Tag: Walk

How To Walk Ben Nevis

The latest Ordnance Survey calculates that our Big Ben is getting even bigger. The most up to date reordered height is at 1,345 metres, a full metre taller than in 1949. As Ben Nevis is a big news topic at the moment we thought that we would put together a How To guide for walking up The Ben. Walking Tips The most popular route to take up the mountain is…

UK Coastal Trek

My name is Adam Short, I'm a long distance walker and adventurer and I set off on my UK Coastal Trek 6600 miles and 506 days ago! I arrived at the Itchen Bridge in Southampton, on Sunday 26th July, thus completing my walk. The journey began in March 2014, the aim being to walk anti-clockwise around the UK, staying as close to the coastline as physically possible, use my inflatable…

Explore the beauty of Britain with ‘Discovering Britain’ walks

The world is so full of fascinating places, people and sights, that it’s sometimes easy to forget how much there is to explore on our own doorsteps. But Britain's wonderful and wide-ranging landscapes all have a story to tell about both the past and the present. ‘Discovering Britain’ is an exciting series of geographically themed walks, created by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), that bring these stories alive and…

Craghoppers Sponsors ‘Take Me Back To Manchester’

We are proud to have sponsored Manchester comic artist Oliver East while he retraced a historical 200 mile Victorian walk, which was undertaken by Maharajah, the Asian elephant, and his keeper, Lorenzo Lawrence in 1872.   We showed our support by helping Oliver finance the journey, as well as donating a large amount of kit from its popular outdoor range, including; jackets, trousers, fleeces, socks, t-shirts and shorts to keep…