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Hand Made Bouldering Mats and Crash Pads

Looking hard to protect landing zones? Expecting spectacular falls or hours of blood sweat and tears working your dream line? Hand made in our workshop on the edge of the Peak District we sew all of our mats and pads for the sweetest, long-lasting landings from tough outers and high quality foam inners, balanced for durability and cushioning, tuned for per'foam'ance


Stripped down to be all you need in a pad. Uncompromising performance, uncompromising quality, uncompromising price. Just throw it over your shoulder and hit that next problem.

Sale: £69.00
Was: £79.00


The default choice for unyielding boulderers with a build quality to make even the most frequent flyers happy. An innovative package with everyday portability.

Sale: £130.00
Was: £150.00


Ultimate fall protection, a workhorse for climbers pushing their grade in the meanest of bouldering arenas where you need to know your pad has got your back.

Sale: £150.00
Was: £180.00

Opening Gambit

That extra pad, commonly known as a 'satellite pad' perfect for your sit starts and covering outlying rocks. Gambit will fold and fit inside any Alpkit full mat, essential to the aspiring boulderer.


Boulder Bucket

Unique self standing bouldering bucket with roll top and large pocket


El Packer Medium

Hardcore 28 litre stash bag with daisy chain loops to help organise your kit on a big wall


El Burro

45 litre roll-top style duffle rucksack with sewn in daisy chain spawned from the legacy of our El Packer big wall stash bag


Slack Kit

Complete 50 ft slackline kit with everything you need to get you started. Supply your own trees!

Sale: £29.00
Was: £38.00

Boulder Britain

180 venues, 3,200 problems. A comprehensive guide to all the brilliant bouldering in Britain. Broad scope with stunning photography

Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00

Bouldering Essentials

The complete guide to bouldering, from beginner to expert there is something for everyone

Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00

Peak Bouldering

In this comprehensive guide Adrian Berry and Alan James compile a list of all the bouldering problems within the Peak District

Sale: £27.00
Was: £30.00

Fontainebleau Fun Bloc Bouldering

Versatile guide for every climber with 7000+ problems between 1a - 8c

Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00

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Super lite

The final part of my new lite weight cook kit. The mytimug 900, mytimug 400 and my stormin cone stove system all fit inside one another to make a very lite cook kit that takes up very space in my pack. I'm very happy with my purchase.
Check out my youtube channel to see my cook kit - Sconjaoutdoors76.
Thanks alpkit

Really great jacket!

I bought this jacket last summer as a lightweight jacket to carry in my bag.

The Gravitas looks great, weighs nothing, packs down very very small (the gravitas jacket along with Alpkit’s parallax waterproof trousers fit into one small stuff sack) and is properly waterproof unlike the other minimalist jackets I am aware of anywhere near this price.

The fit is great and while saving weight and bulk everywhere, the jacket still has the features you really need (wired, adjustable hood, elasticated cuffs, good sized single pocket, good zip and adjustable waist)

Although I bought the jacket for summer emergency use, I have used this jacket for cycle commuting all the way through the year and also found it to be the perfect jacket for ski touring on warmer days.

reuben slater
excellent pot

excellent pot, insulated handle works a treat. One thing to note though, the pot doesn't work well with the MSR Whisperlite as the burner ring is slightly too wide for the flame to fit into the heat exchanger. This results in a melting of part of the exchanger base plate. Works brilliantly with the Primus Omnifuel Ti and other, narrower burners. Good value for money and the lid is a good tight fit so one can store stuff in it while on the move.

reuben slater
good size pot, room for improvment

really nice size pot, really well packaged but the lid is a very loose fit and feels cheap. There is no pouring lip or graduation marks on the pot itself. Its a shame about the lid being loose, if it had no steam holes in it one could probably just about fry an egg on it so it would have a dual purpose at least. Fortunatly I also have the Bru Pot, the lid from this fits tightly on the Myti Pot, so one can store stuff in it while on the move. In return, the lid from the Myti Cup fits very well on the Bru Pot!! Its a very nice cup?pan other than the lid though.


This review is about 3 years late. That's how long I've been using a Hunka bivvy bag to sleep in the unlikeliest of places. It's light, it's tough, and it's absolutely waterproof - as I discovered in a 3am rain-storm on the Yorkshire coast one horrible, horrible day. (It kept me perfectly snug & dry during 6 hours of hammering rain - and as soon as I climbed out of it, instantly soaked.) This is my first bivvy bag, and at this rate, it may be my last (which I mean in the very best possible way.)

Paul B.
Jolly fine legwear!

I've been wearing a pair all winter whilst running around the Peak District in all weathers. Including snow (I like running in snow). They fit well, keep my leggies nice and warm, and have those rather usefull side pockets. Which are great for bits of map and a compass, dog biscuits, gels, empty wrappers, compass, and all sorts of other essentials. The leggings perform well, don't get baggy when wet, and they look good.
So good in fact that my wife now has a pair.
Now, can we have a 3/4 length version please?

My favourite peg

I carry a range of different pegs on long tours for different terrain. These are my favourite and most used. They can be smashed into very hard surfaces to ensure a secure pitch where other pegs would bend and fail. They are useless in sandy and very soft conditions. Bombproof.

Very good for the money

I went out for my first run with the Quark tonight, an hour across Dartmoor searching for sawdust.
It's not perfect but it's very good. The main beam is plenty bright enough for running off road but it would be nice if the pattern was a little wider. The battery pack doesn't have any padding on it but it doesn't weigh much so it wasn't a problem for me.

I wasn't to fussed about the clever sensor mode but it does work and i did find myself using it.

Mr R

Bought one of these for the daily cycle commute. It's great, though the padding in the straps and back piece could be a bit more robust. That and the lack of a small internal secure pocket (phone, wallet..essentials you want to fine quickly not root around for) are the only down sides. As I said originally bought for the commute but it soon became as attached to me as my springer. Kayaking, hiking, abseiling, bouldering, mountain biking...the list goes on. Put a secure internal pocket in it near the top, make the back padding (seat for getting your bru on) thicker and make the shoulder straps a bit more comfortable and it'd be perfect. Oh i got the day-glo yellow and it stand out amongst everything :D

silver darling
Needs design/quality control

Used this for couple of treks in morocco. Nice, compact and light and enough heat if all you need is the odd cup of tea and bit of hot water etc. Teams well with mitimug 900.

But the 'flame regulator' is too stiff and doesn't clip strongly enough to burner to work properly. I called Alpkit to discuss this and guy on phone agreed there was an issue with one he tried his side. I tried 'modifying' the regulator. That just bent it.

Without a working regulator the stove is hard to use and dangerous. The regulator needs to go over burner closed if you blow to put the stove out. With my version the only way to do this is to drop the regulator neatly onto the top of the stove. Success rate about 80%. So once a day I'm trying to fish a red hot piece of tin off a wind spread meths flame.

'Super safe and easy to use' it is not. For real fun you could add 2 stoned teens cooking in the rain in a tent vestibule.

Trangias are relatively heavy/bulky/pricey but they are solid quality and pretty safe. Why not up the price a fiver and sell something of better quality to compete with trangia?

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