Darren Shooter is a Co-Founder of the premium mens Outerwear brand, Black Mountain Clothing Company. The DNA of the brand draws inspiration from a love of authentic, heritage outerwear fused with pioneering technology. All garments are Made in Europe and the fabrics are sourced from premium factories in Italy and Japan.
The Southern Ranges Bomber is inspired by the classic MA-1 flight jacket, from the mid-1950's. The jacket’s outer-shell fabric is a technical Italian nylon with 3-layer lamination, weatherproof to a 20,000 mm. The iconic pilot sleeve pocket has been re-engineered using laser cutting technology, high frequency welding and a waterproof zipper. The padding is a light weight/super insulating Primaloft gold insulator.
The Creek Jacket is a technically advance down jacket, inspired by classic down jackets of the late 70's and early 80's. The jacket’s outer-shell fabric is a Japanese lightweight nylon with a technical 3-layer lamination, weatherproof to a 15,000 mm. The Creek Jacket features heat sealed quilting allowing the garment to be fully waterproof and extra insulating as there are no stitch holes. The insulation is a premium white fine down and matt nylon performance lining.
The Explorer Mk1 is a technically pioneering jacket inspired by the 1980’s British Antarctic Exploration jackets. The jackets outer-shell fabric is a premium Italian nylon with high performance, 3-Layer lamination, weatherproof to a 20,000 mm. The insulation is a premium white fine down and matt nylon, rip-stop performance lining. The garment is designed to be worn in the harshest of environments and all opening & adjusters can be operated while wearing heavy gloves. The Explorer Mk1 also features a Recco tracking in the event of an avalanche.
The Hallback Bodywarmer is a classic layering garment inspired by a vintage, American hunting vest from the 1960's. The body-warmers outer-shell fabric is an Italian 3 layer nylon, 360 degree weatherproof to a 20,000 mm water column. The filler is lightweight technical nylon filler and matt nylon performance lining.