Journal

Journal

  • Jan062016
    Built To Last: BUSH Radio
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    Built To Last: Bush Radio

    Friend of Trakke and wearer of many hats, Mark Shayler, received a second hand BUSH radio as a gift,...

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  • Jan012016
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    2016 Redux

    2016 was a pretty big year for us here at Trakke Basecamp. The sewing machines have been humming, the...

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  • Dec172015
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    Packing Hacks: How to Pack a Backpack

    If you’re never quite sure how to pack a backpack, try our Packing Hacks the next time you go...

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  • Dec172015
    Built To Last: Two Man Cross Cut Saw
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    Built To Last: Two Man Cross Cut Saw

    We build our bags to last. A lot of our inspiration comes from the amazing things we find that...

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  • Dec042015
    Article

    DIY: Monkey’s Fist Juggling Balls

    In the early days of Trakke, when everything we created was made from recycled materials, we used to make...

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  • Nov302015
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    Wish Trees

    We’re all familiar with wishing wells. They seem to be everywhere – from national parks to historic buildings. Hell,...

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  • Nov152015
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    Wilderness Wallpaper

    Everyone loves a great desktop wallpaper. Sometimes, when we head out into the wild with our camera, one or...

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  • Nov122015
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    The Jero Yurt: Origins

    The Jero Yurt was one of our favourite projects. Here’s how it became a reality. First conceived by designer,...

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  • Nov102015
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    Ventile Cotton vs Waxed Cotton: What’s the Diffference?

    Today, we’re going to explore the differences between two rugged materials, Ventile and Waxed Cotton. We make bags with...

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  • Nov052015
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    “Walker, there is no path. The path is made by walking.”

    – Antonio Machado

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  • Nov042015
    Article

    How to use a Watch as a Compass.

    In a world of GPS navigation and Google Maps, we’re becoming more and more reliant on technology to stay...

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  • Oct232015
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    Adventure Diaries: Oban to Coll

    It has been many years since I last set foot on board a sailboat, yet the idea of sailing...

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  • Oct202015
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    Adventure Diaries: Roadtrip to Jura

    The Isle of Jura is unlike any Scottish island we’ve visited before. One hundred and fifty miles due west...

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  • Oct012015
    Article

    Map the Manufacturer

    At Trakke, we believe in British manufacturing. When we decided to make our eco-friendly bags here in the UK, it...

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  • Sep182015
    Article

    In The Wild: Five Awesome Shots

    Time after time we are blown away with the incredible photos you, our customers, send us of your bags...

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  • Sep092015
    Article

    Built to Last: Grandpa’s Knife

    We build our bags to last. A lot of our inspiration comes from the amazing things we find that...

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  • Sep072015
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    In The Wild: Zimbabwe

    Back in May, Robin Heathcote set out for Zimbabwe, leaving the comforts of modern living behind. After months of...

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  • Sep022015
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    In The Wild: Hiking Romsdalseggen, Norway

    Rachel Maria Taylor and Jody Daunton, the co-founders of Another Escape magazine, tell us about their experience trekking the Romsdalseggen Ridge...

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