In April 1971, University of California Santa Cruz students Eric
Reynolds and Dave Huntley were in Alaska's Juneau Icefield on a school
Glaciology project. It was there on a glacier that the idea of a Marmot
Club began. To become a Marmot, you had to climb a glaciated peak
with another Marmot. One of the rules of the club was that everyone was
President. Most of the other rules dealt with a collegiate fascination
for bodily functions.
Throughout that summer and over the next two years, Eric and Dave
also began making prototypes of down products in their dorm room. Their
first products were a down vest, a sweater and a parka and, later, three
down sleeping bags. In the spring of 1974, Marmot the company was
Everything your adventure needs to hit the slopes and explore the
Discover new outdoor adventures and valuable how-to guides in the
Marmot blog. We are a company of athletes and adventurers who love being
outside and have been driven to share that passion with others since
1974 at http://www.marmot.com/articles.
Marmot men's apparel is perfect for winter sports. A winter
sport or winter activity is a recreational activity or sport which is
played on snow or ice. This includes activities such as skiing, ice
skating, snowboarding, and sledding. Great for hiking as well.