Well, Mammut has been around for 150 years and still making ropes, in fact in 1964 the "Mammut Dynamic" became the first single rope to be certified by the UIAA - the international federation representing mountaineering and climbing.
Of course, the company has evolved and expanded it's product lines to include climbing gear, footwear, and alpine apparel and equipment for climbing, hiking, skiing and riding but the Mammut commitment to quality and workmanship has never changed. A recognized leader in mountaineering safety and avalanche rescue equipment Mammut's development team is always working on new and innovative projects to increase safety on the snow.
Mammut's logo was chosen to represent power and strength and their outdoor winter apparel is made with the input of top athletes that enable the company to continuously bring new strength and energy to the development of mountain sports clothing - offering products that meet the very highest standards of quality, innovation and functionality.
The 2012-2013 Mammut collection of ski jackets and pants offers an expanded line of products made for the rugged outdoors, yet cut for fashion and function with prices for every budget.
Here's what the folks at Mammut have to say about what's new and exciting in the 2012-2013 line of ski jackets and pants:
"For the 2012-2013 season, Mammut is building on the success of the snow specific apparel line for men and women which features high end fabrics from Gore-Tex®, Schoeller®, as well as proprietary fabrics from the Mammut brand. A wider range of price points is available for the 2012-2013 season, as well as an expanded range of products. The collection focuses on freeride and is designed to give maximum protection from the elements, as well as maximum function for the needs of todays freeride athlete. The women's line features clever women's specific tailoring to meet the needs of female skiers and riders."
Following is some information on a selection of ski jackets and pants from the Mammut 2012-2013 collection. Read more about these and all the Mammut 2012/2013 lineup of clothing and gear.
There is a resort accent with the wrist pocket for a ski pass, but the jacket really caters to backcountry skiers. For example, the adjustable, helmet-compatible hood, roomy goggle pocket and Hermetic jacket-to-pants connection guarantees you will be warm and dry in the backcountry.>
Colors: Graphite, Plum with 2 color zips
For the deep powder, the hermetic jacket-to-pants connection is another convenient feature that will keep you warm and dry no matter how deep the powder is. Plus, the extra large snowgaiter fits over the newer freeride boots. There's also a special feature that should not be taken lightly, especially if you have ever lost a ski in deep powder: an elastic pocket to stow 'powder cord' is located in the trouser hem.
Colors: Graphite and Reed
Sizes: 4 - 16
There are 2 spray-proof front pockets and a wrist pocket for a ski pass. With a nod to the need for cell phones and portable music, the Verbier comes with an audioport-pocket with cord pass-thru. The new improved design has the pre-shaped sleeves and the Lycra and Velcro cuffs.
Colors: Graphite and Goa
There are two side pockets with splash-proof zips and 2 leg pockets suitable for holding a map, each with watertight zips to keep your valuables as warm and dry as the pants keep you! There is the elastic pocket in the trouser hem to stow powder cords, and the extra large snowgaiter is designed to fit freeride boots.
Colors: Graphite and Yoke
Sizes: 28 - 42
A cool feature is the asymmetric off-center front zip to keep the zipper off the face. Another neck zip allows more comfort control.
To keep the freshies on the outside, the Mansfield comes with 2 spray-proof front pockets, 1 splash-proof chest pocket and 1 wrist pocket for your ski pass. The detachable, stretchable snow skirt and pre-shaped sleeves with Velcro cuffs also keep the pow out.
While your chillin' and catching rays your goggles will stay dry in the roomy goggle pocket equipped with an attached microfiber wipe. Plus,the media pocket with keeps your audio safe and secure, whether you're relaxing in the lodge or cruising down the slopes.
Colors: Basilic, Graphite and Dark Cruise
The 2 inside pockets can hold ski goggles or phone, or whatever needs to be kept out of the weather. A wrist pocket holds your ski pass for easy access to the lifts - that is, if you choose to use them!
Fashion and function at a very affordable price.
Colors: Black/Reed, White/Rasberry, Carribean, Ontario, Plum