Founded in 1937 as a small family run business, today Columbia is an award winning global manufacturer of outdoor gear. From warm hats and walking shoes to plush winter jackets they innovate gear for our every outdoor need.
Columbia are known for their own ground breaking in house technologies such as Omni-Tech, Omni-Wick and Omni-Wick Evap. Recent years have seen two new innovations; Columbia’s Outdry and Outdry Extreme technologies.
Outdry technology features a one-piece patented construction process that enables you to feel the benefit of waterproof protection without inhibiting breathability. This process creates a totally waterproof barrier that is heat-bonded to the outer fabric for a seam and gap free construction.
Outdry Extreme could be described as the tough big brother of Outdry. It features a waterproof and breathable outer membrane with a soft wicking fabric inside for extended next to skin comfort. It also features external seam taping and Seamless Light Rail Zippers to fully seal out water.
Columbia have created a range of clothing and footwear that boasts the effect of these premium technologies.
Columbia Bugaboot Plus III Titanium Omni Heat Mens Hiking Boots
The Columbia Bugaboot Plus III Titanium Omni Heat Mens Hiking Boots are classic boots that have been upgraded to become part of their premium Titanium range. For warmth during cold weather activities they boast 600 grams of insulation and an Omni-Heat reflective lining whilst a Techlite shell and a waterproof seam-sealed construction keeps the wet weather out. They also feature an Omni-Grip non-marking rubber outsole with winter traction lugs for unrivalled grip.
Columbia Conspiracy Titanium Outdry Womens Walking Shoes
The Columbia Conspiracy Titanium Outdry Womens Walking Shoes boast superior waterproof protection without compromising on performance. They feature Columbia’s innovative Outdry technology as well as a breathable mesh and welded micro suede support cage upper for high impact performance whilst Fluidframe multi-density underfoot support as well as a Techlite comfort system come together to enhance comfort. Finished with an Omni-Grip high traction non marking rubber outsole these premium walkers will stick to any trail.
Columbia Outdry Ex Gold Hooded Mens Jacket
The Columbia Outdry Ex Gold Hooded Mens Jacket was designed with adventure in mind. For battling the elements it boasts Outdry Extreme technology, fully sealed seams, 650FP down insulation and a bonded baffle construction. This waterproof and breathable jacket thrives in alpine environments and boasts a drawcord hem to prevent spindrift entry, PU Vislon zippers throughout for added waterproofing and a heavy duty finish that will be as hardwearing on the trail as you are.
Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond Down Womens Jacket
Built for alpine performance the Columbia Outdry Ex Diamond Down Womens Jacket is packed with innovative technology and premium features for maximum comfort and perfromance. It features an Outdry Extreme technology shell wat a Microtex Lite II Taffeta liner and 800FP water resistant goose down insulation for serious weatherproofing. This ladies jacket is fully seam sealed, has an adjustable and helmet compatible hood, a chin guard, underarm venting, various pockets, a drawcord hem and adjustable cuffs. Perfect for days spent at the snowy peaks.
So there you have Columbia’s Titanium technologies, perfect for wet weather performance on and off the trails.