Established in 1941 and founded by Akira Yokota. "NANGA", originated from the Himalayan mountain "NANGA PARBAT". The mountain stands at 8,126 meters and is the ninth highest mountain in the world. What separates this mountain from others is that it is notoriously difficult to climb, contributed to numerous deaths, and has the nickname of "Killer Mountain". The philosophy behind "NANGA" is to produce and create products that can overcome challenges under the most drastic conditions. With is long history Nanga has demonstrated extra care and attention to details in the production of high quality clothing, sleeping bags, and down jackets.