Helly Hansen is the global leader in protecting and enabling professionals whose work and adventures put them into the harshest elements on earth. As such, Helly Hansen is proud to be the uniform choice for all Vail Resort's employees. The Oslo, Norway based company is known for its progressive Scandinavian designs and recognized for manufacturing waterproof fabrics back in 1877, the first Propile™ fleece midlayers in the 1960's, and LIFA®, the first technical base layer in the 1970's. The combined three-layer system of dress has become the reliable standard for staying warm, dry and comfortable in cold, wet conditions. The brand's outerwear, base layers, sportswear and footwear for winter, outdoor and water sports are sold in more than 42 countries.