Technology & Materials
Choose the best tech and materials for your adventure.
What is down fill power and why does it matter?
What do the numbers on the sleeves of a down jacket mean and which is best for you?
The Evolution of Down
It's warm, practical and adaptive. Our best-selling range continues to evolve to suit your needs.
How RFIDtech can help protect you while travelling
Travel with peace of mind - we’ve developed a range of products that contain Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.
The Earthcolours Range: clothes dyed with beets, nuts and scraps
Whether talking about agricultural, food or liquid waste, we need to collectively find original ways to address it.
Get prepared with pack&GO
Before you hit the road, reach the trailhead or jump on a plane for an overseas experience, you’ll want to find ways to reduce the bulk of your pack.
Behind the scenes: Gear Testing at Kathmandu
Gear testing is a crucial part of our design process. It inspires new ideas, gives us insights into real world performance, and helps shape the final product that goes to store.
Behind the Design: Creating a Technical Fleece
6 different prototypes, a mountaineering trip to Ecuador, and the expertise of a Polar explorer to develop our latest mid-layer.