February 13, 2008, Albany, NY - Specialty outdoor retailer, The Mountaineer, in Keene Valley, NY, will host its annual Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival on March 1 and 2, 2008. For the sixth year, PrimaLoft(r)- Insulation Technology(tm) will support this event as a major sponsor.
The Skifest celebrates backcountry skiing experience in Keene Valley's
backyard. During the weekend, participants will be offered
instructional clinics, guided tours, demo equipment and an evening
presentation by Backcountry magazine.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the New York Ski Education
Foundation's Nordic racing program and the Adirondack Ski Touring
"The Mountaineer is a unique outdoor specialty retailer that is
committed to its community," said Tom Mendl, marketing director at
PrimaLoft. "For the past five years, The Mountaineers' Backcountry Ski
Festival has been successful in bringing the community together to enjoy
the outdoors, and we are proud to be part of it."
PrimaLoft(r) - Insulation Technology(tm), is manufactured by and a
registered trademark of Albany International Corp. and is featured
worldwide in leading brands of outerwear, sleeping bags, gloves,
footwear, socks, and luxury bedding. PrimaLoft's manufacturing
facilities are located in the US, Europe and China. For additional
information, contact the Sales and Marketing Group at 800-833-3836 x2238
or visit www.primaloft.com.
For more information on the Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival, contact
Vinny McClelland from The Mountaineer at (518) 576-2281 or e-mail: