Kathmandu Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, marketing, and retail of clothing products and equipment for travel and adventure. It offers technical wear, down jacket, thermal, fleece, woven casual wear, and merino products. The company also provides packs, sleeping bags, tents, camping accessories, and footwear products and socks, as well as products for children. It offers its products under the Kathmandu brand name. In addition, the company provides family camping products, such as tent and shelter, furniture, lighting, and kitchenware products under the basecamp name. As of July 31, 2010, it operated 97 stores in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Kathmandu Holdings Limited was founded in 1987 and is based in Christchurch, New Zealand.