$11,500 Raised for Non-Profits at the Outdoor Retailer Show

Mountain Hardwear and Montrail would like to thank all who participated in their charity events at the Outdoor Retailer. Together the companies collected over $11,500 in charitable donations for three outstanding non-profit organizations.
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$11,500 Raised for Non-Profits at the Outdoor Retailer Show
Mountain Hardwear, Montrail® Donate to American Hiking Society, Leave No Trace and Conservation Alliance

Richmond, Calif. (August 27, 2009) – Mountain Hardwear Inc. and Montrail would like to thank all who participated in their charity events at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together the companies collected over $11,500 in charitable donations for three outstanding non-profit organizations: American Hiking Society, Leave No Trace and The Conservation Alliance.
In July, during the week of the Outdoor Retailer, Mountain Hardwear, a leading manufacturer of outdoor equipment and apparel, provided 200 rEVA Brief Cases, a Spring 2010 laptop case made of recycled scraps from the pack factory floor, to raise funds for Leave No Trace.
Montrail, a leading producer of trail-inspired footwear, sponsored three charitable events raising over $8,300 for outdoor non-profit organizations.
• Miles 4 Trails - For every mile logged during OR using an official pedometer, Montrail donated $1 towards a Conservation Alliance project. 159 participants logged 1447.98 miles to secure wilderness designation for land in Southern Colorado through which passes the infamous Hardrock 100 trail race.

• Mountain Masochist Fundraiser– Montrail donated 200 pairs of the award-winning Mountain Masochist helping raise $5865 for The Conservation Alliance.

• 14th annual Wasatch Wobble –Montrail sponsored a 5k fun run with a Rock n' Roll theme showcasing the new Rockridge trail shoe. 160 registered runners helped raise $1045 for the American Hiking Society to support trail access and maintenance.

About Mountain Hardwear:
Mountain Hardwear, Inc. makes cutting edge mountaineering and outdoor equipment, apparel and accessories for ultimate performance in extreme conditions. Established in 1993 by a group of outdoor industry veterans, Mountain Hardwear is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company based in Richmond, Calif. Mountain Hardwear distributes its products through specialty outdoor and sporting goods retailers throughout the United States and over 40 countries worldwide. Mountain Hardwear has won numerous product and customer service awards since its inception, reflecting the company's commitment and passion toward innovation. It's our relentless drive to create the absolute best that makes us who we are. Mountain Hardwear. PERFORMANCE ELEVATEDâ„¢. www.mountainhardwear.com.

About Montrail:
Established in 1993, Montrail is a premium outdoor footwear brand known for its technical, high performance trail running and hiking footwear for outdoor enthusiasts. Montrail sells footwear to retailers in the United States and in 29 countries worldwide. In 1996, Montrail embarked on a mission to improve the standard for comfort and fit in footwear by creating IntegraFitâ„¢, its proprietary fit technology. To learn more about Montrail visit www.montrail.com.

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