Our site works best with JavaScript enabled.

Balance [Mens]

Highly breathable mens waterproof jacket

£145.00

Yakutian [Mens]

Mens quarter length zip midlayer top

£35.00
Lightweight Back Packing Camp Cook Set

Lightweight koro stove and camp cookset bundle

£59.00 £73.50 if purchased separately
Black

Gourdon 20

A day sack size drybag with straps, elastic cord and pockets

£25.00

Rig 7

Lightweight waterproof tarp with lifters

£69.00

PipeDream 400

Lightweight goose down sleeping bag weighing 840 g

£175.00
Lightweight, Mountain and Expedition Tents
Outdoor equipment bundles
The bigger, frothier helping of the Alpkit newsletter

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.




Katie Tunn A Mountain Journal Short
personal stories for the love of the outdoors

Katie is a portrait artist with a passion for ocean conservation and wild places. Escaping a life in the city she settled in the north of the Isle of Skye so she could paint and be close to the sea. She has started a project to raise awareness for marine conservation, Art for Oceans.

More screenroom


Daring Deeds

Image1
29 07 2016

Adventures of a Swig Bottle Part 1
A Jura Cycle Tour by Harry Bloor, aged 14

Mycamino 14
06 07 2016

The Camino Report - part 3
reviewing the Sonder Camino

Lima5
28 06 2016

The Wild West of Lima - part 2
exploring the mountains around Lima

More Daring Deeds

Spotlight

Guide-to-waterproofs
27 06 2016

How to choose a waterproof jacket
A buyers guide to waterproofs

Ap b-packing into best - 1 of 69
27 06 2016

Adventure Pedlars - A company born out of a 20,000km bike ride:

Wolves.-greyscale-flat
02 06 2016

Catch Nature off Guard
Travel Quieter, Lighter and further, and stay out longer

More Spotlight

Develop

Waterproofs-2
05 07 2016

Where do we get our waterproof fabrics from, and why?
Selecting the right fabric for the right job

Alpkit nov 15 shoot- c0a4353
15 06 2016

New Swimming Wetsuits
Thinny and thermal swimming wetsuits being tested now

Chzf6psxaaa3lib.jpg-large
17 05 2016

Bivvy Bag development
Hooped bivvy bag testing and development

More Develop

News

Screen shot 2016-07-26 at 15.18.38
26 07 2016

Hexthorpe Social Enterprise CIC
Providing camping trips for families

Pips1
26 07 2016

A Summer French Divide
cycling across France

Screen shot 2016-07-25 at 16.36.28
25 07 2016

The Astley Cooper School
Supporting their DofE award scheme

More News