Journal

Journal

  • Oct182016
    Article

    Adventures with Canopy & Stars

    Early in October, we teamed up with Canopy & Stars for a weekend exploring Scotland from a fresh perspective....

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  • Oct182016
    Article

    A Weekend Escape to Glen Etive

    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
    Article

    Experience Cinematic Scotland at Doune Castle

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

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  • Oct142016
    Article

    5 of the Coolest Places to Stay in Scotland.

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

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  • Oct112016
    Article

    Thank You, Summer. You Were Great.

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

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  • Oct102016
    Article

    The Whangie & the Mysterious Cage

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

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  • Sep292016
    Article

    In the Wild: September

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

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  • Sep162016
    Trakke banana bumbag carried by girl running up stairs in kelvingrove park, Glasgow
    Article

    5 Ways To Make Your Running Route Awesome

    Running on a treadmill has it’s merits but ultimately it’s a lot more rewarding to get outside. Taking in...

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  • Sep092016
    • Carryology store with bags displayed on walls and plinths
    • Trakke stockist Carryology store, melbourne
    • Trakke in Carryology store opening event, with groups of people gathered
    • Carryology store, people looking at bags
    Article

    Stockist: Carryology Store

    We’re excited to announce that we’re now stocked at the Carryology Store in Fitzroy, Australia. Originally formed as a...

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  • Sep082016
    • trakke gask tool roll review banton frameworks
    • Trakke gask tool roll with tool and glasses. Banton Frame works review
    • Banton Framework review Trakke Gask Tool Roll - Portrait of Banton team
    Article

    Gask Tool Roll: Banton Frameworks

    Making eyewear is fiddly work. Our talented friends at Banton Frameworks used to keep their tools in an old...

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  • Sep012016
    A girl backpacking in a remote, misty landscape in Norway.
    Article

    In the Wild: Adventure Unknown

    We recently caught up with friends of Trakke, Mel and Ben, who left their home in Glasgow on an...

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  • Sep012016
    • A remote road on the North Coast 500
    • Driving a Land Rover around the North Coast 500 in Scotland
    • Following the North Coast 500 route through Sutherland, Scotland.
    • The wooden walkway inside Smoo Cave
    • Sunset at Dunnet Head, Scotland in a Landrover Discovery 4x4
    • A Landrover on a remote road in Sutherland, Scotland.
    • Stoer Lighthouse, Scotland
    • Sheep on a road
    • The sun setting behind the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye
    • A sign on the roadside made with a tyre painted with
    Article

    North Coast 500 Roadtrip

    With cheap flights becoming ever more prolific, it’s easy to forget that there’s a world of hidden gems right...

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  • Aug102016
    A girl wears a buff scarf over her face to avoid a cloud of midges flying around her head.
    Article

    Beat the Midge

    The arch nemesis of every Scottish adventurer is the dreaded Midge. Yes, they’re tiny…and yes, they’re harmless – but...

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  • Aug082016
    A man wearing a trakke backpack looking at the view from the Cobbler, Scotland.
    Article

    Scotland, This Is Why We Love You.

    We’ve always had a bit of a love-affair with Scotland. It’s not always sunny, it’s not always warm, but...

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  • Aug022016
    A stylish guy longboards down a road wearing a waxed cotton backpack.
    Article

    In the Wild: August

    We love seeing our bags out in the wild. Here’s five of our favourite shots that you’ve shared with us recently....

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  • Aug022016
    Article

    Leave No Trace: Wild Camping in Scotland

    We’re lucky in Scotland – with the Right to Roam the opportunities for camping and adventuring in the wild...

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  • Jul312016
    • A brightly coloured stylish popup shop built using a shipping container for the Local Heroes exhibition at Edinburgh Airport.
    • The vibrant interior of the Local Heroes popup shop in Edinburgh.
    • Two blue Trakke bags hanging up on rope alongside other Scottish made products at the Local Heroes popup shop.
    • People gather around the local heroes popup shop on the plaza outside Edinburgh Airport.
    • A man wearing a blue shirt and green trousers carries an ultramarine blue 13 litre Fingal backpack.
    • A female sewing machinist leaning over an industrial Durkopp Adler sewing machine sewing webbing onto waxed cotton.
    • A machinist sews a Trakke woven label onto a bright blue piece of waxed cotton using an industrial sewing machine.
    Article

    Trakke x Local Heroes

    Scottish design has long been associated with traditional craft, but whether it’s tartan or tweed, sometimes it can all...

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  • Jul262016
    The Trakke 'Future Classics' range of backpacks, messenger bags and duffel bags laid out on the floor in a grid.
    Article

    Future Classics Collection: What’s New?

    You might have noticed that we recently launched a whole new range of bags and accessories – the Future...

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