Finnish ski clothing company that has really established itself since the late 1990's as a designer of hard-wearing, well-performing ski gear. The Finn's know a thing or two about the extremes of winter weather, and Halti gear has a good reputation for keeping out the elements.
Halti is extremely popular back home on the slopes and ski-tracks of Finland, but whilst it's failed to make much impact in the UK market, it has started to become increasingly popular in mainland Europe over the last few years.
Halti was formed back in 1976, with hiking and camping gear the main point of interest for the company. The brand name comes from the Halti Fell, which at 1324m is the highest point in Finland. The 1980's saw Halti branch out into more clothing gear, but it wasn't until the late 1990s that it started to launch a collection of alpine ski clothing. Around the same time Halti began to sponsor the Finnish Alpine ski team, and by 2010 it had truly established itself in the alpine arena, a regular sight on the ski slopes around northern Europe, and a sponsor of a number of alpine stars.