Lakewood, Colorado - Backcountry Access (BCA), a leading manufacturer of snow safety equipment, has signed a sponsorship agreement with the National Ski Patrol (NSP). The diverse BCA product line includes Tracker DTS avalanche beacons, shovels, probes, backpacks and snow study kits.
The late season dumps are over, spring is in full effect and with it the climbing season. Launch into the season with new gear at great prices. CAMP Technical Adventure Equipment (makers of all things climbing) will be holding its Spring Warehouse Sale in Broomfield, CO (directly between Boulder and Denver on Hwy 36) from Saturday, June 20 – Monday, June 22. Join us for the best prices on climbing gear you'll see this year. The sale will be in full effect from 8-5 each day.
Rossignol announced today that Tim Petrick has been named Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing effective as of the 1stof July. Petrick will be responsible for overseeing the worldwide strategic direction of the Dynastar, Lange, Look and Rossignol brands. He will work from its global headquarters in Moirans, France.
On Wednesday, July 22, at 7 p.m., a group of outdoor industry rugby players, still unable to come to grips with diminished fitness and speed, have banded together in an attempt to relive former glories against a Salt Lake City "Old Boys" team in a friendly rugby match. The match will be held at Fort Douglas Field-- though in rugby parlance, we prefer to call it a pitch, not a field.
PARK CITY, Utah – After jumping for most of her life and competing for the U.S. Ski Team for two years, Brenna Ellis (Park City, UT), a sophomore at Westminster College, is retiring from her competitive career.
KILLINGTON, VT – At the Vermont Ski Areas Association's 40th Anniversary Annual Meeting today, the industry trade group announced that Vermont's ski resorts recorded 4,068,696 skier visits for the 2008-09 season.
Boulder, CO - Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) announced today at its 46th Annual Meeting, that its 22 member resorts hosted an estimated 6.79 million skier visits during the 2008-09 ski season. This represents a decrease of 6.9 percent, or approximately 500,000 skier visits, compared to last season, which was the second best season on record. Compared to the five year average, CSCUSA member resort skier visits are down only 3.9 percent.
Polartec, LLC, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of Polartec® performance fabrics, announces the North American APEX Design Award winners for 2009. This prestigious award goes to the best-of-the-best Polartec® based garments that will be available to consumers in fall 2009. Winners are selected based on the style, function and fit of the garment as well as the most innovative and appropriate uses of Polartec® fabrics in the designs.
Boulder, CO - With summer fast approaching, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) invites you to reach the summit of your heart’s desire while helping support access and education for the professional mountain guiding community.
The Manzella 2009 Winter line provides warmth perfectly suited to your unique preference, whether you need a warm glove for vigorous activities or the warmest glove for a day in extreme cold. Every pair of Manzella gloves is designed for a specific fit and function, providing you with the comfort you need for every end-use and are made with abrasion-resistant materials at key stress points for maximum durability. Our Winter line is built around warmth, comfort, durability and the passionate pursuit of your favorite activities.
OSLO, Norway - Rottefella AS, a leading manufacturer of bindings for Nordic skiing, this week announced that it will close Naxo AG, its wholly owned subsidiary that produces Naxo alpine-touring bindings.