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Our passions: Bouldering | Bikepacking | Drytooling

Daring Deeds

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30 11 2016

Pyrenees Traverse – Mules, Munitions and Million Star Hotels.
A 6 day traverse of the iconic Pyrenees Mountains with Basque MTB

18 11 2016

I continue on through Europe meeting the most amazing people, Germany closing in quickly

09 11 2016

A wild night
Calling time out for some time out on a overnight bivvy

26 10 2016

Uskedalen calling
Finding the perfect tonic, incommunicado in Norway

24 10 2016

Rara Hurrah
Riding into those hard to reach places leaves you breathless, in more ways than one.

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Kendal basecamp.
16 11 2016

Kendal Mountain Festival 2016
Come say Hi at the festival and see shiny new kit

10 11 2016

Hut Living
Ditching the tent and sharing a common destination with many others that have headed out into the wilds.

Jamie's Intro
02 11 2016

Broken bones and student loans
From seasons in the Alps to percussion in the Big Smoke, Jamie tells us about his life before Alpkit.

01 11 2016

Finding the mid layer
These useful pieces of clothing are far too versatile and adaptable just to be stuck in the middle.

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01 11 2016

Alpkit and Nikwax RDS Hydrophobic Down
We’re improving the duck down and goose down we use in all our products to Nikwax RDS Hyrdophonic Down. Ronnie our Clothing Designer explains why ….

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03 11 2016

The new Definition waterproof jacket
The Definition is our top of the range waterproof that can handle whatever you want to throw at it, but what's with 12 years in the making?

01 11 2016

Seat pack developments
New out of the factory, our expedition seat pack and a lighter, smaller Koala for bikes with less clearance

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

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24 11 2016

Bushcraft for NeuroMuscular Dystrophy
Adventurous approach to living with NeuroMuscular Dystrophy

23 11 2016

Tom Seipp film wins
Film portrait of young Tom scoops a gong for Dom Bush at Kendal Mountain Festival

Camden vpc
15 11 2016

Supporting volunteer police cadets
Enabling disadvantaged young people to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Award Expedition

30 09 2016

Keeping up with the exchange rate fluctuations
You may have noticed our prices have gone up a smidge, where is the value in that?

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28 09 2016

Big Shakeout Shakedown 2016
Time to rest after another awesome weekend of adventure and entertainment

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