Berghaus Introduces New GORE-TEX® COLOURKIND™ Island Peak Jacket

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Berghaus has a deep history in bringing World’s Firsts to the global market and once again MtnHaus, Berghaus’ internal development team has created higher performance products through partnerships, creative thinking and a never-say-no attitude.

Building on its groundbreaking MADEKIND program, which ensures that the products meet strict criteria whether it’s sourcing or materials or processes, Berghaus introduces the Island Peak collection, extending its award-winning COLOURKIND™ dyeing technology to waterproofs in an exclusive partnership with GORE-TEX®.

Berghaus COLOURKIND™ is a new fabric dyeing technology that is kinder to the environment, with a particular focus on fresh water savings. Compared with regular processes, Berghaus COLOURKIND™ fabric dyeing uses fewer stages, resulting in savings of 89% in water usage, 63% fewer chemicals used, and a 60% reduction in CO2 emissions. By adding colour to the nylon chips before they are extruded into fibres, Berghaus saved over 1 million gallons of water in 2015, and also delivered better quality fabrics with improved colourfastness.

COLOURKIND™ partnered with GORE-TEX® is featured in the Island Peak collection of men’s and women’s all season walking jackets and pants. The range includes: the men’s Island Peak 3-in-1 Hydroloft jacket; the men’s and women’s Island Peak jackets; the men’s and women’s Island Peak 3-in-1 jackets; and the men’s and women’s Island Peak pants.

Made from COLOURKIND™ partnered with GORE-TEX®, our market-leading waterproof eco fabric in partnership with GORE-TEX®, all Island Peak shells are built to storm-level construction standards.

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Island Peak jacket MSRP $330

Waterproof GORE-TEX® COLOURKIND™ eco fabric, constructed to GORE-TEX® storm level, ideal for keeping you protected and comfortable during year-round use on the hill, and in all weather conditions. Features includes a map-compatible pocket, zipped body vents and a roll-away hood with stiffened peak and volume adjuster for versatile fit.

Island Peak 3-in-1 Jacket MSRP $400

Versatile and waterproof with a removable insulated inner, designed for year-round use on the hill in all weather conditions. An inner made from soft and cozy 200 weight recycled fleece provides warmth and comfort. Both pieces can be worn alone or together to create a great layering system. Features include a map-compatible pocket, zipped body vents and a roll-away hood with stiffened peak and volume adjuster, you’ll stay comfortable and dry whatever the weather.

Island Peak 3-in-1 Hydroloft Jacket MSRP $420

The men’s Island Peak 3-in-1 Hydroloft® Jacket is a versatile, waterproof GORE-TEX® COLOURKIND™ jacket with removable insulated inner, designed for year-round use on the hill in all weather conditions. The waterproof outer shell features GORE-TEX® COLOURKIND™, while the body-mapped inner insulated jacket uses Berghaus’ Hydroloft® Elite, giving excellent warmth with breathability for comfort on the move. Both layers have interactive zips, so you can wear as one full piece or individually. Men’s only.

Island Peak Pant MSRP $190

These are the overtrousers you will want when that unexpected rain comes down. Waterproof GORE-TEX® COLOURKIND™ eco fabric, constructed to GORE-TEX® storm level. Two-way 3/4-length side zips ensure you can get them on quickly and easily, the double baffle with hook and loop fastening keeps you fully protected and the mesh liner improves breathability and comfort.

Along with other COLOURKIND™ styles, products made with recycled materials and all bluesign® approved lines, and Hydrodown™ Powered by NikWax, the new COLOURKIND™ partnered with GORE-TEX® range continues to build on the wider Berghaus MADEKIND initiative. By combining an innovative and massive water saving messaging campaign and ethical standards with well-designed performance garments, Berghaus MADEKIND products make getting outside feel better than ever.

The Berghaus fall/winter 2016 collection will be available from www.berghaus.com and selected specialty outdoor retailers from September 2016.

Links:

Berghaus USA website: usa.berghaus.com

Berghaus USA Facbeook page: facebook.com/berghaususa

About Berghaus:

Celebrating our 50th year anniversary in 2016, Berghaus has created generations of market-making, iconic products that have led the way for others to follow. That innovation legacy continues today with MtnHaus, our UK based engineering team, which has achieved multi-award winning, world’s first, world’s only, world’s lightest and environmentally conscious outdoor apparel and gear. Expedition tested by its team of professional athletes, mountain guides and every day adventurers from legendary English climber Sir Chris Bonnington, and his lifetime of Himalayan accomplishments, to world adventurer Leo Houlding and his recent first ascent of the NE ridge of Ulvetanna in Antarctica, athletes rely on Berghaus kit to perform from the in the highest reaches of the globe to everyday walks in the park. Live for Adventure. Visit berghaus.com for more information.

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