Columbia Sportswear took its name from the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon. The founding family, the Boyles, has always catered to sportsmen and women who love the outdoors, and has developed an impressive array of tech fabrics and constructions which protect adventurers in all kinds of weather conditions. Whether you're into skiing, hiking, running, paddling, golfing, camping, climbing or riding, Columbia has the perfect protective gear for you. Or perhaps you just want to enjoy a jaunt around the nearest city park. Columbia Sportswear's women’s sportswear may also be worn in everyday life, is available in attractive colors and features streamlined design that flatters a woman's curves -- so you can be assured you'll look as great as you feel! Read more about Columbia.