Big Agnes and Helinox Sponsor Backpacker Magazine’s Get Out More Tour


May 20, 2014 (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) – Big Agnes, a leading manufacturer of sleeping bags, pads and tents and exclusive distributor of Helinox camp furniture, is excited to announce it is sponsoring the 14th annual Backpacker Get Out More Tour, a unique road tour that brings the pages of Backpacker Magazine to life for outdoor enthusiasts nation wide.

“We love the Get Out More Tour because it brings Big Agnes and Helinox products right to our core audience,” says Bill Gamber, Big Agnes co-founder and president. “We’ve sponsored this event for the past several years not only because it offers product education to folks who sleep on the ground but because it provides an authentic opportunity to reach so many loyal fans and potential customers."

The Get Out More Tour aims to provide opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to learn new outdoor skills, plan their next great adventure and see the latest and greatest outdoor gear and apparel. From March to December, Backpacker’s tour ambassadors will travel across the country and educate thousands of people about the essential skills and equipment they need to experience the great outdoors.

Big Agnes will sponsor the tent, sleeping pad and sleeping bag categories and Helinox will serve as the camp furniture sponsor with its chairs, tables, cots and trekking poles. To find out more about this event and when it will be taking place in a location near you, please visit the Get Out More Tour home page.

About Big Agnes: Named for a peak in the nearby Mt. Zirkel Wilderness, Big Agnes®, Inc. is located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and produces award-winning sleeping bags, pads, tents and insulated apparel. Big Agnes is the exclusive distributor of Helinox trekking poles and camp furniture in North and South America. For more information, visit or call 1-877-554-8975.