Descente stands for performance and excellence. From award winning designs, to conception, we incorporate cutting edge technology, fabric, quality and a fit that is second to none. For over 50 years, Descente has led the ski industry in expertise, functionality and innovation and outfitted millions of skiers and athletes alike.
Founded in 1935, Descente has housed its headquarters in Osaka, Japan. The company name itself comes from the French term for downhill skiing. The Descente logo represents the three basic skiing techniques of schussing, traversing and sliding. It embodies our quest to be the best in all we do and our focus on the future.
Descente is defined by technology. Driven by a passion and enthusiasm for the industry, Descente continues to push the design envelope with a superior fit made possible by our exclusive Motion 3-D fit and use of high performance technical fabrics, quality and exceptional attention to detail. Share our passion and feel the difference.