2021

Won the Grand Prize at the Korea Best Brand Awards

2020

Developed biodegradable eco-friendly mannequins

Won the Bronze Award (Finalist) at the Seoul Creative Award of Film Advertising

Won in the sponsor category at the 1st Korea Sports Mecenat Awards 

Launched sub-brand LTEKS

Opened Hannam Branch

Life Tech Jacket won a Red Dot Design Award

2019

Opened concept stores "Sot Sot Sanghoe" (Nakwon Shopping Center) and "Sot Sot 618" (Cheonggyesan)

Named as one of the World's Most Valuable Brands by Forbes for 8 consecutive years

2018

Signed an MoU with the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation

The 7318 Project in collaboration with five Korean designers

2017

Exhibited an IoT jacket in collaboration with KT at Mobile World Congress in Spain

Established a joint venture with ANTA, China's largest sportswear company

Launched a collaboration collection with Seishin Mastui

2016

Launched the NOAH Project, a campaign to protect endangered animals and plants

Developed Freedom Tent

2015

Opened Kolon Alpine School in China

Published "Learning By Teaching," a book about Kolon Alpine School's 30-year history

KOLON SPORT completed the construction of Samnam-gil (Haenam-Namtaeryeong, 42 sections spanning 574km)

2014

The Hercules shoelace set a Guinness World Record (strongest shoelace)

2013

Produced movies "One Perfect Day" and "One Day Trip" in celebration of the 40th anniversary

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team began an expedition to the world's 10 greatest deserts

2012

Displayed the Life Tech jacket at Harrods Department Store, UK

Held a signing ceremony to construct and promote Samnam-gil in Gyeonggi-do

Signed a contract to officially supply clothing for the Polar Research Institute (until 2023)

2011

Opened the Kolon Alpine School Education Center

Invited the UK's Harrods Department Store to the Innovation & Technology exhibition

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team completed ascents of 14 mountain peaks above 8,000 meters

Completed the construction of Green Trail in Seoul (6 courses)

2010

Donated tents to Haiti earthquake victims (worth 150 million won)

Adopted the new slogan "YOUR BEST WAY TO NATURE"

Has sponsored the Go Mi-young Cup Youth Sports Climbing Competition (until present)

Sponsored the IFCS Chuncheon World Cup Sports Climbing Competition

Developed a 3D pattern through motion capture system analysis (Yonsei University)

2009

Organized Eco Leadership Camp (until 2015)

2008

Organized the Kolon Sport Backcountry Expedition (until 2016, dispatched 500 expeditions to 43 regions)

2006

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team began a project to climb 14 mountain peaks above 8,000 meters

Launched Life Saver Jacket, I-SERIES Jacket 

Participated in an industry liaison project with St Martin's School in the UK

Collaborated with designer Arik Levy

KOLON SPORT entered the Chinese market

2005

Donated relief goods to earthquake victims in Pakistan

Launched the "New Life for Children" campaign

Developed GEEMAX3 (improved energy efficiency), 360 FRICTION G5 (improved abrasion resistance and slip resistance) SOLE

Held the Kolon Sport Cup Ice Climbing Competition (until 2010)

2004

Established the Kolon Sport Challenge Team

Launched the world's best windproof tent "TORNADO"

Launched the first protective welding jacket made with Korean technology 

Researched and developed hiking boots in collaboration with the Human Performance Lab (HPL) of the University of Calgary in Canada

2003

Launched Green Mountain Volunteer Corps

2000

Sponsored the K2 (8,611m) expedition (First Korean expedition to successfully ascend 14 peaks above 8,000m)

1992

Launched Korea's first Gore-Tex clothing

Constructed the first indoor climbing gym in Korea (Sporex, Seocho-dong)

1988

Official sponsor of Seoul Olympics

Supply clothing for Korea Polar Research Institute researchers at King Sejong Station in Antarctica 

1986

Official sponsor of the Asian Games

1985

Established Kolon Alpine School

1983

Sponsored the Baintha Brakk II (6,960m) expedition (world's first ascent)

1982

Sponsored the Makalu (8,481m) expedition

1980

Sponsored the Manaslu (8,163m) expedition 


HISTORY

2021

Won the Grand Prize at the Korea Best Brand Awards

2020

Developed biodegradable eco-friendly mannequins

Won the Bronze Award (Finalist) at the Seoul Creative Award of Film Advertising

Won in the sponsor category at the 1st Korea Sports Mecenat Awards 

Launched sub-brand LTEKS

Opened Hannam Branch

Life Tech Jacket won a Red Dot Design Award

2019

Opened concept stores "Sot Sot Sanghoe" (Nakwon Shopping Center) and "Sot Sot 618" (Cheonggyesan)

Named as one of the World's Most Valuable Brands by Forbes for 8 consecutive years

2018

Signed an MoU with the Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation

The 7318 Project in collaboration with five Korean designers

2017

Exhibited an IoT jacket in collaboration with KT at Mobile World Congress in Spain

Established a joint venture with ANTA, China's largest sportswear company

Launched a collaboration collection with Seishin Mastui

2016

Launched the NOAH Project, a campaign to protect endangered animals and plants

Developed Freedom Tent

2015

Opened Kolon Alpine School in China

Published "Learning By Teaching," a book about Kolon Alpine School's 30-year history

KOLON SPORT completed the construction of Samnam-gil (Haenam-Namtaeryeong, 42 sections spanning 574km)

2014

The Hercules shoelace set a Guinness World Record (strongest shoelace)

2013

Produced movies "One Perfect Day" and "One Day Trip" in celebration of the 40th anniversary

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team began an expedition to the world's 10 greatest deserts

2012

Displayed the Life Tech jacket at Harrods Department Store, UK

Held a signing ceremony to construct and promote Samnam-gil in Gyeonggi-do

Signed a contract to officially supply clothing for the Polar Research Institute (until 2023)

2011

Opened the Kolon Alpine School Education Center

Invited the UK's Harrods Department Store to the Innovation & Technology exhibition

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team completed ascents of 14 mountain peaks above 8,000 meters

Completed the construction of Green Trail in Seoul (6 courses)

2010

Donated tents to Haiti earthquake victims (worth 150 million won)

Adopted the new slogan "YOUR BEST WAY TO NATURE"

Has sponsored the Go Mi-young Cup Youth Sports Climbing Competition (until present)

Sponsored the IFCS Chuncheon World Cup Sports Climbing Competition

Developed a 3D pattern through motion capture system analysis (Yonsei University)

2009

Organized Eco Leadership Camp (until 2015)

2008

Organized the Kolon Sport Backcountry Expedition (until 2016, dispatched 500 expeditions to 43 regions)

2006

The Kolon Sport Challenge Team began a project to climb 14 mountain peaks above 8,000 meters

Launched Life Saver Jacket, I-SERIES Jacket 

Participated in an industry liaison project with St Martin's School in the UK

Collaborated with designer Arik Levy

KOLON SPORT entered the Chinese market

2005

Donated relief goods to earthquake victims in Pakistan

Launched the "New Life for Children" campaign

Developed GEEMAX3 (improved energy efficiency), 360 FRICTION G5 (improved abrasion resistance and slip resistance) SOLE

Held the Kolon Sport Cup Ice Climbing Competition (until 2010)

2004

Established the Kolon Sport Challenge Team

Launched the world's best windproof tent "TORNADO"

Launched the first protective welding jacket made with Korean technology 

Researched and developed hiking boots in collaboration with the Human Performance Lab (HPL) of the University of Calgary in Canada

2003

Launched Green Mountain Volunteer Corps

2000

Sponsored the K2 (8,611m) expedition (First Korean expedition to successfully ascend 14 peaks above 8,000m)

1992

Launched Korea's first Gore-Tex clothing

Constructed the first indoor climbing gym in Korea (Sporex, Seocho-dong)

1988

Official sponsor of Seoul Olympics

Supply clothing for Korea Polar Research Institute researchers at King Sejong Station in Antarctica 

1986

Official sponsor of the Asian Games

1985

Established Kolon Alpine School

1983

Sponsored the Baintha Brakk II (6,960m) expedition (world's first ascent)

1982

Sponsored the Makalu (8,481m) expedition

1980

Sponsored the Manaslu (8,163m) expedition 

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