Our history is crammed full of innovation in the workshop, extreme expeditions to the most inhospitable corners of the planet, extraordinary athletes that push the boundaries of possibility and well-established partnerships with the world’s most brutal endurance events. Combined, these elements tell our story – who are we, why we exist. Further. Faster.

1993
Born on Expedition

Montane's founding directors Chris Roff and Jake Doxat met on a 3 month expedition to southern Chile in 1989.

History of Innovation

1997
Extreme Range

One of Montane's most iconic products, still used by outdoor professionals and mountain rescue teams worldwide.

1998
Eight Smock

Revolutionary early 'softshell' garment that brought the brand to prominence as a true innovator of 'bleeding edge' products.

1999
Featherlite™ Smock

Montane establishes itself as 'the pioneer of Featherlite™ clothing' with the original super lightweight packable windshirt.

2001
Terra Pants

Often imitated yet never beaten. A technical outdoor wardrobe staple for many.

2002
Air Jacket

Innovative, versatile, lightweight 3 layer waterproof jacket that set a new industry standard.

2004
North Pole - The Ultimate Solo Expedition

Montane's Ben Saunders became the youngest adventurer to ski solo to the North Geographic Pole from Ward Hunt Island, taking 3 months.

2008
1st Montane Lakeland 100 Race

The Launch of the iconic Lakeland 100 Ultra tour of the Lake District - now the most spectacular and largest endurance trail event in the UK.

2008
Prism Jacket

The first of Montane's award winning Prism range; versatile, lightweight, breathable synthetic products.

2009
Women's First - Kaspersky Lab Commonwealth Antartic Expedition

Montane's Felicity Aston led the largest international expedition of women ever to ski to the South Pole.

2011
Minimus Jacket

Incredibly lightweight, waterproof, breathable garments essential for fast and light mountain activities.

2014
1st Montane Spine Race

Montane becomes headline sponsor of one of the worlds toughest endurance races.

2014
Launch of VIA Trail Series®

The launch of Montane's dedicated trail running collection of clothing, packs and accessories specifically for ultra runners.

2016
1st Montane's Tor de Géants Race

Montane becomes headline sponsor of the world famous 205-mile endurance race in the Italian Alps.

2016
GORE-TEX™ Partnership

Montane introduces Gore-Tex fabrics into the range, becoming the first technical outdoor brand to receive a Gore license in over a decade.

2017
Icarus & Phoenix Jackets

The first technical brand to use PrimaLoft® ThermoPlume - a revolutionary lightweight 'synthetic down' insulation.

2018
VIA Trail Series® 2.0

The second generation of Montane's highly successful trail running range is launched.

2018
Hydrogen Extreme Smock

A light and breathable high performance update to our classic mountain smock.

2021
Montane Dragon’s Back Race®

The now annual Montane Dragon’s Back Race® will challenge the world’s best ultra-runners with 380km of distance and 17,400m of ascent, in 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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