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Our passions: Bouldering | Bikepacking | Drytooling

Daring Deeds

Yak16 pre4
27 09 2016

Coffee, curry, cake, beer and a bicycle
A packed, last minute trip to Nepal might just scupper the chances of lounging around Kathmandu

E1run 1
13 09 2016

Run E1 the opening stages
After a long journey to the start the longer journey begins on foot to the finish. It's time to find my stride and the route

10 09 2016

Pips Tour De France
A summer holiday cycling down through France and having to cycle all the way back

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09 08 2016

Adventurous Dads 2016
A grand little family adventure for fathers day!

29 07 2016

Adventures of a Swig Bottle Part 1
Harry Bloor, H to his friends, writes up the first part of his recent Jura cycle tour

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19 08 2016

Moskstraumen Maelstrom
Attempting to swim across the two largest whirlpools in the world and not meet Captain Nemo.

Getaway home
19 08 2016

The Perfect Getaway Guide
Make sure you're not leaving things till the last minute, even for those long weekends!

27 06 2016

How to choose a waterproof jacket
Ashleigh puts waterproofs under the Spotlight and explains what those long numbers and acronyms mean

Ap b-packing into best - 1 of 69
27 06 2016

Adventure Pedlars - A company born out of a 20,000km bike ride:
Pete and Alice rode around the world and then decided they wanted to help other people see the world from a bicycle.

02 06 2016

Catch Nature off Guard
You are never really going to see what nature’s up to, unless you’re prepared to sleep out amongst it.

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13 09 2016

Primaloft garments this Winter
We have 2 garments due out this winter developed around Primalofts latest synthetic insulation.

05 07 2016

Where do we get our waterproof fabrics from, and why?
Our approach to fabric selection allows us to make better garments that meet our performance, ethical and environmental requirements.

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15 06 2016

New Swimming Wetsuits
Test samples of Terrapin, a lower buoyancy wetsuit, and Silver Tip, a thermal fleece lined wetsuit, are appearing round the country and due in stock in the autumn

17 05 2016

Bivvy Bag development
Development for our new Alpkit hooped bivvy hit a problem when the new super-light, breathable fabric we were using turned out to be not breathable enough...

Stem Cell bike luggage
20 04 2016

2016 bike luggage dev part 3
The Stem Cell range is expanding to include 4 models

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17 09 2016

Final sale weekend creates backlog
A busy week ahead for the despatch team has orders backing up and may mean some short delays

Garment tech
22 08 2016

Wanted: Garment Technologist
We are looking for someone who geeks out over outdoor clothing

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11 08 2016

Helping Kids Complete their Bronze DofE
St Johns School would like 5 of their disadvantaged students to undertake the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

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10 08 2016

Supporting Sheldon School and the Ten Tors Challenge
Sheldon School would like its students to train for, and attempt the Ten Tors Challenge, a navigational and endurance event

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09 08 2016

Path Hill Outdoors
Path Hill Outdoors are a not-for-profit company, working with educationally disengaged students. They would like to take individuals on a week long canoe and survival trip to Sweden, where they will learn invaluable skills, supporting behaviour change

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