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Definition [Mens]

Men's stormproof jacket

£210.00

Phantac [Mens]

750 Fill Hydrophobic Goose Down Jacket

£195.00

Katabatic [Mens]

Men's Primaloft Gold Active Jacket

£140.00

Qark

Lightweight 300 lumen rechargeable light sensor LED head torch with rear safety light

£36.00

PipeDream 600

Goosedown all season sleeping bag weighing 1kg

£230.00
Tarmac Sonder Camino Al Shimano 105 5800
On Road/Off Road long distance bike with relaxed all day riding geometry

Alpkit The Short Story

There was a time when we had a lot of time free, so we stumbled into the outdoors. We worked in an outdoor shop, saved some cash, and got ourselves kitted out. We travelled, did some routes and life was good. Then our kit started falling apart, we were no longer students and we realised the cost of replacing it. As we waited to pick up yet another x-xtra large fleece in the sales we patched up our waterproofs and wore an extra jumper in our smelly sleeping bags.

During this time we realised that the passing years had taught us something, we had the experience to create something new.

And somewhere therein lays the real story of how Alpkit.com™ was born. Born out of the passion for outdoor activity and not accepting the costs involved in getting technical clothing and equipment as superior as the best in our sacks. Four ordinary people trying to make some thing extraordinary. And why Alpkit.com™? it's just a name... we go to the alps, we climb, we ride, we paddle, we swim, we run, we board, we visit our in laws.. we produce kit.. we didn't want it to be complicated.




Kari Furre
A Mountain Journal Short

Kari Furre is a Devon based artist and director at the Outdoor Swimming Society that she founded with Kate Rew whilst in the Lake District in 2005. Kari was also one of the early gold Duke of Edinburgh Award girls, back when women did not do things like this on an equal footing with the boys. In May 2016 she swam the 10.5 mile Lake Windermere in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the DofE and continues to be inspired by her natural surroundings, particularly when it comes to water!

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Daring Deeds

Nowhere 1
07 12 2016

Here, not elsewhere
Running across Europe passing 3000km

Below-the-kuari-pass
07 12 2016

The Ascent of Nanda Devi
H.W Tilman book re-release

Sneedham basquetrip 026
30 11 2016

Pyrenees Traverse – Mules, Munitions and Million Star Hotels.
6 days in the mountains

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Spotlight

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07 12 2016

New Primaloft Insulation for 2016
What's what with Insulation

Kendal basecamp.
16 11 2016

Kendal Mountain Festival 2016
Its Film Festival time

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10 11 2016

Hut Living
the delights of staying in huts

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Develop

Definition-01
03 11 2016

The new Definition waterproof jacket
Designer notes

Papa-dev
01 11 2016

Seat pack developments
2 new seat packs

Heiko-cham
13 09 2016

Primaloft garments this Winter
Primaloft outer garments for Winter 2016

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24 11 2016

Bushcraft for NeuroMuscular Dystrophy
Helping NeuroMuscular Dystrophy with bushcraft skills

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23 11 2016

Tom Seipp film wins
Kendal Mountain Film Festival winner

Camden vpc
15 11 2016

Supporting volunteer police cadets
funding for young police cadets

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