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Marmot for Life


In April 1971, University of California Santa Cruz students Eric Reynolds and Dave Huntley were in Alaska’s Juneau Icefield on a school Glaciology project. It was there on a glacier that the idea of a Marmot Club began. The name ‘Marmot’ refers to a group of highly social, large ground squirrels that live in mountainous areas.

To become a Marmot, you had to climb a glaciated peak with another Marmot. One of the rules of the club was that everyone was President. Most of the other rules dealt with a collegiate fascination for bodily functions.



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KNOW YOUR TECH: Summer/Winter Rain is No Match for Marmot Precip


KNOW YOUR TECH breaks down the scientific technology used in your favorite sneakers and activewear. Let’s demystify your next purchase: today’s technology is Marmot Precip. This polyurethane coating is not only highly waterproof, but it is also windproof and breathable. Marmot Precip is used by the brand on everything from gloves to jackets, so that athletes are able to stay warm and dry in some of summer and winter’s roughest conditions.

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