Mountain Hardwear to Debut StretchDown™ at Outdoor Retailer
MHW’s Fall 2016 outerwear collection features insulation that is designed to move
Richmond, Calif. (Jan. 4, 2016) – Mountain Hardwear, creator of performance apparel and equipment that empowers outdoor athletes to live boldly, is pleased to announce a leap forward in flexible insulation with the debut of the StretchDown™ Jacket (MSRP $250) and the StretchDown™ RS Jacket (MSRP $280) for Fall/Winter 2016.
The first down jacket designed to move the way we move, the StretchDown Jacket uses a stretch knit material and welded seams that expand, unlike traditional stitched baffles. This unique combination makes for a more durable, form-fitting, comfortable jacket. Utilizing Mountain Hardwear’s high preforming and waterproof 750-fill Q.Shield® Down, the StretchDown Jacket is ready for winter weather and any mountain activity.
The StretchDown RS is where flexibility meets protection from the elements. With a weather-resistant 15D Ghost Lite face fabric, welded channel construction and a stretch knit lining, the StretchDown RS offers both optimal warmth and mobility.
“We’re thrilled to take premium insulation to the next level,” said Steve Adams, Mountain Hardwear’s outerwear product line manager. “The groundbreaking StretchDown technology is a testament to Mountain Hardwear’s commitment to continuously progress innovation and technology, while keeping comfort and end use top of mind.”
The StretchDown and StretchDown RS jackets will be unveiled at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah January 7-10, 2016.
About Mountain Hardwear:
Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories. We celebrate bold ideas, the drive to challenge the edges of our potential, and the joy, friendships and personal growth that come from that endeavor. We work with era-defining athletes to develop lightweight, easy-to-use and incredibly well-crafted outdoor clothing and equipment. Mountain Hardwear, Inc., founded in 1993 and based in Richmond, CA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company and distributes its products throughspecialty outdoor, running, and sporting goods retailers in the United States and 58 countries worldwide. www.mountainhardwear.com
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