Did you hear?... Climb High has retained Peak Exposure

Climb High has retained Peak Exposure, of Boulder, Col., to provide PR services for Mammut and Julbo brands in the U.S.

Climb High has retained Peak Exposure, of Boulder, Col., to provide PR services for Mammut and Julbo brands in the U.S. Susan Fecko, of Fecko Creative Consultants has joined the Peak Exposure team to work with them as a media contact for Climb High, Mammut, and Julbo. Climb High was purchased by Mammut of Switzerland in January 2001, and is the exclusive U.S. distributor of Julbo sunglasses for mountaineering and multi-sport activity.


Did you hear?... Nantahala Outdoor Center hires public relations team of Peak Exposure

Nantahala Outdoor Center, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, has hired the public relations team of Peak Exposure, according to company marketing VP Mark Singleton, "To expand our reputation as leaders in the paddlesports industry through pioneering innovative programs ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Last week, Columbia Sportswear joined forces with authorities in Kuala Lumpur to raid three Malaysian Factory Outlet Stores selling counterfeit Columbia Sportswear apparel, seizing more than 1,400 counterfeit shirts and pants using Columbia labels. The raids took place ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

Mammut and the outdoor world lost a dynamic and charming man last week -- Rudi Ehret, who only a few weeks ago returned to Europe to take over as the Mammut brand manager at Mammut headquarters in Seon, Switzerland. Ehret collapsed in his office the afternoon of Oct. 6 and passed ...read more

Climb High Inc. changes to Mammut Sports Group

At Mammut's U.S. headquarters, known until now as Climb High, living with name confusion has been standard operating procedure. Mammut and Mammut-owned Raichle, Ajungilak and Climb High (which was also the U.S. distributor of Mammut, as well as the Climb High brand) were all ...read more

Did you hear?... Great Trango Holdings aquires e-Grips

Boulder-Col.-based Great Trango Holdings has acquired Boulder-based e-Grips, a maker of urethane climbing holds. Malcolm Daly, president of Trango, told SNEWS® that he began talking with Jessica Franco, e-Grips' owner, last fall. "Four years ago, Ian Powell and Ty Foose, two of ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Please join the entire SNEWS® and GearTrends® team in wishing good health to our industry friend, Malcolm Daly, president of Great Trango Holdings. Hold him in your prayers, if you are so inclined. Daly suffered a major heart attack on Saturday, March 6. He is currently in the ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> A note about the devastating Southern California fires: Our friends in companies and stores throughout the region tell us that the fires all around them have so far meant not much more than smoke and ash everywhere … and some scary moments for friends and family nearby. One ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> The Polartec Challenge has announced the winners of the Polartec Challenge for 2004. Winners for the coming year are Amy Bullard, leader of the Southern Patagonia Icecap Ski Traverse and climbs in the Cerro Moreno Group, and Dave Anderson, leader of the Long Walk Expedition. ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> GERMANY -- The United States made a strong showing at the ispo BrandNew awards -- co-sponsored by DuPont, Invista and DuPont SA -- walking away with three awards, including overall winner, in the contest done in conjunction with the Munich, Germany-based sporting goods trade ...read more