Technology & Materials
Choose the best tech and materials for your adventure.
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.
Thermoplume: the synthetic with incredible warmth
ThermoPlume is an innovative fibre that lofts like down with the equivalent warmth of 550 fill power.
Understanding the EN Standard for sleeping bags
The coldest time of the day is said to be just before sunrise – when you’ll need a warm sleeping bag.