Idris Skis is an environmentally friendly ski manufacturing company based in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France. Established in 2009, Idris is husband and wife team Tom Greenall and Kiyoko Yamaguchi, whose shared aim is to build better skis, not just different skis, and promote their ideal of green living. Tom crafts every pair of skis by hand, using renewable, recyclable materials wherever he can. Where possible, materials are sourced locally to minimise environmental impact.Go to site
Blue Ice is a maker of high-quality mountaineering equipment located in Chamonix, France. Creative energy, engineering know-how and a passion for climbing bring our team together, and whether the objective is rock and ice climbing, ski touring or mountaineering, we believe that the most direct and simplest solution to a problem is the most elegant one. Blue Ice, founded in Chamonix, 2008.Go to site
Light and fast. Valandré is an iconic high altitude down equipment manufacturer based in the French Pyrenees. The company, since 1980, has designed down gear necessary for high altitude alpine style expeditions on the 8.000m peaks, and was directly connected to the French Alpin Club – Himalayan section though the president at that time: Maurice Barrard. The tradition remains, and Valandré keeps producing and developing technical high altitude gear for “Alpine style expedition without supplementary oxygen.”Go to site
Mammut Sports Group AG has, with its great innovative strength and intensive cooperation with material producers, acquired a high level of professional competence. Whether alpine, outdoor, climbing or snows ports, Mammut Sports Group AG offers the right equipment for every area of use. Our products distinguish themselves through especially good quality, technology and function. We are continuously improving our products. An example of this is the use of professional alpinists such as Stefan Siegrist who continuously test our product.Go to site
Based in Vancouver, B.C., G3 Genuine Guide Gear is manufacturer of industry-leading gear for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. It has been making avalanche safety equipment since 1995. With a successful 16 year history of industry leading innovation and new product development, G3 isn’t resting on its laurels. Constantly seeking improved solutions and new products, G3 engineers aren’t interested in making gear that’s only as good as the next market-share driven brand. With backcountry skiers, snowboarders and snow professionals relying on our gear for their safety, performance and ease of travel, we’re constantly challenging ourselves to push the boundaries.Read more
TENDON rope is a world leader for quality and has become a trusted partner for young, active climbers in more than 70 countries around the world. It has taken its own path – the path of a young, modern, progressive brand of ropes. It offers smooth user comfort, with pleasant ropes not only for recreational climbing, but also for other adrenaline activities, for work at heights and for rescue work. The TENDON international development group works together with leading experts to constantly expand technical boundaries.Go to site
At Black Diamond it’s all about climbing and skiing. They share the same experiences that you do on rock, ice and snow and these experiences push them to make the best gear possible for the worldwide family of climbers and skiers. Since 1957, their innovative gear designs have set the standards in numerous areas. This is partly the result of dedication, desire and diligence on the part of an incredible team of people. It’s also the result of each of them being climbers and skiers ourselves.Go to site
Mountain Hardwear, founded in 1993, is a California-based company that manufactures high-end outdoor clothing, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents and gloves. This is what they say about
themselves: “As we learned more about ourselves, grew, and expended as human beings, and within our culture, we realized standing on the peak didn’t define who we were and our potential; it was the moments of challenge, along the journey that defined us. We celebrate those individuals and are inspired by big dreamers that believe anything is possible.”
GOAL ZERO is an innovator of portable solar power systems that power a variety of USB, AC and DC devices anywhere and at any time. Providing a perfect blend of portability, power, and ease-of-use, GOAL ZERO products feature full solar energy systems -solar panels, power packs and accessories – each designed to work in concert with each other.Go to site
Founded by two Czech climbers and a Belgian salesman in 1992, the brand is best known for its harnesses and ropes. They also produce popular belay devices, carabiners and other climbing hardware. With a strong focus on technical innovation, they are constantly improving their products. New prototypes are tested by some of the best Czech climbers and expedition teams.Go to site
Chimpanzee Bars are honest, all-natural, made from “real food” energy bars that are free of phony additives, artificial sweeteners, trans-fats, chemicals and GMO’s. Try our new Beet Root & Carrot Energy bar or one of our favourites Apricot, Raisin & Walnut or Dates & Chocolate. Our range of delicious Slim Bars are great for quick snack in the office or when you are not that active. Try them next time – Chocolate Espresso, Cranberries & Nuts.Go to site
Our methodology is purely design and quality driven. No undue influence from marketing managers, “bean counters” or “suits.”
Utilizing our innovative designs and the best materials available we design and build gear for professional guides and serious users.
Jöttnar provides the armoury to Conquer Giants.
We create gear of enduring quality, functionality and performance. Clean lines, disciplined design and attention to detail are our garments’ hallmarks. Rigorously tested at each stage of development by us and our Pro Team you will find clothing of utmost integrity. Everything we make is created for serious users in ferocious conditions.Go to site
“Real ingredients….real products for real people & planet.” Read the ingredients…you can tell we care.Read more
Coffee on the go is being provided by Cafe Bunna. This mobile coffee shop comes neatly packed in a converted classic Vespa.
We’re delighted that they are joining us for GearFest and bringing the best Italian coffee with them. You won’t be able to miss them!
For more information visit their website.Read more