Croots hiking backpack

Croots hiking backpack
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    Tireless. Croots for hikers

    From strong, waxed cotton canvas (24 oz) Croots manufactures this backpack, which is just as suitable for day hikes as for city tours. Especially for us, Croots has not only issued the backpack in a larger version, but also provided it with some practical details. Thus, the mesh pocket in front takes rain jacket, map or water bottle. Side loops with dual adjustable cartridge pocket closure hold trekking and hiking poles, walking stick or umbrella. On the other side is a leather loop with D-ring to which, for example, a water bottle can be attached by means of an S-carabiner. The neatly leather piped edges, the straps made of 3 mm thick saddle leather and shoulder straps made of cotton canvas are just as durable and hard-wearing as the material of the backpack body, which is not impressed by mechanical stress or by moisture or wetness (in moderation).
    Thanks to its satchel shape, the large main compartment offers plenty of storage space. A map or book are well protected and quickly accessible in the slip pocket, while the flat compartments on top of it hold a phone and pen. As with all Croots models in our range, the lining shines here in a bright red - not only a color gimmick, but exceedingly practical, because here the backpack contents can be overlooked much better than with a dark lining.

    British craftsmanship. Bags from Croots

    The British label Croots is one of the leather goods manufacturers that has quickly acquired the reputation of a traditional company. So it doesn't always take centuries of experience, but first and foremost you have to understand your craft and then use the right materials. John and Margaret Smith made this claim when they produced the first bags and cases for hunting and fishing under the label "Field Sports Products" in 1978: in the traditional way and from solid materials such as strong saddle leather and robust cotton canvas. Travel bags and small leather goods were added later. When daughter Jackie and son-in-law Allistair Croot took over the business in 2004, they did not change anything except the name. Since then, "Croots" has become a byword for British craftsmanship and solid bags worldwide; even the royal family owns a few Croots bags. The bags are designed and manufactured at the company's site in Malton, North Yorkshire. And the materials also come from the island: the bags are woven in Keighley, West Yorkshire, the waxed cotton canvas is sourced from the traditional Scottish manufacturer Halley Stevensons, and the fittings come from foundries in Walsall, West Midlands, or Sheffield. Only the zippers are sourced from Riri in Switzerland. Finally, with a few exceptions, the leather is vegetable-tanned and processed in the best saddlery style. In most cases, this is so-called English bridle leather, which is mainly used for saddles, bridles and belts, as it hardly gives thanks to a special tanning process.

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    Article Number 11228

      Canvas made of 100% cotton (fabric weight 680 g/m²), colour olive. Lining 100% cotton, origin in Great Britain, colour red. Carrying handle, loops and straps made of cowhide (thickness 3 mm, width 2.4 cm), vegetable tanned, origin in England, colour dark brown. Fittings made of brass. Continuously adjustable shoulder straps made of cotton canvas, width 4 cm, length max. 1.15 m. You find a mesh pocket on the front. The large main compartment is equipped with a pocket made from the lininig, two leather pockets for small items and a pencil compartment. Made in Great Britain.
      Small: width 33 cm, height 45 cm, depth 13 cm. Weight 1.500 g. Volume 19 l.
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