Snow Peak's connection with titanium began back in the early 1960s. Founder, Yukio Yamai started Snow Peak as a climbing equipment company and established deep connections with the metalworkers in his hometown of Tsubame-Sanjo. Yukio understood the importance of designing and making products that were meant to last, and when Snow Peak eventually expanded into the camping industry, it maintained its commitment to craft.
Titanium is a notoriously difficult metal to work with. It does not easily flatten and requires a highly technical process. Fortunately, Snow Peak's connections in its hometown of Tsubame-Sanjo made it possible to develop a series of high-quality titanium products.
Tsubame-Sanjo is known locally in Japan as the metalworking capital for its storied history of fine craftsmanship. The skilled metalworkers in the area have generations of experiences and have perfected their practice. They understand not only the extremely finicky manufacturing process, but also have the experience, intuition, and eye to detect even the smallest defect during production. Their expertise ensures machines are finely tuned for any adjustments that may be needed along the way. Snow Peak titanium products are unique in their enduring quality and seamless construction.
The material is often favoured by backpackers for their ultralight qualities. However, Snow Peak designs each titanium item to be beautifully minimalist, so they easily integrate into day-to-day life. Titanium is corrosion-resistant and flavour neutral, making it a convenient and reliable choice for wherever adventure takes you.