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.

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

Extreme Range

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

Eight Smock

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

Featherlite™ Smock

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

Terra Pants

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

Air Jacket

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

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.

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.

Prism Jacket

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

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.

Minimus Jacket

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

1st Montane Spine Race

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

Launch of VIA Trail Series®

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

1st Montane's Tor de Géants Race

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

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.

Icarus & Phoenix Jackets

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

VIA Trail Series® 2.0

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

Hydrogen Extreme Smock

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

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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