Mountain Equipment Company History
Mountain Equipment specialise mainly in climbing jackets and, having been involved in over 100 Everest expeditions, it's not hard to
realise why. Originating in the UK back in 1961 they have enhanced their expertise by working closely over the years with many of the
world's top climbers and mountain adventurers. They've also provided clothing for many trips to both the North and South Poles.
Recent years has seen them branch out into the design and manufacture of ski jackets.
The brand is part of the Outdoor and Sports Company (OSC) Ltd group, which also features the Ron Hill brand.
Mountain Equipment Style
Mountain Equipment's clothing is definitely designed with functionality in mind, rather than trying to compete with the
likes of Moncler or Bognor in the on-piste fashion stakes.
Mountain Equipment - Performance
Is this stuff weatherproof ? Oh yes. You don't your equipment used in hundreds of expeditions to some of the world's highest
mountains, or to the North and South Poles unless it's really well made and designed.
Mountain Equipment have become experts in their field by working closely with some of the world's top climbers and
mountain adventurers, so rest assured if you buy their stuff you can expect it to keep you warm, dry and comfortable.
Mountain Equipment - Pricing
The price range for a Mountain Equipment jacket mainly comes in at around £100 to £150.
Mountain Equipment - Stockists
Mountain Equipment clothing is available at the following Ski and Snow-sports Shops:
Mountain Equipment - Useful Links