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Mountain Hardwear Clothing And Equipment

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Since they were founded in the USA in 1993 by a group of passionate outdoor people, Mountain Hardwear have been manufacturing high-end outdoor clothing and equipment and they were purchased by Columbia Sportswear in 2003.

Mountain Hardwear build the world’s most innovative, carefully crafted products to enable outdoor people who seek out challenge as a way to progress their own potential in life.

Mountain Hardwear have a range of high-end outdoor clothing for men and women and also a range of high-end equipment.

Mountain Hardwear Clothing

The Mountain Hardwear clothing range is organized as follows for both men and women:

  • Jackets (Shells, Softshell, Fleece, Insulated, Active, Lifestyle, Vest);
  • Tops (Fleece, Long Sleeve, Short Sleeve);
  • Bottoms (Shells, Softshell, Insulated, Lifestyle, Shorts, Run);
  • Accessories (Gloves, Hats, Balaclavas, Gaiters, Belts).

Behind the Mountain Hardwear Brand

This 2 minutes 51 seconds promotional video by HardwareSessions is about the Mountain Hardwear philosophy – PERFORMANCE ELEVATED™ – Their quest for the ultimate in performance which means they take no short cuts. Anywhere. The highest quality materials, the most thorough of tests, it’s what makes Mountain Hardwear the stuff you want to have with you when things get ugly.

Mountain Hardwear Jackets – Versteeg Dry Q Jacket For Men

Asa an example of jackets from Mountain Hardware, take a look at the Versteeg Dry Q Jacket for men in the video below, it is also available in a version for women.

Mountain Hardwear Jackets – Versteeg Dry Q For Men

In this 6 minutes 17 seconds video, The Outdoor Adventure reviews the Mountain Hardwear Versteeg Dry Q Jacket for men, providing lightweight waterproof/breathable protection for all-season performance, and which is super-compressible for easy packing.

Mountain Hardwear Equipment

The Mountain Hardwear equipment range is organized as follows:

  • Tents (Expedition, Super Light, Backpacking, Camp, Accessories);
  • Sleeping Bags (Below 0°, 5 to 20°, Above 20°, Kids, Bivvies);
  • Packs / Backpacks (Expedition, Backpacking, Climbing & Sport, Day Packs, Duffels & Luggage).

As examples of Mountain Hardwear equipment, take a look at the following tent, sleeping bag and backpack:

Mountain Hardwear Tents – The Drifter 2 DP

Mountain Hardwear Tents – Drifter 2 DP

In this 5 minutes video, Outdoor Gear TV reviews the Mountain Hardwear Drifter 2 tent. This is a compact, easy-pitching shelter with the versatility of DryPitch™ set-up. It is a spacious backpacking tent for two. DryPitch technology lets users pitch the tent three ways: fly only, canopy only or a complete tent.

Mountain Hardwear Sleeping Bags – Ratio and Heratio

Mountain Hardwear Sleeping Bags – Ratio and Heratio

In this 37 seconds video HardwareSessions briefly describe the Mountaion Hardwear Sleeping Bags – Ration for men ans Heratio for women. These down sleeping bags for backpackers and campers delivers incredible warmth in a variety of temperatures, thanks to the innovative Thermo Trap Baffle™ construction. The 650-fill Q.Shield™ DOWN retains maximum loft in damp conditions. The soft, luxurious lining is cozy and inviting.

Mountain Hardwear Packs / Backpacks – Outdry

Mountain Hardwear Packs – OutDry

In this 1 minute video HardwareSessions describe the Mountaion Hardwear OutDry technology for their packs/backpacks. OutDRy backpacks are lightweight, rugged and waterproof. OutDry keeps verything in your pack dry and protected. Unlike other waterproof systems that allow water to pool in between the membrane and the shell, OutDry technology bonds a durable waterproof membrane directly to the shell fabric for a completely sealed interface. Your pack stays light and dry without compromising weight or function.

If you want to find out more information about hiking jackets or backpacks in general, such as the benefits and features of hiking jackets or backpacks, then take a look at our guides on hiking jackets here or backpacks here.

If this brand is not what you are looking for then find out about more hiking brands by clicking here!

If you want to read more here are some useful resources:

  1. The Mountain Hardwear company website./
  2. The Mountain Hardwear YouTube channel.
  3. About Mountain Hardwear on Wikipedia.

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