Former Royal Marine Commando turned safety expert for some of the largest film and television productions in the world, Aldo Kane has got your back. This whisky-loving Scot is no stranger to danger–whether it’s rappelling into the Congo’s 11,380-foot Nyiragongo volcano when it was erupting or rowing continent to continent (Portugal to Venezuela) across theContinue reading

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Fancy a long distance hike that takes in amazing scenery, great food, and unique wildlife? Look no further than the far north of Scotland. Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland’s first long distance walking route and remains the most popular to this day, with more than 15,000 hikers tackling it each year.Continue reading

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Consider hiking an extended walk. It can be as simple as a loop at your local park, or as extensive as walking from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail. The beauty of hiking is that the sport is more a state of mind than a discipline. There are no rules as to whatContinue reading

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Meet Columbia Montrail Athlete: Joe McConaughy. True athleticism is captivating—not because we think we can do what those world-class humans can accomplish, but because we’re in awe that such accomplishments are even possible. Take Joe McConaughy, whether ultra-running or speed-hiking (there is a difference), McConaughy not only racks up 50 to 60 miles a day,Continue reading

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Columbia Montrail athlete, Joe McConaughy recently attempted the FKT for the Wicklow Round. Did he break it or did it break him? What’s an FKT? Good Question. It means Fastest Known Time. And Columbia Montrail Athlete recently attempted to break the FKT for the Wicklow Round. The Wicklow Round traces the eponymous Wicklow Mountains, providingContinue reading

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Basically, positive change is our company policy. Since day one, we’ve been committed to doing right by the people we reach, the places we touch and the products we make. Eighteen years ago, we began our Corporate Responsibility program. Now it’s one of the most successful programs in the industry developing environmental practices that makeContinue reading

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