Mountain Hardwear was founded in 1993 by a small band of outdoor industry iconoclasts. They saw the industry changing, compromising quality and dumbing down products to serve less technical users. Mountain Hardwear was founded to buck this trend in order to stay true to the needs of outdoor athletes, so that their customers can push as far, as high and as wide as their aspirations can carry them.
Over the last 20 years, their independence and willingness to do things differently has driven innovation in outdoor apparel and equipment. You’ll see more Mountain Hardwear expedition tents on 8,000 metre peaks than any other brand. From the first taped Softshell jacket to the first tent with 180° views, our products combine cutting edge materials technology with unconventional design solutions, while staying committed to being of service to the natural environment and supporting action over words.