MONTANE is one of the UK’s foremost brands in creating the best lightweight endurance mountain gear. Montane first sponsored Jon in 2012 when they originally supported his attempt to gain The Snow Leopard Award. Since then he has become a Sponsored Athlete and enjoys working with Montane to provide kit reviews, social media content and images. Montane provide Jon with the expedition support, clothes, sleeping bags and backpacks that he requires for his expeditions and line of work. Montane again supported Jon’s expedition to complete The Snow Leopard Award in July 2014.
DMM is the sole manufacturer of climbing hardware in the UK, and they are recognised around the world for some of the best climbing hardware available. In 2014 DMM supported Nick and Jon on The Snow Leopard Award expedition where they pushed themselves to the limit in the remote Tein Shan mountains of Kyrgyzstan above 7000m.
Whitedot Skis are recognised around the world for producing some of the best skis available. In 2014 Whitedot supported Jon on the The Snow Leopard Award expedition where he skied from the summit of Peak Lenin 7134m – a first British ski descent!