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Vibram Expands West With New Portland Office

Vibram®, the worldwide leader in high-performance soles and the creator of the Vibram FiveFingers® articulated toe shoe, today announced the opening of its new office in Portland, Oregon. In doing so, Vibram announced several new positions including a dedicated sales, design and development team to support existing clients based in the Northwest and to serve new…

Think toasty toes, extreme comfort, natural splay and even more cork: SOLE launches eight new insoles at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, catering to winter sports enthusiasts

In response to the demand for warmer feet during outdoor winter adventures, SOLE, a leading insole eco brand, is launching new products (including a thermal wool and recycled wine cork footbed) at Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show in Denver on Jan. 25-28. Boasting SOLE’s lowest-ever footbed price point, these eight new collections are affordable, customizable…

OARS to Premiere New Film Return from Desolation

Today, OARS is pleased to announce the premiere of Return from Desolation, a new short film about a war-veteran-turned-river-guide’s fight for redemption and balance through the wild rivers and public lands within Utah’s Desolation Canyon. The film, from award-winning director Justin Clifton, and supported by YETI, Chaco, NRS, and Sierra Club, will premiere at the…

Challenge the Cold in La Sportiva’s Fall 2018 Collection

For Fall 2018, La Sportiva introduces a new Mountain boot, two new Mountain Running shoes, and a collection of apparel that allows winter enthusiasts to pursue their preferred outdoor adventures, even when confronted with winter’s frosty bite. Runners and mountaineers, specifically, will be able to run farther and climb higher in the new footwear built…

La Sportiva Debuts Three New Ski Boots and Expands Apparel for Fall

For Fall 2018, La Sportiva debuts three ski boots and further enhances its collection of ski mountaineering apparel. The Solar boot for men and Stellar boot for women are designed primarily for touring but may be an alternative boot option for entry-level skimo racers. The Racetron is a ski mountaineering made for training and for…

Leading Climate Change Expert and Author Paul Hawken to Present 100 Solutions to Reverse Global Warming at the OIA Industry Breakfast Kicking Off the First Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show in Denver

Cody Wertz Freestone Strategies (303) 518-2112 codywertz@me.com The breakfast will include welcoming remarks from Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, as well as featured comments from OIA, SIA and POW leaders  DENVER – January 11, 2018 – The first-ever Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show in Denver kicks off with the not-to-be-missed OIA…

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Charles Lozner Promoted to Partner at Backbone Media

CARBONDALE, Colo. (Jan. 11, 2018) – Backbone Media, the country’s leading active lifestyle media agency, today named Charles Lozner as a partner. Lozner, who has served as the agency’s director of integrated services since 2015, became the agency’s fifth partner.   “We first came to know Charlie when he was our client at Outdoor Research,”…

Osprey Introduces All-New Mutant for the Dedicated Alpine Climber

Osprey Packs, a leader in creating top-quality, high-performance packs to comfortably and efficiently carry gear, introduces the all-new Mutant delivering a streamlined alpine-focused series of packs for the dedicated alpine athlete. Combining Osprey’s superior fit with streamlined alpine-specific features, the new Mutant series promises more efficient and ultimately safer movement in the mountains. “We designed…