Tuesday, 23 April 2019 21:05

Alpkit Artlu Running Pack: Tested & Reviewed

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Alpkit are known for making good, solid kit at affordable prices. They are continually adding to their range of outdoor focussed kit designed here in the UK. I was given the chance to test the running pack Alpkit have added to their line-up, Artlu 10l.

The Artlu has been designed to meet the Fell Runners Association kit list, with its 10 litre capacity it boasts enough room for big adventures.

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Alpkit say:

10 litre hydration vest for running backpack Lakeland mountains to skylines further afield, designed to give you access to food, water and devices without interrupting your flow

Key features
10 litre running backpack for local trails to mountain adventures
Multiple adjustment points for a tailored fit that doesn’t chafe or bounce
Designed to have capacity for FRA minimum requirement kit list
Distributes kit around your torso so that you can access it as you run
Comfortable and breathable mesh shoulder straps with dual adjustment for a snug fit and multiple pockets for accessing kit on the go
Adjustable sternum straps spread weight evenly across your chest and shoulders and prevent bounce as you run
Body conforming soft mesh back panel with wings at the base for stability and comfort
Reflective print, rear light attachment loop, and sternum strap for staying safe and seen
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Feature List
Rear: Zipped main pocket with hydration sleeve (fits 2 l bladder), hanging loop and double ports, zipped valuables pocket; secondary zipped compartment; stash pocket, and stowable pole loops.
Side stash pockets for food and running snacks
Shoulder straps: large drawcord closure soft bottle pocket; secure zipped pocket for phone/GPS; 2 envelope style gel pockets; pole bungee loops
Construction
Main fabric: Nylon diamond ripstop fabric, water repellent, 1000 mm HH PU coating
Measurements
Weight: 410 g
Capacity: 10 L
Dimensions (HWD - fully packed): 43 x 25 x 25 cm
Hydration sleeve fits a 2 l bladder

Here is our first video review to keep you in the know…

 

Go have a look on Alpkits website for more details.

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