Over the past 20 years, OZARK, as the driving force for China’s outdoor sports, has always been committed to design and produce high quality outdoor equipments for explorers to realize their dreams and for more people to go outside enjoying the nature.
In 1996, at the very beginning of its founding, OZARK have begun to provide support to China’s climbing team in helping them to explore the Himalayas. It provided equipments for the first climbing of the Kangripeak(7048m). After that, during the following ten years, it fully supported the climbing activities of the team on fourteen 8000-meter-high peaks in the world, from the year of 1997 on Nanga Parbat to 2007 on Gasherbrum.
With long-term experience in customizing equipments for high-altitude climbing and exploration, OZARK, with the quality of its products constantly improving, is not only helping professional explorers reach the remotest parts of the world with harsh environments, but also helping ordinary people scale high peaks in the world.
In 2003, during the activity called “Standing at the third pole-Memorial climbing marking the 50th anniversary since mankind’s first ascent to Qomolangma
While promoting the development of outdoor sports, OZARK also takes its social responsibilities. In 1999, it founded Tibet Mountaineering School. In 2006, it established CMDI (China Mountaineering Development Institute) and fostered a large amount of skilled climbers and coachers in China. Besides, OZARK ensures the general public’s safety when they engage in outdoor activities. By launching programs like Tibet Mountain Rescue Team and Snow Mountain Guardian Program, it also contributed to the development of Himalaya region.