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Daring Deeds

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15 03 2018

Seals and a Beast of a Paddle Home
James headed out on a winter paddle to spot some seals

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09 03 2018

Cycling Iceland
Cycling and wild camping through the Icelandic winter: Mark Hines shares tales from his expedition

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02 03 2018

Ridges through the Sky
Anna Wells makes the most of the excellent conditions up in Scotland, here's a snapshot of a pretty impressive week.

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02 03 2018

North to South Devon and lots of AK kit
Spencer and his team cycled coast to coast in Devon

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22 02 2018

High Altitude Gnocchi
Our mate Adam finds gravel, mountain passes, alpine views, and lots of gnocchi on the 700 km Torino Nice rally

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12 03 2018

Wild Camping Tips
Wild camping beta and guidance from seasoned adventure, Mark Hines. (We couldn't help throwing in some of our own hints and tips too).

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21 02 2018

Riding the Lakes
Legs on fire, the smell of burnt-out clutches and that corner on Hardknott: here are our favourite Lake District Cycling routes

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23 01 2018

Merino Wool vs. Synthetic
Designer Ronnie explains how to choose between synthetic and merino garments

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23 01 2018

SLEEP Better
SLEEP: our tried and tested method for getting your sleep system dialled when winter camping

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22 01 2018

You Warm the Bag
The Alpkit guide to using comfort ratings to choose the right sleeping bag for your needs

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15 03 2018

Light, Strong, Simple: the Oryx Backpack
A 500 g, 35 L alpine climbing pack for £75? Are we mad? Well, we like to call it innovative. Here's Nick with the designer's story behind the fast and light Oryx...

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09 03 2018

Our New Gaiter Range
We're launching into the world of gaiters (no, not the scaly ones with big teeth) to instil happiness in everyone's feet. The design team explain the thinking behind the range.

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05 02 2018

What is Merino Wool?
We follow Designer Ronnie around the office until she tells us what is so great about nature's technical fibre

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20 12 2017

Sonder Evol: Q&A with Bike Guru Neil
We drag Sonder Bike Guru Neil out of the workshop to tell us about Sonder's new 140mm travel trail bike, Evol

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07 12 2017

The deal with Microfibres
Alpkit are proud to be collaborating with research on the microfibres issue, we caught up with Ronnie from the design team to find out more about the problem and how we can prevent it

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05 03 2018

Your order may be delayed on Tuesday 6th
Alpkit System Update Tuesday 6th March - orders may be delayed

28 02 2018

The London Bike Show 2018
New bikes, great gear and more on show in London

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19 02 2018

Steve Bate wins the Rovaniemi 150
Crossing the finish line in the Finnish arctic cirlcle after 150 km of cycling

16 02 2018

A Walking Work of Art
Morven Stewart swaps the comfort of her art studio for the vast beauty of the Scottish coastline to raise money for Scottish Mountain Rescue

15 02 2018

Clifton Community School’s D of E Award
Helping young people to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award

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