stuck indoors. With the right kit and clothing, you’re all set to explore the wintery landscape, whether there’s rain, snow or sleet on the horizon. Take a peek at our guide to winter clothing and accessories – and get ready for your next adventure. Winter Hiking Clothes Dressing for winter hiking? It’s all about…

Discovering: South Africa. 10 Minutes with Craghoppers MD, Jim Mcnamara

  Discovering: South Africa. 10 Minutes with Jim Mcnamara, Craghoppers MD. 'Explore: To travel through (an unfamiliar area) in order to learn about it.'   Meet Jim Mcnamara, the travel apparel guru, adventure kit specialist, and the Managing Director of Craghoppers. Jim is the fountain of all knowledge when it comes to travel clothing and adventure apparel, but at the beginning of the year, Jim discovered the true meaning of…

Sri Lanka: An Adventure Part 2

It’s now less than two months until our trip to Sri Lanka with Craghoppers and Adventure Worldwide; and as of last night we have our Visas, so looks like it’s definitely happening! The itinerary for the trip is extremely active, what with all the cycling and trekking and mountains and white water rafting… Being an active girl I’m dead excited about all that, but also anxious to stay fit for…

Sri Lanka: An Adventure

  An Introduction; I’m Tessa and I was the winner of the Telegraph #mycraghoppers competition. The prize was a trip to Sri Lanka courtesy of Adventure Worldwide, and so over the next couple of months I’m going to be keeping you posted about my trip. It’s nice to meet you. So! First of all: a bit about me perhaps? I’m an Operating Department Practitioner (a bit like a Theatre Nurse),…

Crag Hopping with Craghoppers

Hopping between crags in gorgeous sunshine is a great way to rid oneself of any winter blues Mike, David and I ventured to Newstones, a small crag north of the Roaches. Newstones is a boulder’s playground where there are plenty of problems for a range of abilities. The views from the crag across to Shining Tor, the Roaches and Ramshaw Rocks serve as tonic for the soul. After warming up…

Winter Walks In The City

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Aristophanes There is nothing more exciting than arriving in a new, unexplored city. Arguably, one of the best ways to find new areas is to walk everywhere. By walking, you avoid missing out on any of the sights the city has to offer, and, should you…

Winter Walking Tips From Craghoppers

There’s nothing more Wintry than stepping outside on a cool, crisp morning for a Sunday walk. Upon glancing out of the window at the frost glistening on the grass, the idea of leaving the warm embrace of home to brave the elements can feel like an unwelcome task. That being said, knowing you have the right kit to keep you cosy can bring the wave of relief you need to…

Craghoppers put to the test: The Inca Trail

After 10 years of dreaming of trekking the Inca Trail and seeing Machu Picchu, It had finally come around! Some friends and I decided to plan and allow our adolescent conversations become reality. We had booked the trip a year in advance which gave us plenty of time to prepare what we will need for the four day hike. Higher up in the mountains, the climate can change very quickly.…

Walking Thought To Significantly Promote Weight Loss

A recently conducted study has shown that walking briskly for 30 minutes proves more fruitful in reducing weight than going to the gym for half an hour. The London School of Economics carried out the study in a bid to discover which method of exercise promotes the most weight loss. In the outcome, the leader of the study, Dr Grace Lordon, derived that people who walked (briskly) regularly had a…

Protect yourself from Tick bites with NosiLife clothing

Craghoppers' New Clothing Collection Offers Up To 90% Protection From Insect Bites There are several elements to account for when preparing for an adventure. Regardless of whether it’s the three peaks challenge or simply going on a Sunday walk, there are always a few essentials we initially think of to pack with us – and insect repellent isn’t necessary always first on our list. Being based in the UK, one…