Mountain Equipment Fleece, Jackets, Trousers, Gloves And More
Since 1961 the UK brand, Mountain Equipment, have been engineering expedition kit for the harshest environments on the globe are trusted by International Mountain Guides and Sherpas all over the world. Their persistent pursuit of performance makes their clothing and equipment amongst the best in the world.
Learn more about the company by watching the taster video below about their 50th anniversary film that brought together personal reflections of some of the world’s most significant mountaineers with rare archive footage, or if you have time, watch the full version in the second video.
Mountain Equipment produce a range of clothing for men and women categorized as for activities of:
- Climb (Summer Alpinism, Winter Alpinism, Scottish Winter, Mixed and Ice);
- Mountain (Mountaineering, Alpine Walking and Hiking, Trekking and Backpacking, Scottish Winter Mountaineering, Hillwalking and Scrambling, Winter Walking and Snowshoeing, Trail Fell and Mountain Running);
- Ski (Backcountry and Freeride, Ski Mountaineering);
- Expedition (8000m, Super Alpine, Trekking Peaks, Polar Travel, Adventure Travel).
In this 3 minutes 8 seconds video, the company explain how since they began in 1961 they have been witness to an age of outstanding achievement and evolution in the history of climbing and mountaineering.
This 19 minutes 32 seconds video is a film celebrating the 50th anniversary of the company which brings together personal reflections of some of the world’s most significant mountaineers together with rare archive footage to take you on an intriguing journey through the last fifty years in the mountains.
Mountain Equipment Clothing
Clothing produced by the company including fleece jackets and pants are:
- Trousers (Pants),
Mountain Equipment Fleece
The range of Fleece clothing includes jackets, sweaters, zip tees and pants. As an example of their fleece products, take a look at the Men’s Touchstone Jacket in the Webtogs video below which they describe as:
“The pinnacle of our mid-weight fleece collection. Low in weight and quick to dry, the Touchstone is tailored towards the needs of cold weather mountain sports. Featuring many of our now standard technical call-outs including a lightweight Polartec 100 microfleece hood, which provides much needed protection to the head in sub-zero conditions.”
This 1 minute 53 seconds video by Webtogs gives a quick review of the Mountain Equipment Fleece Jacket, the Touchstone Jacket for men which is a great cold weather fleece with some serious technical features.
Mountain Equipment Jackets
Apart from fleece jackets, the range of Mountain Equipment jackets includes waterproof shells (soft and hard), synthetic insulation and down insulation. As an example of their waterproof shells, take a look at the Men’s Firefox Shell Jacket in the Webtogs video below which Mountain Equipment describe as:
“An exceptionally breathable waterproof shell that provides serious protection for any fast moving mountain activity.”
This 2 minutes 20 seconds video by Webtogs gives a quick review of the Mountain Equipment Waterproof Jacket, the Firefox for men which has been revamped to include the brand new Goretex Active fabric.
Mountain Equipment Trousers (Pants)
Mountain Equipment produce a range of trousers (pants) including fleece, down insulation, synthetic insulation, lightweight, softshells and Waterproof. As an example of their soft shell trousers, take a look at the Ibex Soft Shell Trousers in the video below which Mountain Equipment describe as:
“Designed for the adventurous hill-walker, scrambler and mountaineer in need of a lightweight mountain pant that can cope with technical terrain and fluctuating temperatures. Perfect for long days above the tree line.”
In this 3 minutes 15 seconds video, Paul Davis reviews the Mountain Equipment Ibex Soft Shell Trousers (Pants).
Mountain Equipment Gloves
Mountain Equipment produce a range of gloves and mittens. As an example of their gloves, take a look at the Rangonee gloves in the video blow which Mountain Equipment describe as:
“Exceptionally versatile, this warm and durable Soft Shell glove is very breathable and water resistant.”
This 2 minutes 5 seconds video by ProLiteGear reviews the Mountain Equipment Randonee Gloves.
Equipment By Mountain Equipment
Equipment produced by Mountain Equipment include:
- Sleeping Bags,
- Tents and Bivis,
Mountain Equipment Sleeping Bags
Mountain Equipment produce a range of down-filled and synthetic sleeping bags. Take a look at the following video to find out about sleeping bags from Mountain Equipment:
In this 3 minutes 11 seconds video, Kim Hull of Middle Aged Ski Bum talks with Mountain Equipment about their down-filled and synthetic sleeping bags to support a wide-range of conditions and needs.
Mountain Equipment Tents
Mountain Equipment produce a range of tents and bivis. Take a look at the following video to find out about the Mountain Equipment Tundra 2 Tent for mountain backpacking which is described as:
“the Tundra addresses the need for those whom space and low weight is a higher priority than extreme stability.”
In this 2 minutes 14 seconds video from Cotswold Outdoor, they describe the Mountain Equipment Tundra 2 Tent, showing how to pitch it.
If you want to find out more information about hiking jackets or trousers in general, such as the benefits and features of hiking jackets or trousers then read our guides on hiking jackets or trousers.
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