The Brand


Makalu, well-known trademark in the ski sector, owes its name and celebrity to the 1st ascent of the Mont Makalu in 1954, which has been realized during an expedition guided by Jean Franco. Because of its success, the trademark has been registered immediately.

Makalu was the first socks trademark, which created wool terry, a specific weaving that provides warmth and comfort. Polar expeditions were and still are equipped in this way.


Today, the trademark Makalu is able to combine its history and its experience with the last trends of the moment. Flashy colours, tibia and ankle reinforcements, technical fibres ... All parameters of the production are mastered in order to provide irreproachable quality.

Makalu offers today a complete range of trendy and innovative ski socks in order to satisfy the most demanding customers.