Journal

Journal

  • Oct172016
    An aerial photo of doune castle.
    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
    A modern, timber bothy sits near a few large trees, a rocky berm in the foreground
    Article

    Top 5: Cool 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
    From below a woman walks up a flight of stairs in a green, outdoor landscape while wearing a Trakke backpack
    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
    • 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
    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
    A woman stands on a high cliff overlooking a dramatic fjord in Norway while wearing an Assynt 28 backpack by Trakke
    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

    Our Favourite 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

    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
    • Rob and Chris from "With Love" smile at the camera at the Fortnum and Mason
    • Customers at Fortnum and Mason
    • The Trakke display at the "With Love" pop up show at Fortnum and Mason
    • A bag hangs on the wall and a duffel bag sits on a shelf at the With Love Trakke display
    • Customers examine items on display on a table in the With Love pop up
    • The storefront of Fortnum and Mason in London in the evening
    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
    • View from above as a climber completes a route on a cliff face
    • View from above as a male climber completes a route
    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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