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Alpkit News

Announcements direct from Alpkit

10 Jun 2016

thumb Super light, men's waterproof and highly breathable 3 layer jacket for high activity and low pack size Read more

7 Jun 2016

thumb Do you like outdoor kit so much you want to make it? Join our UK factory and help make adventure happen. Bring the passion of... Read more

Feb 2016

thumb The sixth Alpkit Big Shakeout outdoor festival will be held at Thornbridge Outdoors activity centre near Bakewell in the heart of... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Alpkit's warmest sleeping bags - The ArcticDream is a range of high quality, expedition grade sleeping bags designed for... Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Introducing the new range from Fixe, Roca Ropes and Alien, exclusively from Alpkit.com Read more

Aug 2015

thumb Alpkit, the Nottingham-based Alpine adventure sports brand and online retailer, has set up a new charity to help individuals,... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb High quality 100% New Zealand Merino baselayers into the Alpkit clothing range. Read more

Jul 2015

thumb The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest that is OutDoor Friedrichshafen. We were blown away by the variety and... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Arc is a powerful 190 lumen, 154 g head torch with a quick change battery pack, new to the Alpkit range.  Read more

May 2015

thumb Alpkit needs someone that wants to be an integral part of developing it's product ranges, particularly clothing. Read more

Alpkit Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Dec 2015

thumb Stuck for a few last minute stocking fillers for the climber in your life? Here's a few quick ideas for small gifts that could... Read more

Nov 2015

thumb HMS screwgate carabiners - perhaps not the most exciting piece of climbing gear, but one of the most frequently used. We've... Read more

Sep 2015

thumb Here we put all the top cams head to head in one massive review! Which cams have the largest range? Which are the lightest?... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb A sturdy single rope from the Spanish brand Fixe-Roca and distributed by Alpkit in the UK. Toby Archer reviews the Fixe-Roca... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb Alex Lowe famously said “the best climber is the one having the most fun”. Over the years I have come to agree with this... Read more

Dec 2013

thumb In this indepth review, we look at several top-of-the-range headtorches, some lightweight models, and some budget options. If you... Read more

May 2013

thumb Alpkit have been making bouldering mats for nearly 15 years. 2013 has seen them introduce some new mats plus make modifications... Read more

Jan 2012

thumb Matt Bird enjoys a pleasant few nights testing the Zhota, a 3-man tent from Alpkit's new mountain tent range, which sits between... Read more

Jun 2011

thumb This month, the UKC/UKH Team have mostly been testing camping mats. Everyone was looking for something different: Alan wanted a... Read more

May 2011

thumb Dan Bailey sheds the pounds to test a range of bivi gear... "From mats to shelters to cookware, most bivvying gear has shed... Read more


All Alpkit by date

There are 87 items in Alpkit. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2016: (3 items)

2015: (16 items)

2014: (2 items)

2013: (13 items)

2012: (8 items)

2011: (12 items)

2010: (13 items)

2009: (12 items)

2008: (5 items)

2007: (3 items)