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Backpacks and Rucksacks

Alpkit have been developing backpacks and rucksacks for over 15 years. Gourdon is our iconic waterproof backpack for commuter cycling to mountain marathons, think of it as a dry bag with shoulder straps. We have a complete range of technical packs starting from the small Artlu hydration running backpack through to the massive UK made El Burro. Our design principles are to minimise weight, maximise freedom of movement and hip/chest straps to reduce movement and spread the load.

Hydration vest and bladder

Running Pack Bundle

Run the Glen Coe ridge, race up Helvellyn or sprint up Snowdon. With the Artlu hydration pack and Bota water bladder you'll be unstoppable

£50.00 £60.00 if purchased separately

Gnarl 15 L trim and uncluttered summit/day backpack


15 litre summit pack for carrying your essentials, weighing just 435 g with an uncluttered exterior, slim profile and hardwearing construction that makes it ideal for hiking, scrambling, and climbing

Sale: £26.99 Was: £29.99

Artlu 10 - 10 L hydration vest for running


'Best Trail Running Backpacks 2019' 10 litre running backpack Lakeland mountains to skylines further afield, designed to give you access to food, water and devices without interrupting your flow

Sale: £35.99 Was: £39.99

Presta 20 l lightweight multi-activity backpack for trail-to-mountain days out


'Best In Test' 20 litre multi-activity daypack for fast-paced day-long missions on the hill, trails, or mountains, designed around all-day comfort, functionality and stability

Sale: £39.99 Was: £44.99

Ledge 30 L lightweight mountain backpack for big days out


30 litre lightweight and comfortable mountain backpack, a classic design with thoughtful, functional features for year-round hiking and scrambling

Sale: £49.99 Was: £54.99

Orion 40 L backpack for year-round alpine, winter and rock climbing


40 litre technical climbing backpack, designed to be durable, lightweight and unobtrusive for all-weather alpine, winter, and rock climbing

Sale: £54.99 Was: £59.99

Alpkit Gourdon 20 day sack

Gourdon 20

Waterproof 20 litre roll-top drybag with bungee straps and mesh pockets for added capacity, ideal for anything from adventure races to the daily commute.

Sale: £25.99 Was: £31.99

Gourdon 25 drybag day sack chilli red

Gourdon 25

Waterproof 25 litre roll-top drybag, simple, not fuss clean lines, ideal for anything from adventure races to the daily commute.

Sale: £28.99 Was: £35.99


Gourdon 30

Waterproof 30 litre roll top drybag with mesh pockets for extra carrying capacity. Gourdon is a functional rucksack you can take on any wet adventure

Sale: £31.99 Was: £39.99

Atom - Ultra-lightweight and compact 11 litre activity pack


Featherweight 11 litre activity pack that folds down into the size of your palm

Sale: £14.99 Was: £19.99

Pelmo - 18 litre waxed cotton daypack - for hillwalking and travel


18 litre small grab and go daypack with zip closure for mountain walking and travel, it’s ideal for daily use too

Sale: £54.99 Was: £59.99

Tyrol - 20 litre waxed cotton daypack for hillwalking and travel


20 litre hillwalking pack. Waxed cotton with single buckle and flap closure and practical features


Brevent - 22 litre waxed cotton daypack for mountain walking and travel 


22 litre technical daypack made from traditional technologies. Waxed cotton construction with dual buckle flap closure

Sale: £69.99 Was: £79.99

Alpkit El Burro duffle style rucksack in Black

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

Sale: £59.99 Was: £64.99

Oryx ultralight backpack


35 litre light, minimalist, and low-profile pack with roll-down drawcord closure weighing 535 g for fast and light alpine climbing

Sale: £64.99 Was: £74.99



2 litre hydration bladder with a lockable bite valve and fold top, ideal for when you’re out all day with limited refill stops

Sale: £12.99 Was: £15.99

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