We have made some big changes to our website over the past couple of days. These changes will be most noticeable to returning customers who will no longer be able to log in with their old account details. We have set off down a road to build a better visiting experience and a brighter place to show off who we are and what we do.
Canoe Tripping in the Lake District
With a free weekend Jay decided it was a good idea to go for a paddle in the Lakes.
White Goods 2013
Ken reports back from last weekends Welsh dry tooling meet.
Solace in nature
Heading for some night sea fishing and away from everything, Mark Boyd finds some level of peace.
Scott Swalling gets treated to some proper mountain conditions during a trip out to the Marmarole Dolomites
In The Frame Trip Report
After breaking it in an accident, Joe's lower leg was placed in a metal frame. Dom (film maker) comments on his journey.
Embrace the Darkness
Take advantage of the long dark evenings with these nocturnal adventure ideas.
Bear Bones 200
Bear Bones 200 is one of the UK’s toughest mountain bike events; it is completely self supported taking riders on a 200km loop of mid Wales.
What is Bikepacking
Bikepacking: cycle touring off-road, is a discipline that has been around as long as people have been riding bikes. However its recent popularity can be linked inextricably to the explosion of lightweight equipment available now. Riders have been freed from the shackles of heavy equipment and can now carry everything they need for an overnight trip without diluting their riding experience.
The Shortest Night
The shortest night of the year is fast approaching and so we start our annual campaign to consume as much of that daylight as possible.
Bike Packing Luggage Developments
The guys take a time out from the daily grind of sitting behind the computers and sewing machines to work on some exciting new bike packing luggage for production in our workshop later this year.
Developing bike luggage
Ben gets stuck in to the development of new bike packing luggage
Our expertise in down products
We have been making down clothing and sleeping bags since 2005. Our customers have taken our down jackets all over the world
Phud II - Back to basics
When developing the new Phud our focus was on taking the mat back to what it was originally conceived as - a no frills, low cost, entry-level pad for folks just getting into bouldering.
Frame bag production
As well as moving some production back from overseas having our own production facility has allowed us to offer custom made frame bags.
New bike packing range online
Load up your bike with new range of bike packing luggage, along with more frame bag optional extras.
Showroom Christmas Opening
Come and visit Alpkit for some Christmas Shopping 7 days a week.
Last Posting Dates For Christmas
A list of our courier last posting dates.
Careful Torque for Ramon
Ramon Marin made the first ascent of Careful Torque M11 at last weekends White Goods dry tooling meet.
Tom Jay - Illustrator
Talented illustrator Tom Jay produces artwork for our t-shirt range .