Return to the mountain

Fan-peaking-tastic

The jagged “twin peaks” in the MEC logo originally appeared in the early 70s on catalogues and sandwich boards outside our first store. For decades, it symbolized a shared love for getting outside, solid outdoor gear, and a way to recognize fellow travellers from Canada when you were far from home.

So we’re stoked to announce the return of the mountain to MEC’s logo. It’s our way of saying we’re digging deep to get back to our backcountry roots, core activities, wild spaces, forests, rock, waves and snow.

It's more than a logo

Where we've been, where we're going, and what that means for you as a member of MEC (hint: good stuff). Plus, some design, font and colour highlights if you're into those things.

The mountain means awesome gear

Our goals for MEC Label products are simple: reduce our footprint, treat people with respect, and build products you can trust to perform – all at a fair price.

MEC Label: If you know, you know

Since the mid-70s, MEC has created everything from storm-worthy tents and expedition backpacks to lightweight camp chairs and iconic Rad Pants.
Members rely on our gear, so we build it to last. Look forward to a renewed focus on performance backcountry gear, along with the revival of classic MEC designs.

MEC label team sketching backpack prototypes
MEC label designer measuring backpack prototype
Thread spools from MEC label studio
MEC label team measuring backpack prototype

The mountain means sustainability

For decades, MEC has helped move the outdoor industry forward to be easier on the planet. We're definitely not done yet. We've set big goals and targets to keep pushing to do better.


What we’re focusing on

The mountain means solid advice

We don’t just sell it. We live it. MEC staffers hike, climb, ride, ski and paddle, so you’ll find real-world experience about the burliest packs, grippiest climbing shoes and tastiest freeze-dried lasagna.

MEC staff
MEC Staff

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<br><font color="black"><p>This year, MEC donated $1 million to Canadian outdoor organizations. We want to help teach outdoor skills, protect wild spaces, and grow the communities of people getting active outside.</p></font><br>

This year, MEC donated $1 million to Canadian outdoor organizations. We want to help teach outdoor skills, protect wild spaces, and grow the communities of people getting active outside.


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