• Bolle Aeromax: Tested and Reviewed

    Bolle Aeromax: Tested and Reviewed

    I've managed to get a few rides in this summer. Unlike a lot of people I actually adore the heat. Read More
  • Craft Monument Collection: Tested and Reviewed

    Craft Monument Collection: Tested and Reviewed

    There's an age old debate amongst road cyclists about sartorial elegance. Should kit match? Obviously one doesn't want to mix Read More
  • Women's Rab Neutrino Endurance 400 Sleeping Bag tested and reviewed

    Women's Rab Neutrino Endurance 400 Sleeping Bag tested and reviewed

    Sleeping under the stars sounds idyllic - but what if you’ve never done it before? Read More
  • Vango Idris II Low driveaway awning tested and reviewed

    Vango Idris II Low driveaway awning tested and reviewed

     Van life is one of the major trends of recent years, offering mobility and shelter in one unit, but what Read More
  • Salewa Alpine X Ice Axe – tested and reviewed

    Salewa Alpine X Ice Axe – tested and reviewed

    Remember the heavy, long shaft ice axes of yesteryear (that probably wouldn’t look out of place on a museum mantelpiece)? Read More
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MyOutdoors

MyOutdoors

A stacked field and the fastest, “flattest” race of the Golden Trail Series, the 31km Sierre-Zinal, delivered a very similar result on Sunday in the Swiss Alps. Salomon athlete Kilian Jornet ran away from the competition in the second half of the race to capture his record sixth title here (and second consecutive), while Kenya’s Lucy Murigi won the women’s race for the second consecutive year and third time overall.

This autumn, Ellis Brigham and Fjӓllrӓven will join forces to host a series of evening talks from renowned mountaineer and Fjӓllrӓven brand ambassador, Alan Hinkes OBE. With events set to take place in cities all around the UK including London, Manchester and Glasgow, the talk series gives outdoor and climbing enthusiasts the opportunity to come along and meet a true climbing legend in person.

The European Outdoor Group (EOG) has confirmed that two snowboard companies have joined the association, as the first members that are wholly from the boardsports sector.

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 11:12

The 2018 Heineken Race to The Tower

Threshold Sports are well known for their Trail Race Series, with their events Race to The Stones, Race to the King and Race to The Tower regularly topping the votes at awards ceremonies. We sent Giles Thurston, a member of our running editorial team, along to find out more.

Here at Alpkit we’ve long been exponents for going nice places and doing good things on bikes… even before ‘bikepacking’ became as widespread as it is now we had Paul Errington and AlpCol pushing bikes around the Yak Attack in Nepal, or Paul, AlpKen and Scott riding (and pushing and carrying) bikes over the Cairngorm Plateau and AlpKen and AlpNick were there at the first Welsh Ride Thing.

If you are a UK based ultra runner itʼs unlikely you wonʼt have heard of the Lakeland 50 and 100, however outside of these circles it is still relatively unknown event and maybe one of the hidden gems in the UK endurance scene.

Monday, 06 August 2018 12:00

72 hours in the Jungfrau region

Some time, long ago, so the legend has it, a young lady from a nunnery above Interlaken ventured onto the hills and attracted the attention of an ogre living on a neighbouring hill. To protect the nun from the ogre a monk climbed the mountain between them to stand in its way. And so the names of the Jungfrau (young woman) Monch (monk) and Eiger (ogre) were born.

British brands Montane, Berghaus and Inov8 are launching new jackets featuring PrimaLoft® Insulation ThermoPlume®, the highest performing loose fill synthetic insulation to date and the closest a synthetic fibre has come to matching the fluidity, feel and aesthetics of natural down, while remaining warm and dry.

Osprey have announced the launch of version 2 of their porular pack-sizing app.

Thursday, 02 August 2018 08:07

AMG Group strengthens Board of Directors

One of the UK’s leading owners and distributors of outdoor, footwear and snow sports brands, AMG Group, has announced it is strengthening its Senior Leadership Team with a series of internal promotions and new appointments.

Clothing & Footwear

  • Mountain Equipment Women’s Guide Gloves tested and reviewed +

    Let’s face it: Alpine climbing brings a whole host of new challenges for climbers not used to climbing with big Read More
  • Mountain Equipment Women’s Squall Jacket – tested and reviewed +

    A decent softshell jackets happens to be one of those key investment pieces part of every outdoor enthusiasts wardrobe, which Read More
  • Arcteryx Cerium SL Hoody tested and reviewed +

    Incredibly light and boasting perhaps the best warmth to weight ratio on the market, the Arcteryx Cerium SL Hoody is Read More
  • Arcteryx Atom SL Hoody tested and reviewed +

     The Arcteryx SL Hoody is a classic Arcteryx product; innovative, technical but with a minimilist appeal that belies its capabilities. Read More
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Tents & Sleeping Bags

  • Women's Rab Neutrino Endurance 400 Sleeping Bag tested and reviewed +

    Sleeping under the stars sounds idyllic - but what if you’ve never done it before? Read More
  • Snugpak Journey Duo tested and reviewed +

     Snugpak are renowned for building solid, military grade, shelters and sleeping bags and in the latest offering, the Journey Duo, Read More
  • Tarptent Scarp 1: Tested & Reviewed +

    Winter single person tents are hard to find especially when you are trying to run lean in terms of weight. Read More
  • Force Ten Xenon UL 2 tested and reviewed +

    Following on from the Argon and Helium we take a look at Force Ten's latest inert-gas monickered offering - the Xenon Read More
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Featured Articles

  • Osprey's New Transporter - the perfect marriage of durability and lightweight versatility +

    AdventureProof. Osprey Transporters are tough, high-quality duffels designed to withstand the rigours of adventure. Representing the pinnacle of performance in Read More
  • Mammut: Redefining the Extreme +

    NEW EIGER EXTREME COLLECTION FOR 17/18 Extreme products for extreme applications: now in its fourth generation, the new Mammut Eiger Read More
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    The LowePro Buxton Adventure Festival returns on 11th October with a special evening celebrating the lives and achievements of two Read More
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