For three decades we’ve been developing and testing technical apparel. 686 is based around innovation, people, and purpose with the goal of reimagining performance. We create community. We create experiences. We create products for self-expression to go everywhere and do anything.
Our technical and performance apparel knowledge was born out of thirty years of engineering products for volatile, high-elevation conditions. The inspired design from our outerwear products is in the DNA of everything we create.Learn More
Our goal is to consistently deliver always innovative and circularly sustainable products and human experiences. It is not an end-goal, but a way of being.Learn More
We are a diverse community of artists and athletes. Being outside is where we find inspiration and sharing that passion with everyone is the legacy we aim to leave behind.Learn More
born in the city — raised in the mountains. Tested in Nature.
Founder-Led for Thirty Years
We create innovative products to help you reach your summit —whatever that may be.