Vermont Glove Launches National Retailer Program

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RANDOLPH, VT – Vermont Glove, a 100-year-old company that hand cuts and stitches gloves in Vermont, is launching its retail program, partnering with Huckberry, Gardener’s Supply, and Airstream Supply Company. In addition, the storied company will be sold in local retailers.   “Customers and retailers alike appreciate that we’ve been around for 100 years, making the […]

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Mountain Hardwear Climber Kyra Condie Joins Team USA in 2020 Olympics

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RICHMOND, Calif. – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Mountain Hardwear under parent company Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) announces the qualification of its athlete Kyra Condie to the 2020 Olympics.  After competing in the IFSC Combined Qualifier in Toulouse, France, Mountain Hardwear athlete Kyra Condie has earned her spot in the 2020 Olympics, where she’ll represent […]

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Backcountry Access Partners with Press Forward

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BOULDER, CO – Backcountry Access (BCA), an industry-leading backcountry safety company has partnered with Press Forward on media relations, product placement, and communications strategy. “BCA has been a trusted name in backcountry safety gear and education for over two decades,” said Andrew Gardner, Principal at Press Forward. “We look forward to pressing into the future […]

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UnTapped Introduces Salted Raspberry Maple

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RICHMOND, VT — UnTapped Maple has introduced Salted Raspberry UnTapped, the brand’s first electrolyte-specific gel, to its lineup of all-natural, maple syrup-based athletic fuel.  Made from a delicious combination of pure Vermont maple syrup, real organic raspberry juice and sea salt, Salted Raspberry UnTapped helps you maintain salt levels while in the heart of competition […]

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Weston Announces Four Year Warranty + Discounted Crash Replacement

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Minturn, CO – Weston is excited to announce their four-year warranty doubling down on their commitment to bombproof snowboards and rider-focused customer service. “A bedrock of our design philosophy and brand values are durability and taking care of our riders,” says Leo Tsuo, Owner of Weston. “We felt it was important to formalize this and […]

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Swix Sport US Taps Evan Pengelly as Nordic Racing Service Director

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Pengelly brings national experience to the full time position. HAVERHILL, MA – Swix Sport, the global market leader in wax and tools has announced Minneapolis based, Evan Pengelly as Swix Racing Service Director. Pengelly, a dedicated skier and fifteen year veteran of the cross country ski industry, comes most recently from Racing Service at Rossignol […]

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Fischer Celebrates Backcountry Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Award for the Hannibal 106

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The Backcountry focused Hannibal 106 is the latest in Fischer’s 2020 awards haul. AUBURN, NH- With serious design input from AMGA ski guide and Fischer’s US Alpine Product Manager, Mike Hattrup, and Fischer’s team of US guides, the Hannibal 106 is a product of collaboration between the U.S. Fischer office and headquarters in Austria. “Our […]

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Fischer Skis Opens 2019 West Yellowstone Demo Reservations

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Fischer Skis announces the return of their online demo reservation system for use throughout dates of the West Yellowstone Ski Festival, Reserve Fischer Demo equipment for on-trail testing to learn how Fischer technology makes for a better on-snow experience. The 2019 West Yellowstone Ski Festival will take place November 26th -30th in West Yellowstone, MT. […]

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Mountain Hardwear Extends GORE-TEX Partnership to Create Ski Collection

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RICHMOND, Calif. – November 11, 2019/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Mountain Hardwear under parent company Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) announces its launch of an entirely new ski collection with GORE-TEX technology. Mountain Hardwear is launching an entirely new ski line with the extension of its partnership with GORE-TEX.  Using GORE-TEX C-Knit™ and Windstopper® technologies […]

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Silva Restructures U.S. Sales; Adds Key Partners

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Swedish brand retains Liberty Mountain & Press Forward PR in U.S. sales push.   BROMMA, Sweden – Silva, makers of high quality compasses and headlamps has consolidated their sales and distribution efforts in the United States. The legacy brand, founded in 1933 has long been the leader in compass and trail navigation is set to […]

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Outdoor Gear Exchange Hosts Women’s Outdoor Industry Leadership Panel

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Executives from Burton, Oboz, Outdoor Research, Vasque and the Vermont Outdoor Business Alliance (VOBA) featured. BURLINGTON, Vermont- Celebrating its 25th year as Vermont’s leading outfitter, the Outdoor Gear Exchange is hosting a women’s leadership panel in service of increasing female leadership within OGE and throughout the outdoor industry. 

“Achieving gender parity in the Outdoor Industry […]

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North St. Bags Commits 1% of all Sales to Environmental Causes

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PORTLAND, OR — North St. Bags has joined 1% for the Planet, committing to donate 1% of annual sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on sustainability. “Living in Portland gives me incredible access to wild and natural spaces, not to mention the ability to get around without driving,” says Curtis Williams, North St.’s Founder and […]

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Weston Japow Claims Editors’ Choice Awards

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MINTURN, COLORADO – Weston Backcountry started off the winter awards season strong, taking home two major industry prizes. Weston’s 2020 Japow Board claimed Outside Magazine’s 2019 Gear of the Year Award as well as Backcountry Magazine’s 2020 Editors Choice Award in early October. The Japow splitboard is inspired by Mountains of Japan with the deepest […]

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Mountain Hardwear Introduces the Ghost Shadow™ Collection

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RICHMOND, Calif. — Mountain Hardwear under parent company Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) introduces its most sustainable collection yet, with the introduction of Ghost Shadow™. Coming in men’s and women’s in both a hoody and vest, the Ghost Shadow™ collection is proving that high-performance pursuits and environmental efforts go hand and hand. Between its 100% post-industrial […]

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Fischer’s RC4 Podium GT Claims SKI Magazine’s “Best in Test” Boot Award

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AUBURN, NH- With an unprecedented awards haul for the 2019 / 2020 ski line-up, Fischer’s boot collection added a complimentary award this week, garnering a “Best in Test” award for the RC4 Podium GT. Testers lauded the “superb customization and solid on-hill performance” born from a racing pedigree and mixed with Fischer’s proprietary Vacuum Fit […]

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North St. Bags Unpacks a Decade in Business

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PORTLAND, OR — North St. Bags, producers of made-in-Oregon backpacks and bike bags, celebrates 10 years in business this month. The brand originated as Founder, Curtis Williams’ project to make a better bicycle pannier for friends while living in Berkeley, CA more than 10 years ago. The brand didn’t gain its name until Williams moved […]

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Fischer My Ranger 96 TI Adds Ski Magazine’s “Best in Test” to Awards Haul

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AUBURN, NH – Heralding the Fischer My Ranger 96 TI as “a new queen of the hill,” SKI Magazine chose the new-for-2019 model as a “Best in Test” pick. The award, a part of the annual SKI Magazine Gear Guide, called out the ski’s versatility and smooth feel as characteristics pushing it to the top […]

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Fischer’s RC ONE 86 GT Takes Home the 2020 Gear of the Year Award from SKI Magazine

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Fischer Skis’ independent approach pays big with industry recognition. AUBURN NH – Fischer Skis celebrated a Gear of the Year Award from SKI Magazine for their all new Fischer RC ONE 86 GT. With an entirely new shape and progressive construction including the use of bafatex sail cloth, the Fischer RC ONE 86 GT brings […]

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Bee’s Wrap Earns Top Environmental Award from the B Lab

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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (Sept. 5, 2019) — Middlebury-based Bee’s Wrap brought home kudos in early September from the B Lab, earning the 2019 Best For The World: Environment award for the business’s top-notch attention to environmental stewardship. Bee’s Wrap, a Certified B Corporation, is one of three Vermont businesses to earn this honor, alongside Seventh Generation […]

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PeopleForBikes Welcomes First Step to Broaden E-Bike Access on Public Lands

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Bike advocacy group pushes for local control and public input BOULDER, Colo. (Sep. 5, 2019) – Following an announcement from the Department of the Interior and a rollout event today in Ohio’s Cuyahoga National Park, PeopleForBikes welcomes the first step in the process to update federal management of electric bicycles (e-bikes). E-bikes are a versatile, […]

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Mountain Hardwear Partners with Press Forward

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RICHMOND, CA – Mountain Hardwear, an industry-leading equipment and apparel company for climbers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts, has partnered with Press Forward on media relations, product placement, and communications strategy. “We appreciate the value that Press Forward brings to Mountain Hardwear as we grow our brand,” said Matt Burbach, Mountain Hardwear’s Marketing Director of Content […]

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