Spyder was founded in 1978 by David L. Jacobs and is based in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It also has a European central office based in Baar, Switzerland. The company manufactures high-end skiing apparel and is considered to be the world’s largest ski specialty brand. Spyder is also the official supplier to the US Ski Team since 1989 as well as the Canadian Alpine Ski Team in 2002, and the Jamaican Ski Team in 2009. Spyder also decided to expand by acquiring Cloudveil Mountain Works that manufactures apparel for the outdoor, fly fishing, snow sports, as well as casual apparel.
Spyder.com also helps its customers with the payment of their selected items. This is through Affirm wherein they have the option to pay in fixed monthly installments over 3, 6, or 12 months. There are also no additional charges for on-time payment.