Author archive for Trakke

  • Aug042017
    A history of camouflage: A man wearing camouflage clothing and face-paint.

    Deception by Design: A Brief History of Camouflage


    From the embattled trenches that scarred French fields, though deep and dark jungles of the Vietnam war to the...

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  • Jul052017
    • People drinking beer at the Glasgow Hypermarket
    • A Dj at the Glasgow Hypermarket in SWG3
    • Sitting outside at the SWG3 Yardworks during the Glasgow Hypermarket.
    • Trakke Bags at the Glasgow Hypermarket at SWG3
    • The latest furniture designs from Local Heroes
    • Pouring cocktails at the Glasgow Hypermarket
    • McNair Shirts display their wares at the Glavanizers at SWG3 for Glasgow Hypermarket
    • Habiib Home display some mid-century furniture at the hypermarket in Glasgow
    • The Buffalo Truck serves fried chicken streetfood at the Glasgow Hypermarket
    • People laughing at the Glasgow Hypermarket.
    • making cocktails at the Glasgow hypermarket
    • Hoos at the Glasgow Hypermarket
    • Nicole Bidoli launches her new collection at the Glasgow Hypermarket
    • The Century General Store Market Stall at the Glasgow Hypermarket.

    Hypermarket: Glasgow


    Beginning life as the Customs & Excise market were we invited young brands and designers to to show the world their...

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  • Jun292017
    • Free camping on Elafonisi Beach, Crete.
    • Walking through Chania, Crete, wearing a Storr Hand Luggage backpack
    • Looking at the old venetian harbour in Chania, Crete.
    • old buildings meet new in chania, greece
    • Eating a watermelon and plums in crete
    • Sun Loungers set up on Elafonisi Beach in Crete
    • The venetian lighthouse in Chania, Crete
    • Sleeping in a hammock while free camping in Greece
    • The sunset over the water in Crete
    • Free camping on falassarna beach, crete
    • Free camping in greece on Sougia beach
    • The road to sougia, crete
    • Finding a place to wild camp in greece while wearing a storr backpack by trakke
    • waking up to the sunrise on elafonisi beach
    • Boarding a plane with the waxed canvas storr backpack by trakke

    Free Camping in Greece


    Early in June, we were looking for a low-cost holiday to Europe. We weren’t too picky about where –...

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  • Jun292017
    A flatlay of a Storr Travel Backpack, and everything you need for a week of free camping in europe.

    How to Pack: Hand-Luggage Only


    Travelling with hand luggage only is a bit of an art form. Most airlines have strict regulations for the...

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  • Jun262017

    How to Pack the Storr Backpack


    How to pack the Storr hand-luggage backpack for a week of free-camping in Crete. You’ll be amazed how much...

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  • May122017
    Trakke Stockists in London: Outdoor People at the Netil Market.

    Trakke Stockists


    For a long time, our bags have only been available online, from us, direct – but recently we’ve made...

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  • Apr282017
    • A man looks at the limestone climbing cliffs of Sector Oasis, a year-round climbing area in Spain
    • The cliffside village of Chulilla at sunset
    • A man stretches out on a bench in the sun in Chulilla, Spain
    • A man stands at the base of a climbing crag, considering the routes, and carrying a red Arkaig pack
    • A landscape view of a popular climbing crag, Chulilla, Spain
    • A woman sits on a stone wall, looking out over Chulilla, a popular climbing village in Spain
    • A man sits on a cliff, overlooking the climbing area in Valencia, Spain
    • A woman stands on a suspended bridge while hiking over the Charco Azul river near Chullila
    • Overlooking the cliffside village of Chulilla in Spain
    • A woman carries an Assynt 17 in plum and crosses a bridge in the valley of the cliffs in Valencia, Spain
    • A woman swims in a sunny reservoir near Chulilla, Spain

    Adventure Diaries: Climbing in Spain


    In this edition of ‘Adventure Diaries’ we’re off climbing in Spain: We turned the corner to look down into...

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  • Apr212017
    • Overlooking the valley at the Cuillin Mountain Range, hikers are seen walking the trail and carrying equipment and kit for the concert
    • Four hikers carry a generator strapped to wood studs; on the Cuillin Mountain Range trail with snowy mountains in the background
    • A shot from above of people standing near a tent, preparing to hike down after a mountaintop concert on the Isle of Skye
    • A man looking out to sea on the Isle of Skye wearing a red Lecht Backpack.
    • Looking up into the misty crags of the Coire Lagan while descending
    • An aerial drone shot of the concert on Coire Lagan on Skye
    • Hikers wearing head torches gather for food in the Trakke yurt on the Cuillin Mountain Range on the Isle of Skye during a nighttime concert
    • A group of hikers gathering outside the Trakke yurt on the Cuillin Mountain Range on the Isle of Skye at night

    Concert in a Coire


    A few weeks ago we got the call from John at Skye Adventure. He was planning to hold a concert...

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  • Apr132017
    An overhead, layout view of weekend packing essentials, including the waterproof Lecht in red, three Foulden packing cubes, a knife, camera, kindle, and harmonica

    Hands On: Lecht Backpack


    Find out more about all the features and design details on the new Lecht Backpack.

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  • Mar282017
    • An exterior night shot of the Inshriach Bothy near Aviemore
    • The general store at Inshriach House sells goods and wares, but most importantly - Inshriach Gin
    • A man washes his hair under a Trakke shower bag prototype outside of the Inshriach bothy
    • An old army truck with a canvas-covered trailer sits on the grounds of Inshriach and is used as glamping accommodation
    • A front view of the timber-clad Inshriach shop, colourful picnic tables out front, the Inshriach House beyond
    • A signs reads "The inconvenience store - fully stocked, seldom open" at Inshriach House near Aviemore
    • A woman lays out in a hammock in Aviemore at the Inshriach bothy (of The Bothy Project) on a rare, sunny day in Scotland

    Adventure Diaries: Inshriach Estate


    It’s been a year or so since we last visited Inshriach Bothy. It’s a magical place, hidden away in...

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