Exped was founded in 1983 as a distributor of outdoor brands in Europe. Since 1997, the Exped team has designed and built the highest quality specialized gear for the active outdoor enthusiast. This equipment is designed for adventurous users across a wide range of outdoor activities, from mountaineering and backpacking to backcountry skiing, paddling, car camping and trekking . Exped means expedition equipment, and through ingenious simplicity and innovation Exped delivers the maximum outdoor experience with minimal means. Exped is based in Zurich, Switzerland and Seattle, USA.