Did you hear?... Fifth annual Outdoor awards at ispo

The outdoor segment of the international trade show ispo will include judging of the fifth annual Outdoor awards.

The outdoor segment of the international trade show ispo will include judging of the fifth annual Outdoor awards, a 20th anniversary party to celebrate Gore-Tex materials used in Meindl and Schoeffel footwear, plus a camp outfitted by exhibitors where attendees can overnight and hang out. The North Face will make its first summer appearance, as Danish shoe specialist, Ecco. Other exhibitors will include: Mammut, Columbia, Gore, Hagloefs, Hanwag, Komperdell, Lowa, Maier, Meindl, Mephisto, Merrell, Oakley, Petzl, Salewa, Scarpa, Schöffel, Teva, and Vibram. There will be a German Bouldering Cup competition, as well as an ice-climbing wall where professional climbers will do demos as well help attendees try the activity. Summer ispo takes place Aug. 3-6, in Munich, Germany. For more, go to www.ispo.com.


Did you hear?... Record growth for ispo this year

The group that puts on the ispo summer and winter international trade shows in Germany has announced record growth for the year. "Messe Munich" (www.messe-muenchen.de) has seen such phenomenal growth that the director announced it will be building or expanding several additional ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> There, in a USA Today feature on Dec. 5, titled "Great gifts for people on the go," is a plug for a reversible microfiber travel vest from Travelsmith.com that is just priceless and leaves us wondering what the article's author Kitty Bean Yancey was smoking at the time. After ...read more

Did you hear?... Watch webcasts of ispo

Can't make it to Munich, Germany, for the international sports trade show, ispo? With the plethora of August shows (WSA, OR, HF Business), that's no surprise. But you can stay in touch with webcasts at www.ispo.com during the run of the show Aug. 3-6. (Click on the British flag ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Nov. 9-15 >> Big City Mountaineers (BCM), a volunteer-led recreational mentoring program for at-risk teens, has launched a branded apparel line with the help of Malden Mills, Mountain Hardwear and Northern Mountain Supply, an Arcata, Calif.-based, retailer. On ...read more