Journal

Journal

  • 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

    How to Wild Camp in Scotland

    Ever wondered how to wild camp in Scotland? It might sound daunting, but it’s actually very simple! Here’s our...

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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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  • Jul222016
    Article

    With Love X Fortnums

    Last year, Rob and Chris turned up at our workshop in Glasgow behind the wheel of a muddied land-rover...

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  • Jun142016
    Article

    Adventure Diaries: Glen Nevis

    Nestled in the shadow of Ben Nevis lies a playground fit for climbers and campers alike. Buttress after buttress of...

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  • Jun102016
    Article

    In The Wild: Stag Territory

    Hopping into the car after a morning hike through Glencoe’s Lost Valley, we hit the road and head further...

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  • Jun012016
    Article

    Midweek MicroAdventure: Arrochar

    The weather is amazing in Glasgow right now. We haven’t seen the sun for a decade, but now it’s...

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  • May272016
    Article

    Wild Camping in Glencoe: The Three Sisters

    Despite the forecast of a weekend of thunder and lightning, we decided to go wild camping in Glencoe to get...

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  • May102016
    Article

    Adventure Diaries: Kyloe

    Some Sundays are meant for sleeping in and breakfast in bed, but last Sunday was not that kind of...

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  • Apr092016
    Article

    The Makers’ Ditty

      When setting out on a voyage across the ocean, sailors were not afforded much luggage space. Many of...

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  • Feb262016
    Article

    Bike Touring in Germany: Cycle The Saxon

    Back in early January, Alexi Jeanrenaud and Kaas Aziz of Luna Tees and Path Adventure Co, went off bike...

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  • Feb122016
    Trakke Couples
    Article

    Valentine’s Adventure

    At Trakke we always encourage people to go out and experience something extraordinary. This Valentine’s Day, why not take...

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  • Feb082016
    Article

    Adventure Diaries: Inshriach Bothy

    When I was invited to spend the weekend at Inshriach Bothy, I packed by Krukke with my standard bothy...

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  • Feb042016
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    Article

    Trakke Sample Sale

    As much as we love our bags here at Trakke, we realised how many we had been hoarding at...

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  • Jan202016
    Article

    Rouken Glen Cyclocross

    Away from the allure of the shiny bikes, glistening bodies and sun scorched tarmac of road racing, there’s a...

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