Author archive for Trakke

  • Nov182016
    3 hikers wearing Trakke bags stand at the top of a hill overlooking a loch in Northern Scotland
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    Trakke Christmas Gift Guide

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    We all want to make an impression with our Christmas Gifts. The trouble is, some people are tough to...

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  • Nov152016
    The 2 awards won by Trakke at the 2016 Herald Fashion Awards stand proudly on display in the team's Finnieston workshop
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    Online Accessory Retailer of the Year

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    On Sunday, we attended the Herald Fashion Awards 2016. We’d been shortlisted for 5 categories, and we were ecstatic...

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  • Nov112016
    A blue, waxed cotton Fingal backpack sits on a wooden bench on a hilltop in autumn, nearby is a large woodpile
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    In The Wild: October

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    What can we say, folks? Your photos from October have been brilliant. With the keen eye of our customers,...

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  • Oct182016
    • A top view of weekend packing essentials: a waterproof Assynt 17 by Trakke, two Foulden packing cubes, a Laggan backpack accessory, an axe, a stainless steel hip flask, and Trakke-designed playing cards
    • A man stands facing a modern, wood-clad cabin, while wearing a purple Assynt 17 by Trakke, with an axe attached to the weatherproof pack
    • In a small bothy, an axe leans against a fireplace, dense woods can be seen through the window
    • A woman stands on a forest trail looking up at the tall pines above; she is wearing the Trakke Fingal in blue
    • An aerial shot of castle ruins on the edge of a loch
    • An overhead shot of a plate of food on a picnic table including salad, roasted asparagus, sausage, and toast
    • A man stands near the edge of a rocky river which cuts between large boulders; he is wearing a purple Assynt 17 weatherproof backpack by Trakke
    • A man wears a waxed cotton Trakke backpack while walking down a sunny, wooded hiking trail
    • The sun rises over the hills near a still loch in Scotland
    • A nighttime view of a wood-clad bothy near some tall pine trees
    • An open road in Scotland, the sun rises over the mountains
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    Glamping in Scotland: Adventures with Canopy & Stars

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    Early in October, we teamed up with Canopy & Stars for a weekend of glamping in Scotland. Here’s our trip-report:...

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  • Oct182016
    • A woman stands near a single-track road, facing the mountains with a large scarf wrapped around her shoulders
    • The dramatic, heather hills of Glen Etive are in the background while a stream flows in the foreground
    • Trakke founder, Alec Farmer, stands in a field of heather, looking towards the mountains of Glen Etive, and carrying a waterproof, plum Fingal commuter and weekend backpack
    • A Land Rover Discovery sits on the side of a single-track road near the mountains of Glen Etive
    • From above, a small fire burns amidst riverbed rocks
    • A man sits on a boulder and tends a small fire near a river bank, mountains and heather in the background
    • A cloud hangs dense and low over a heathered mountainside in Scotland
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    A Weekend Escape to Glen Etive

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    We love weekends, and when we’re looking to escape the city for a night or two, Glen Etive is...

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  • Oct172016
    An aerial photo of doune castle.
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    Experience Cinematic Scotland at Doune Castle

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    Located in the Stirling district of Scotland is Doune Castle. Believed to have been built in the 13th century,...

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  • Oct142016
    A modern, timber bothy sits near a few large trees, a rocky berm in the foreground
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    Top 5: Cool Places to Stay in Scotland.

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    Hitting the trails with a flask and a sandwich, exploring the unknown with good company and adventuring across paths...

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  • Oct112016
    From below a woman walks up a flight of stairs in a green, outdoor landscape while wearing a Trakke backpack
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    Thank You, Summer. You Were Great.

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    The time of year has come when the nights start closing in on the days. Before we know it...

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  • Oct102016
    • Near the rocky crags of the Whangie in Scotland leans a small, handmade, timber enclosure of undetermined purpose
    • A woman sits at the top of a rocky cliff and looks out towards the pine forests in the distance
    • A hiker stands at the base of the rocky cliffs at Queen
    • A man wearing an Arkaig Trakke bag climbs over a rocky landscape
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    The Whangie & the Mysterious Cage

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    About a thirty minute drive out of Glasgow lies Queens View – otherwise known as the Whangie. It’s one...

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  • Sep292016
    A woman stands on a high cliff overlooking a dramatic fjord in Norway while wearing an Assynt 28 backpack by Trakke
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    In the Wild: September

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    It always makes our day to receive photos of our bags out in the wild. You guys are the...

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