Mountain Journal

Grab a brew, kick back and relax with in-depth features, Alpkit news and tales of derring-do

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Daring Deeds

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Alastair Humphrey's trip to Tohoku in Japan - Part I

Alastair Humphrey's trip to Tohoku in Japan - Part I

The world is so big, so where do you start exploring? For many years now my answer to that has been 'at your front door'. But back in the autumn I ...
Sunrise on Pico del Teide

Sunrise on Pico del Teide

Seeing the world from a new perspective. I sat alone in the corner of the airport, stringing together ideas and lines on my trekking map which I ha...
A Pyrenean Playground

A Pyrenean Playground

A big thanks to Liz for sharing this with us! "I'm very lucky - I wake up in the morning, sit up in bed and look at the Pyrenees, covered in snow ...

Events

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Meet The Sonder Design Team: Behind The Scenes Talk and Q&A

Meet The Sonder Design Team: Behind The Scenes Talk and Q&A

Q&A evening with the Sonder team and an optional pre-event demo ride at Lady Cannings Plantation About this Event Join us at Al...
Sonder Winter Gravel Series - 4 - Keswick 01/03/2020

Sonder Winter Gravel Series - 4 - Keswick 01/03/2020

On the first Sunday of every month this winter join the Alpkit and Sonder bikes team for a series of organised gravel rides alongside some local gr...
Dirty Reiver

Dirty Reiver

Riders will traverse gravel forest access roads that service the vast areas of forest covering the border region of England and Scotland. The event...

Spotlight

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Hillwalking Kit List

Hillwalking Kit List

We’re all drawn to the supposedly ‘big’ destinations, the Alps, Norway, or even further afield. But driving past by our own National Parks on the w...
New Insulation to Help You Win Winter!

New Insulation to Help You Win Winter!

The chill winds of winter are blowing through Alpkit HQ, fell voices carried on the air. What are they saying? We pull off our bobble hats and tilt...
Fell Foodie’s tips for fell-top cooking

Fell Foodie’s tips for fell-top cooking

Cooking outdoors was a means of continued existence to our distant ancestors. Bring winter into the mix and it ramps up the aspect of survival even...

Kudos

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Trek and Mountain magazine Review Jeanius Jeans

Trek and Mountain magazine Review Jeanius Jeans

"All in all, the Jeanius Jeans really are genius ..." Read the full review by Chris Kempster in Trek and Mountain Magazine, issue 96, Jan/Feb 2020 ...
Trek & Mountain Review Balance

Trek & Mountain Review Balance

Jon Doran reviews our Balance waterproof for Trek & Mountain Magazine.
Chris Townsend Gear of 2019

Chris Townsend Gear of 2019

Passionate hillwalker, lightweight aficionado and gear editor of TGO magazine, Chris features our Woodsmoke and Gravitas in his Gear of 2019 select...

Alpkiteers

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Nicky Spinks

Nicky Spinks

Ramon Marin

Ramon Marin

Zofia Reych

Zofia Reych