About Us

Solving outdoor gear problems by using innovation and collaboration

About Us

Solving outdoor gear problems by using innovation and collaboration
At Blue Bolt, we use innovation and collaboration to tackle classic problems faced by outdoor adventurers.

Meet The Team

We are motivated by self-sufficiency, life-changing and life-affirming adventures, and long-lasting connections. We seek to empowering you to push beyond your comfort zone by giving you cutting edge equipment that’s not too expensive. We do this by challenging our own selves, working hard and being out on the mountain.

Huzefa Siamwala

Founder, CEO

Huzefa combines his technical knowledge of materials and design, background in Mathematics, and his experience in mountaineering and trekking to build outdoor gear that works. He’s up for any challenge.

Steph Rosalia

All round support

A software developer by profession and traveler at heart, Steph love to explore the world in her own way. She loves well-written stories and strives to make the Blue Bolt content in the same way.

Pavan

Accounts and Operations

Pavan loves working with startups and exploring the outdoors. As a former competitive cyclist, he optimized every gram for speed. Now he wants to do the same for the outdoor gear.

Our Story

From DIY to world-class production

Huzefa, the founder, started making his own vapor barrier outdoor quilt in 2012 as a “make your own gear” project for his mountaineering expedition in the Himalayas with countless hours spent on research, going through several design iterations and testing them out on expeditions.

In 2019, confident with the value the quilt he had designed he decided to offer to make a quilt for others. A diverse set of adventurers took him up on his offer. One, Peter Van Geit, took the quilt on his 4-month trans Himalayan 2019 expedition where the quilt was subjected to no-holds barred testing in various terrains and weather situations.

The encouraging feedback from these early adopters encouraged Huzefa to offer this ultralight outdoor quilt for everyone.

Now, we’re expanding beyond quilts. We’re working on an outdoor mitten with designs aimed to increase its dexterity without losing its warmth. We’ve also started venturing into ultralight shelters – our first product is a hybrid of a bivy and a tent. This bivy tent came about from a need of another bold adventurer who wanted lightweight but reliable gear in her pack.

Our guarantee, our responsibility

We are committed to designing long-lasting, reliable gear for your outdoor adventures.

Even if we’re a small company, we are committed to manufacturing processes that are both ethical and environmentally-conscious. We do our due diligence to make sure that we are not engaged or complicit in exploitation of people whether through forced labour, servitude, child labour or trafficking.

Every step of the way, we choose stronger fabrics, cleaner chemicals, and recycled materials, when possible, to minimize our footprint and lengthen the life of our products.

We are confident that our products will live up to their promise.

There’s really only one way to test how a product truly performs – by using it. So use our products outside – a lot.

If the product does not perform as expected, we will make it right and gladly exchange the product or refund your purchase within 60 days of receipt.