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Supporting the Silk Road Race

By Dan Thompson
21, Aug, 2018

Marketing man Dan talks endurance cycling events, Alpkiteers and dot-watching

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21 08 2018

Supporting the Silk Road Race
Watching dots on the Silk Road

Take a hike
10 08 2018

Take a hike
Tips for using our lightweight Alpkit walking poles

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23 07 2018

The Who’s Who of Backpacks
Navigating our new packs

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25 06 2018

A Lake District Guide to Hike-A-Biking
How and why to hike-a-bike

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22 06 2018

Now is the Time to Swim
Go on, give stripping and dipping a try...

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20 06 2018

Handy Glove Guide
Need a hand finding your way around our new glove range?

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08 06 2018

How to Prepare for a Mountain Marathon
Mountain Marathon tips from the AK team

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01 06 2018

6 Ways to Pitch a Tarp
Tarp techniques for camping from the AK Tarpologists

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25 05 2018

Build A Go Box
Be ready for adventure at a moment's notice!

Getaway home
23 05 2018

The Perfect Getaway Guide
Plan for your getaway

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26 04 2018

Apricot, cranberry and walnut cereal bar
Fuel up for your adventures with these delicious snacks!

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18 04 2018

How to choose a sleeping bag - an Alpkit guide
The factors involved in selecting a suitable sleeping bag for your next big trip

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12 03 2018

Wild Camping Tips
The guide to getting it right when camping out

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21 02 2018

Riding the Lakes
Where to ride on the road

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23 01 2018

Merino Wool vs. Synthetic
Choosing your base layer fabric

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23 01 2018

SLEEP Better
Optimise your sleeping bag's warmth

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22 01 2018

You Warm the Bag
Comfort ratings for sleeping bags

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20 01 2018

Winterise your summer camping setup
Get your summer camping gear winter ready

Dave Robinette
19 01 2018

Winter Running Kit List
Kit list for winter running

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16 01 2018

Winter Camping
Guide to camping at winter

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12 01 2018

How to Choose an Insulated Jacket
Which insulated jacket to buy

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28 12 2017

2017 Highlights
Looking back at 2017

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19 12 2017

Apogee Jacket: Worry-Free Warmth
Reviewing the Apogee Synthetic Jacket

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08 12 2017

Getting the Winter Miles in
Running through winter

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21 11 2017

A Weekend of Wonders
Best of Kendal 2017

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25 10 2017

Hati’s Stovetop Dahl (with Chapatis!)
Campsite cooking

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20 10 2017

UK Hot Hill Haunts
The Alpkit Team's 10 favourite hillwalking spots

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19 10 2017

Hillwalking Kit List
What to take out on the hill

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18 10 2017

Winter Camping 2017
Staying warm in Winter

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18 10 2017

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
Win winter

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17 10 2017

‘Testing’ the Argonaut
A run up that hill, ride to work, climb a tree, nip out for milk kinda jacket.

27 08 2017

What a Difference a Day Makes
What can you fit into the Bank Holiday?

23 08 2017

Top Spots: Hathersage Haunts
What to do whilst you're here

22 08 2017

Top Spots: Ambleside Activities
Our favourite things to do in Ambleside

Alpkit
09 08 2017

Bivvy Kit List
What to take bivvying

Pete McNeil
27 06 2017

Ultralight Long-Distance Bikepacking: What to Pack
Highland Trail 550 kit review

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Not long until our yearly celebration of the outdoors and adventure
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