Our passions: Bouldering | Bikepacking | Drytooling

Daring Deeds

Kygob 1
03 04 2014

Backcountry snow in Kyrgyzstan
Taking in the skiing and snowboard potential of backcountry Kyrgyzstan

21 03 2014

Flash Mob Run 2014
Testing out a night running event

20 03 2014

Preperation Time
Getting set for a multi-day Israel ride

20 03 2014

Not the Wet Ride Thing
A short video from the 2013 Charity bike packing event the Welsh Ride Thing

19 03 2014

Vin’s Battle on the Beach 2014
Bike racing battles on the beach

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04 04 2014

Font at Easter
Derrick draws on his 27 years experience of climbing at the sandstone mecca of Fontainebleau

Night Paddle
14 10 2013

Embrace the Darkness
Take advantage of the long dark evenings with these nocturnal adventure ideas.

Bikepacking time trial
04 10 2013

Bear Bones 200
Bear Bones 200 is one of the UK’s toughest mountain bike events; it is completely self supported taking riders on a 200km loop of mid Wales.

Bikepacking with Scott Swalling
19 08 2013

What is Bikepacking
Bikepacking is cycle touring off-road, a discipline that has been around as long as people have been riding bikes. However its recent popularity can be linked inextricably to the explosion of lightweight equipment available now.

Touring on the Trent
20 05 2013

The Shortest Night
The shortest night of the year is fast approaching and so we start our annual campaign to consume as much of that daylight as possible.

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31 03 2014

New Hoodies For April
We have some more hoody designs coming through in April

Bens bucket
24 03 2014

Ben’s Boulder Bucket
Our factory lynchpin combines business with pleasure developing a new boulder bucket.

17 03 2014

Innovation and collaboration
Re-igniting the spark of creativity with local innovation group G2

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12 03 2014

Zhota world travels
Zhota is proving itself as the perfect tent for world adventurers

10 03 2014

A call for help
When Andy Kirkpatrick asked for help we just couldn't say no

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Factoryupdate april14
31 03 2014

Factory Update April 2014
Recent developments within Factory Alpkit

27 03 2014

In Search of Peaty
Extending the riding experience in the Scottish highlands.

25 03 2014

We are hiring
Handy with a sewing machine? Want to join the team? We want to hear from you!

Cwiff14 1
20 03 2014

CWIF 2014
Watching the big guns at CWIFF 2014

20 03 2014

Bigwall climbing - a very quick and simple guide
Alex Jones is climbing a big wall, what does that mean?

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