We woke up at 3am for our alpine start, pulled on all of our layers (five for me) and drank strong coffee. I secured my crampons, adjusted my headlamp and fell into step behind our Shasta Mountain guides, Eric and Jenna. This was the beginning of what would be twelve hours of putting one footContinue reading

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Gert Boyle’s directive to “Make It Better” applies not just to the products we sell, but to every aspect of our business. For the Corporate Responsibility team, this means focusing on what it takes to run our business responsibly, whether that is being good stewards of the environment or having a positive impact on theContinue reading

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by Nathan Borchelt The 80’s are back, dude. To help understand how truly revolutionary role the Bugaboo jacket played in my life, a bit of background might be necessary. I learned to ski by traveling with my family, driving north from Huston, Texas, to Lakewood, a suburb of Denver, where we’d stay with my auntContinue reading

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We’re dedicating this month’s @columbia1938 Instagram Challenge to the search for Columbia Sportswear’s next two Directors of Toughness: #OneToughJob In case you haven’t heard, Columbia Sportswear is searching high and low for two brave souls to travel the world, test gear and tell the world about it. The Directors of Toughness will be full-time brand ambassadors,Continue reading

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Some call this a dream job. Many don’t. Whoever says there are no second chances didn’t know that Columbia is now taking applications for what’s arguably the best job in the world. Last year, Columbia created two positions for Director of Toughness. The unique position was designed to allow two adventures the chance to travelContinue reading

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