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Balance [Mens]

Highly breathable lightweight mens fully waterproof jacket


Laika [Mens]

Mens lightweight next-to-skin technical top


Faro [Mens]

Stretchy softshell shorts


Brukit Jackal

Compact integrated gas stove


Double Dozer

7.5cm thick double self-inflating mat. 5 star camping comfort.


Ordos 2

1.3 kg ultra-lightweight 2 person tent


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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The Red Gold
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Jelly legs and jaffa cakes - Trail Quest Spring Series 2017
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13 03 2017

New Griffon hooded mid layer
Lightweight grid fleece layer.

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06 03 2017

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The Camino: now in Aluminium

24 01 2017

2 new Sonder bikes
2 new bikes set to join Sonder

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27 04 2017

Job: Marketing and Events Co-ordinator
New Alpkit Unplugged role available

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26 04 2017

A Hathersage weekend
new store opening weekend

Nature Discovery Centre
23 04 2017

Nature Memories Café
a coffee morning for dementia sufferers

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