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Our Design Ethos

Our Design Ethos

Original. Sustainable. Engineered. Adaptive. These four principles are the foundation of every piece that carries the Kathmandu logo.They’re the basis of the questions we ask ourselves throughout the design and manufacturing process.

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Design & Technology

Design & Technology

We firmly believe that design should include, not exclude. We create accessible, multifunctional items that offer something for everyone. Whether our customers are planning a trip to the Himalayas or a trip to the beach, our garments and gear work just as well.

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Design Tee 24 Short Sleeve Men

Design Tee 24 Short Sleeve Men

Men's short sleeve crew neck t-shirt with slight drop back hem and print design on chest.

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Meet the Nepalese artist behind the design

Meet the Nepalese artist behind the design

Shraddha is the award-winning illustrator behind the range of Artist Series tees for the Australian Himalayan Foundation.

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Member Stories
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Designing the Quest Range

Designing the Quest Range

Product designer Blake Richardson talks about ah-ha moment of designing the Quest Tent.

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Summer 2016: Go Light
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Designing The Terrane

Designing The Terrane

…means the pack can accommodate our top-end C3 travel and hiking harness system. “The whole design ethos is that you fluff around less with your pack and spend more time adventuring,” says Blake. “It's designed to grasp every opportunity. There's no excuses that you don't have the right gear.” The…

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Winter 2016: South America
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Designed for the elements

Designed for the elements

Forget about ‘bad weather’. The only thing that holds you back from adventure is not having the right gear.

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Designing our W16 Adapt range

Designing our W16 Adapt range

…and situations and to, ultimately, improve your travel adventures. “I love it when products are so well designed they always seem to be a step ahead of you,” says Kathmandu's Group Design Manager, Darren Barry. “Whatever your travels will throw at you, you never have to worry about your Kathmandu…

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Winter 2016: South America
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Adaptive Design: Introducing the Benmore 5-in-1

Adaptive Design: Introducing the Benmore 5-in-1

If you could only take one jacket for travel … what should it be? For us, it's the Benmore 5-in-1.

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Winter 2017: Gear That's Evolved
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Behind the Design: Creating a Technical Fleece

Behind the Design: Creating a Technical Fleece

It took 6 different prototypes, a mountaineering trip to Ecuador, and the expertise of a Polar explorer to develop our latest mid-layer. Explorer, Environmental Scientist & Gear Tester, Tim Jarvis, explains the challenges behind alpine layering and the thought process behind our new technical…

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Gear & Packing Lists
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Sewing Kit

Sewing Kit

Compact and lightweight design packs away easily for travel.

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KMD Women's Singlet

KMD Women's Singlet

If diamonds are a girl's best friend then this women's singlet with a diamond print will surely be popular. Get out and about this summer in a singlet that fits and looks great.

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Waterproof Binoculars 10x25

Waterproof Binoculars 10x25

Waterproof binoculars with an easy-grip design.

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Electronic Fishing Scale

Electronic Fishing Scale

For anglers who want help measuring and weighing their fish - this compact design makes it easy.

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Ideas & Solutions

Ideas & Solutions

Good design isn’t about having all the answers. It’s about asking the right questions, every step of the way.

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Poma Kids' Gloves

Poma Kids' Gloves

Lightweight warmth for kids hands, the Poma Kids s gloves have a cool colour blocked design. These simple and versatile gloves are perfect for outdoor adventures.

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WindFLEECE Men s Vest

WindFLEECE Men s Vest

When playing golf or walking the dog you ll want a dependable mid layer and our WindFLEECE Men s Vest is the answer. It s a traditional fleece face that will comfortably protect you from the wind while feeling genuinely soft both inside and out.

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WindFLEECE Women s Vest

WindFLEECE Women s Vest

When playing golf or walking the dog you ll want a dependable mid layer and our WindFLEECE Women s Vest is it. It s a traditional fleece face that will comfortably protect you from the wind while feeling genuinely soft both inside and out.

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Kit Lite Toiletry Bag

Kit Lite Toiletry Bag

When travelling or on holiday, we know the last thing you want to do is waste time or space staying organised. Kathmandu's Kit Lite's modular design is ideal for travel or hiking.

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Kathmandu Women s Short Sleeve T-Shirt

Kathmandu Women s Short Sleeve T-Shirt

Sporting an abstract triangle design in petunia colour, this Kathmandu Women s Short Sleeve T-Shirt will help you stand out from the crowd. Supporting more responsibly grown cotton.

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