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Product Support Stickies

Help and advice to keep your Alpkit products in tip-top working condition.

Bike Luggage

Can I use VX21 on a carbon bike frame?
How big is Alpkit bike luggage in litres?
How to attach a Koala seat pack to your bike
How to attach a Roo Pouch to your Kanga harness
How to attach an Airlok XTra to your handlebars
How to load a dry bag on to your Kanga handlebar harness
Setting up you Kanga handlebar harness
VIDEO: How to make your Stingray template
Why are my Koala straps slipping?

Bikes Forks

What fork can I use with Broken Road?

Biking

Cycle to work schemes
Sonder bespoke frames and bikes
Sonder bike demo days
Why have Alpkit designed their own bikes?

Climbing

How do I land on my crash pad?
What are Fixe-Roca Endurance Ropes?
What are the differences between Fixe Roca Rope Treatments?
Will my boulder mat fit in my car?

Clothing Baselayer

Help me pick the right size
Merino Care Guide
What is mulesing-free merino?

Clothing Eyewear

How do I change the lenses on my Krugers?

Clothing Insulation

Alpkit's ethical down policy [pre-winter 2016]
Down is escaping, is this normal?
Help me pick the right size
How do I clean my down jacket?
Phantac hydrophobic RDS jacket
What are the differences between Filo and Phantac?
What is goose/ duck down?
What is the difference between fill weight and fill power?
Where do we measure arm length from?

Clothing Outerlayer

Help me pick the right size
How do I clean and reproof my waterproof garment?
How water resistant are our zips?
Pulsar waterproof top
Where do we measure arm length from?

Cookware

Can I get a replacement lid?
Can I use a different pan on my BruKit burner?
Do the Jackal and Wolf pot supports fit the original BruKit?
How fast do BruKits boil?
International stove instructions
Is it okay to cook in my BruKit or BruPot with the neoprene cover on?
Is it possible to over-tighten stoves to gas canisters?
Is the BruPot compatible with the BruKit?
Is the Kelvin mug watertight?
What are the advantages of titanium?
Which gas canisters are compatible with your stoves?

Lighting

Can I use Lithium or rechargeable batteries?
Gamma - How to change the battery pack?
Glowe lantern instructions
Head Torch Functions - how to turn on the sidelights or change light colours on your Alpkit torch?
How do I replace my Gamma battery lid?
How do I temporarily fix a broken Gamma Battery case?
Prism battery lock - How to save my batteries?
Recycle your old electricals (WEEE)
Trinity lantern instructions
Which headtorch should I choose?

Luggage

How do I fix a hole in my Gourdon?
Is this bag waterproof?
Should I choose Cordura or VX-21 for my frame bag?

Nutrition

Where does the palm oil in Extreme Foods come from?

Shelter

Bear Bones guide to the Rig tarp
Heksa Tent Pitching Instructions
How breathable is the Hunka bivi bag?
How do I prevent condensation in my tent?
How do I stuff my Hunka?
Mountain Tent Dimensions
Tent Care Instructions
Top Tarp Tips - 5 ways to pitch a tarp

Sleeping Bags

Alpkit's ethical down policy [pre-winter 2016]
Can I zip together long and short sleeping bags?
Cloud Cover
Down is escaping, is this normal?
How do I use a heat patch?
How our sleeping bags are tested
How to clean your down sleeping bag
Left or right zip
Packing your sleeping bag in an Airlok
SLEEP - optimising your sleeping bag's warmth
Sleeping bag comfort ratings
What is goose/ duck down?
What is the difference between fill weight and fill power?
Which sleeping bag is suitable for my Kilimanjaro trip?
Which Vortex/ Airlok for my sleeping bag or down jacket?
You Warm the Bag

Sleeping Mats

How do I check for leaks and repair them on sleeping mats
How to inflate our Dumo sleeping mat
Self inflating camping mats - Alternative repair techniques
Self inflating camping mats - Find your puncture 2
Self inflating camping mats - Locating a puncture
Self inflating camping mats - Repairs
Self inflating camping mats - Repairs and care
Self inflating camping mats - Using in winter
Self Inflating Sleeping Mat Instructions - First use and care guide
Sleeping Mats and R values

Swimming

How do I get my wetsuit on?!

Trekking Poles

Carbonlite Trekking Poles
Compact Ultra trekking poles
How to use trekking poles
Shox Trekking Poles
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