Columbia Sportswear Company is a family business gone global. First purchased by immigrants to Portland in 1938, and formerly a hat company named after the Pacific Northwest river, Columbia is now a worldwide leader in outdoor apparel. This Oregon business maintains its nature-driven heritage by designing jackets and footwear for men, women, and kids wanting to explore new terrain. Popular insulated styles like the Omni-Heat reflective collection and reliable rain jackets are mainstays throughout Canadian cities. The renowned Titanium collection contains some of the most durable boots, backpacks, and clothing for adventures that range from trail running to skiing. With a CEO who proudly touts a tough mother persona, Columbia maintains an edge in the game of no-nonsense clothing for all weather and seasons.