Product Development

Temperature Ratings Explained

Temperature Ratings Explained

When looking for a sleeping bag the two main things most people consider are cost and how warm it...
The lowdown on windproofness and air permeability

The lowdown on windproofness and air permeability

Unless you venture out only on the calmest days, wind is practically a given in the mountains. W...
The Development of Firestorm: the Birth of the Kryos, Xeros and Exo

The Development of Firestorm: the Birth of the Kryos, Xeros and Exo

This winter sees the launch of our new Kryos, Xeros, and Exo jackets, and our new Kryos pants. A ...
Where Craft Meets Practice

Where Craft Meets Practice

Mountain Equipment began designing and manufacturing GORE-TEX jackets in 1977 with the launch of ...
The Devil is in the Detail | Waterproof Design

The Devil is in the Detail | Waterproof Design

There are a few features which we think make our jackets stand out. Our Alpine Fit is very highl...
What Is an R Value? | The New Standard Test for Sleeping Mats

What Is an R Value? | The New Standard Test for Sleeping Mats

It’s an exciting time for sleeping mats: for the first time there is a recognised Standard test ...