Mons Peak IX (pronounced Mons Peak Nine) is a Chicago based outdoor gear and apparel company launched in 2016. The company is named after the mountain range - Kangchenjunga - in the Himalayas. Before it was named Kangchenjunga, the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India (1849) assigned it Peak IX, it is the third highest mountain in the world. The mountain and valleys of Kangchenjunga are considered some of the world's most scenic and natural ecosystems treasured by outdoors enthusiasts and local people. Yet Kangchenjunga has not been summited and kept in pristine condition out of respect of local traditions by all who travel out there and of mythical folklore. Mons is mountain in Latin. The highest mountain in the solar system is Olympus Mons on Mars at three times taller than Mt. Everest the highest peak on Earth.
Mons Peak IX's mission is to bring innovative and revolutionary products to the market for all outdoors enthusiasts - globally. The products are intelligent designs engineered for usefulness and comfort, balanced with minimalist mindset and affordability. Mons Peak IX is focused on products to use on planet Earth.
Mons Peak IX was founded by Bimal A. Kalvani, an engineer, a businessman, outdoors enthusiast and world traveler. He is a high energy senior executive with a history of leading global businesses and consulting for companies ranging from $140 million to $40 Billion. Bimal holds an MBA from the University of Chicago, an MS in Polymer Engineering from the University of Akron and a BE Chemical Engineering from M.S. University of Baroda