Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company has been making gear so that Pacific Northwesterners can enjoy the outdoors. For more than 75 years, Columbia has developed innovative products and technologies with one simple goal: We want you to enjoy the outdo ors longer. We’re a company made up of real people who are passionate about the outdoors. Our products are born in our home, the ever-inclement Pacific Northwest, and are tested tough every day by our own employees. We are focused on building common-sense solutions to keep you warm, dry, cool and protected so you can enjoy the outdoors longer.