Arc’teryx Wins 2009 ACMG Industry Partner Award

Designer and manufacturer of technically superior outerwear, backpacks, and climbing harnesses has been honored with the 2009 Association of Canadian Mountain Guides Industry Partner Award.
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North Vancouver, B.C. – Arc'teryx Equipment Inc., designers and manufacturers of technically superior outerwear, backpacks, and climbing harnesses is pleased to announce the company has been honored with the 2009 Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG) Industry Partner Award.

A long time supporter of the ACMG, Arc'teryx was presented with the Industry Partner Award during the inaugural awards ceremony held at the ACMG offices in Canmore, Alberta on Saturday, September 26th.

"We really couldn't ask for a better partner than Arc'teryx. They have consistently stepped up to the plate whenever the ACMG has requested funds or equipment,” said Peter Tucker, Executive Director of the ACMG. “Our members are proud to use their outstanding gear and hold implicit trust in its workmanship and functionality."

The prestigious ACMG Industry Partner Award is a mark of distinction granted to business entities that provide exceptional support to the ACMG and their mission to protect the public interest by advocating the highest standards for mountain guiding and climbing instruction.

“We are constantly looking to build strategic partnerships with organizations that share the same values and objectives as Arc'teryx,” said John Irvine, Sports Marketing and Retail Co-op Manager for Arc'teryx. “We're excited to be allied with the ACMG and appreciate being recognized for our support of their programs. We look forward to many more years of partnership together.”

Arc'teryx is very proud to work closely with several other mountain guide associations and groups, including the American Mountain Guides Association, Alpine Club of Canada, American Alpine Club, Canadian Avalanche Association, Access Fund, and numerous others.

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About Arc'teryx Equipment:
Innovation has been the driving force at Arc'teryx Equipment Inc. since its inception in 1991 in Vancouver, Canada. Passionate about advancing performance in the outdoors, Arc'teryx has gained international recognition as the undisputed industry leader for design and construction of harnesses, backpacks and technical outerwear. Visit http://www.arcteryx.com for more information.

About the ACMG:
Dedicated to protecting the public interest in mountain travel, the ACMG is the only internationally recognized professional association of trained and certified mountain guides and instructors in Canada. The ACMG sets and maintains standards for admission to, and practice of, the mountain guiding profession. Visit http://www.acmg.ca/ for more information.

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