One of the most iconic jackets in the collection is the one worn by Ed Hillary during the ascent of Everest in 1953. In Summit we have replicated the original fabric and colour but with up-dated and authentic accessories in brass. This contemporary jacket is perfect for urban outerwear but will extend to outdoor pursuits. Peter Hillary and his sons wore this jacket climbing on Carstenz Pyramid, Mont Blanc and Mt Elbrus in Russia.
It is produced from Ventile, densely woven from 100% cotton using the world’s finest long staple fibre. The combination of the dense weave and the swelling properties of the fibres when wet provide excellent weatherproofing. It is an entirely natural product that offers a unique level of comfort, look and feel as well as being windproof, highly breathable, very durable and quiet. Its roomy proportions enable the wearer to layer-up, with its articulated sleeve providing freedom of movement.
Baselayers are lovingly made in Aotearoa, New Zealand with 100% traceable merino from one flock of sheep in Marlborough in the South Island.
Longevity is important to us. We will repair your Edmund Hillary garments for you within the natural life of the product
Proceeds from every sale go to causes close to Ed's heart. Supporting Himalayan Communities and outdoor education
Lovingly made in Aotearoa, New Zealand, our base-layers are made with 100% traceable merino from one flock of sheep in Marlborough, New Zealand
We ship anywhere in the world via DHL Express. Normally takes 5-7 days. Next day for NZ orders.