Did you hear?... The Ascentials rep group to add Osprey Packs

The Ascentials rep group of Pam Schwarzbach, Troy Kattreh, Brian Day will add Osprey Packs.

The Ascentials rep group of Pam Schwarzbach, Troy Kattreh, Brian Day will add Osprey Packs to their current line of Chaco, MSR, Horny Toad and KAVU in their nine-state, upper Midwest territory.


Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For Dec. 21 to Jan. 3 >> The outdoor specialty retail buying group, Retailers of the Outdoor Industry (ROI), has added three new members to the group as of the first of the year. Casual Adventure in Arlington, Va., Elephant's Perch in Ketchum, Idaho, and Pack Rat Outdoor Center ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Now here's something you don't hear everyday -- company owners relocating to another country but still running the company back home. The owners of Osprey Packs, Mike Pfotenhauer and Diane Wren, have rented their house in Dolores, Colo., and are relocating to Ho Chi Minh City ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Mountain Sports Media, publishers of Ski and Skiing magazines, has shut down SnowTradeNews.com (STN), the online ski industry newsletter that it ran for the last two years with financial support from SnowSports Industries America (SIA). Seth Masia, editor of STN, told SNEWS ...read more

Did you hear?... Oobe adds three sales reps

Apparel maker Oobe has added three sales reps: Duncan Foster, Jack Hart and Jeff Ludwigson. Foster will cover Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio; Hart will rep Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington; and Lugdwigson will manage Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Feb. 8-14 >> School is almost in session as Outdoor Academy ramps up for its annual educational training events in spring. After 10 years in just Southern and Northern California, OA is adding an event in southwest Washington where more than 70 manufacturers will ...read more

Did you hear?... Mark McCarroll to leave Osprey

Mark McCarroll, Osprey's customer service manager, will be leaving the company after eight years to head up the Recreation Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Taking on the task of filling Mark's shoes is Phil Schmitt, who has worked in all aspects of customer ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Big Agnes has a change in the company's ownership structure. New investors and longtime outdoor enthusiasts Rich Hager and Len Zanni have joined Bill Gamber, co-founder and company president, to form a new ownership group. Specific details of the transaction were not ...read more