Light and packable 650 fill power hooded down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic down£145.00
Go Nice Places Do Good Things 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 outdoor shops, 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 was born. Born out of a passion for the outdoors and not accepting the price of getting superior clothing and equipment that's as good as the best in our sacks. Four ordinary people trying to make some thing extraordinary. And why Alpkit? 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.
Stories of adventure ...
Cycling to grandmas
The Iceland National Trail: Part 2
Ben Turner recounts a day on the Iceland National Trail
Teuchters on Tour
Lessons learned cycle-touring Norway
Gear use and advice ...
How to choose a head torch
Buyer's guide: which is the best head torch for you?
Supporting the Silk Road Race
Watching dots on the Silk Road
Tips for using our lightweight Alpkit walking poles
Reduce fatigue when you are out walking
Design team chat ...
Illuminating our Head Torch Development
Developing a new range of head torches
Keeshond Hybrid Fleece
Warm, light and breathable high loft fleece
Bags more packs in our range
New packs for you to put your kit in