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Nicky Spinks


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Nicky Spinks is a British long distance runner, specialising in fell running, who set women's records for the major fell running challenges the Ramsay Round, the Paddy Buckley Round and the Bob Graham Round. She is the holder of the overall record for the double Bob Graham Round.

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"I guess I really like big challenges..." Nicky on the Paddy Buckley Round  © Inov-8

Interview Nicky Spinks on Her Historic Triple Double

In mid May, Nicky Spinks completed a double lap of the Paddy Buckley Round to become the first person to do a double on all three classic British 24-hour hill routes, and cementing her reputation as possibly our greatest ever long distance hill ru...

Nicky training on the Welsh hills  © Inov-8
Nicky training on the Welsh hills  © Inov-8

News Nicky Spinks Completes Double Paddy Buckley Round

Nicky Spinks has run a double Paddy Buckley Round, in a total time of 57 hours 27 minutes. The classic North Wales challenge completes her unique trio of double rounds on the UK's big three.

Nicky on a reccy of the round  © Nicky Spinks
Nicky on a reccy of the round  © Nicky Spinks

News Nicky Spinks Runs Double Ramsay Round

Nicky Spinks has completed a double Ramsay Round with a time of 55:56:38. The Ramsay is a classic 24-hour challenge which begins in Glen Nevis and takes in 58 miles and 28,000ft of ascent. Nicky is the first person to complete two consecutive rounds.

Some of the team manning the Rockfax/UKC/UKH stand  © Ola Stepien
Some of the team manning the Rockfax/UKC/UKH stand  © Ola Stepien

News Kendal Mountain Festival 2016: Report

The Kendal Mountain Festival 2016 proved once again to be a busy and inspiring four days of films, photos, music, art...

Nicky Spinks and Nick Brown receive the trophy from Keme Nzerem  © Kendal Mountain Festival
Nicky Spinks and Nick Brown receive the trophy from Keme Nzerem  © Kendal Mountain Festival

News Kendal Success for UKC/UKH Film 'Run Forever'

UKC/UKH film 'Run Forever' - directed by our very own Nick Brown and featuring ultra runner Nicky Spinks - scooped...

Raise, 5:43am  © Dan Bailey
Raise, 5:43am  © Dan Bailey

News New Feature Length Documentary from UKC/UKH

In May we reported that Nicky Spinks had completed a double Bob Graham Round, in a new record time of 45 hours and 30...


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Large Pads are ideal for higher problems, or those that have an awkward landing  © Mike Hutton

Large Bouldering Mats

Biggest isn't always best, but in bouldering it certainly has its place. Larger pads are ideal for higher problems, awkward landings, or anyone with lower limb niggles - but on the other hand they're less ideal when it comes to storing or carry...

Bombproof shells group test  © UKC Gear
Bombproof shells group test  © UKC Gear

Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

What's the ideal shell for Scottish winter climbing and gnarly hill walks? A beefy and protective one! Here we review tough technical jackets from 12 leading manufacturers.

2am on the Cuillin Ridge  © Dan Bailey
2am on the Cuillin Ridge  © Dan Bailey

Compact Headtorches

Modern front-mounted headtorches are neat and lightweight, yet pack enough power for most needs. Here we look in depth at five alternatives across the price spectrum.

20L packs montage  © UKC Gear
20L packs montage  © UKC Gear

Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

Stoves montage  © Dan Bailey
Stoves montage  © Dan Bailey

Gas Stove Systems

In this group test we look at four all-in-one tower-style canister stove systems, the Alpkit Brukit; Jetboil Flash; Primus Lite+ and MSR...

Alpkit Softshell  © UKC Gear
Alpkit Softshell  © UKC Gear

Alpkit Resolute Jacket & Ardent Trousers

Through winter and spring on the Scottish hills, John McKenna puts this softshell jacket and trouser combo to the...

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean?...


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Sustainability Report thumbnail  © Alpkit

Alpkit 2020 Sustainability Report

At its purest, Alpkit is a bunch of designers who share their love of the outdoors and playing outside. There was a time when we had a lot of free time. We worked, saved and got ourselves kitted out. These passing years taught us something – th...

BF 1  © Alpkit
BF 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit doubles donations to Alpkit Foundation for Black Friday

Alpkit will be doubling its donation to the Alpkit Foundation for the duration of the Black Friday sales period. All week, 2% of every sale will go towards helping as many people as possible get outdoors, to 'go nice...

Men's Fantom Lifestyle  © Alpkit
Men's Fantom Lifestyle  © Alpkit

Alpkit Fantom Down Jacket

Whether it's scaling alpine aretes, winter walking lunch stops, long belays in the shade, or just knocking about the tent after sundown, a toasty down jacket is your number one ally against the cold. 

Alpkit Jeans Scrambling  © Alpkit
Alpkit Jeans Scrambling  © Alpkit

Alpkit Jeanius and Sequence Jeans

New jeans launched for all scenarios and with hidden superpowers in the Cordura® denim. Tougher, stretchier, warmer, and...

Korri Camsole  © Alpkit
Korri Camsole  © Alpkit

Made for movement - or stopping for ice cream. New Alpkit clothing for summer.

Whether you're bouldering in the Val di Mello valley or scrambling your way...

New lightweight tent and bivvy from Alpkit

The Soloist is our first 1 man tent and the Kloke is our lightest ever bivvy bag.

Origin Red - Back  © Alpkit
Origin Red - Back  © Alpkit

New range of UK made Bouldering pads from Alpkit.

We've been making pads in the UK AlpFactory for over 10 years now and have learnt a little on the way....


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