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Alpkit Tetri 3 pole geodesic backpacking tent in Green


3 kg 3 pole geodesic backpacking tent

Brukit Jackal super quick lightweight stove

Brukit Jackal

Compact integrated gas stove

Numo inflatable camping mattress


Full length 412 g ultralight inflatable camping mattress

Cloud base lightweight inflatable camping mat - grey / silver

Cloud Base

Inflatable camping mat

Lightweight head torch for walkers, runners and climbers

Gamma II

Lightweight, well-balanced, award winning trail running headtorch

Pipedream 400 hydrophobic light weight goose down sleeping bag

PipeDream 400 Hydrophobic

Lightweight goose down sleeping bag

Ambleside Store
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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