What is Berghaus known for?
Berghaus. Berghaus Limited is an outdoor clothing and equipment manufacturer headquartered in Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK. It is based in the North East of England but distributes worldwide. It was founded in 1966 by climbers and mountaineers Peter Lockey and Gordon Davison, initially as an importer and distributor of outdoors products.
What is the history of the Berghof?
The expansion of the house was carried out in 1935 and 1936. The result was another larger, alpine-style residence that he named “The Berghof”, or “mountain farm”. A large area of the mountain was taken over by the Nazis and numerous buildings were built on the rolling farmland.
What’s the view from the Berghof ruins like?
Here’s the current view from the Berghof ruins: The view from the Hotel zum Türken right next door is almost the same one that Hitler had. When the Obersalzberg was secured for Hitler’s headquarters, a gatehouse was built just down the road from the residence.
How do I get to the Berghof?
The path to the Berghof ruins is the small path marked by a yellow sign (which doesn’t mention the Berghof), on the road just below the hotel. This path used to be the east-wing driveway. Below, on the left, Hitler is standing in that driveway, with the hotel in the background. The photo at right is taken from the same spot.
What is Berghaus simplex?
As a new century approached Berghaus introduced the Simplex concept in 1997: the idea was that by minimising the layers of fabric in a garment and getting rid of any unnecessary styling you achieve a more breathable, lightweight product.
What is the history of the Berghaus Nitro rucksack?
The Nitro rucksack, introduced by Berghaus in 1998, was awarded the Millennium Product Award by the Design Council of Great Britain. In 2011 Berghaus unveiled its new design and development team, MtnHaus, to the world.
When was the Berghaus Gemini jacket invented?
In the 1980s the Gemini jacket was introduced, and is still in production today; it allowed a walking jacket to have a zip-in fleece. It was also in the early 1980s that mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington, ‘officially’ wore Berghaus.