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Balance [Mens]

Highly breathable lightweight mens fully waterproof jacket

£175.00

Griffon [Mens]

Mens hooded mid-layer fleece jacket

£35.00
Black Sonder Transmitter Carbon SRAM GX Eagle Yari
Big mountain and trail centre carbon hardtail with GX Eagle

Brukit Wolf

Compact integrated gas stove

£45.00
Numo inflatable camping mattress

Numo

Full length 412 g ultralight inflatable camping mattress

£40.00

Tetri

3 kg 3 pole geodesic backpacking tent

£135.00
Cycle clothing reduced
Outpost 5 magazine
Sonder Bikes

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.




Ramon Marin
A Mountain Journal Short

Ramon Marin has climbed some of the hardest mixed and ice routes in the world. Balancing a full time job he has an unwavering passion and determination for maximising his time outside of this to embrace climbing in all forms, simply for the love of it. "From winter to summer, in a blink of an eye. No time to be idle, as it always appears. I don't know what it is really, perhaps knowing that there's so much to do, to explore, to wonder. That propels me forward. Always hungry for more."

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Climbing in Squamish

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12 06 2017

Craic and Cracks: part one
Two weeks in Squamish

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16 06 2017

Tweedlove 2017: In at the Deep End
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02 06 2017

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Rediscovering why we climb

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16 06 2017

UK-made climbing packs
Developing Ibex and Chamois

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26 05 2017

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New welded bike luggage

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26 05 2017

A Blank Canvas for our Tent Range
Good quality tents on a budget

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25 06 2017

Alpkit Ambleside Imminent!
Second Alpkit store in opening

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20 06 2017

The Ashdown Centre’s Outdoor Adventure
Accessible outdoor adventure at Lodge Hill

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Catching up with the Nature Memories Café
Further funding for the Nature Café

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