Dunham Exclusive Footwear Sponsor of Backpacker's "Get Out More" Tour


Boston, MA, April 3, 2006– Dunham is pleased to announce a collaboration with Backpacker Magazine to be the exclusive footwear sponsor of Backpacker's 2006 “Get Out More” tour. For the sixth straight year, Backpacker's “Get Out More” tour will visit 60 cities around the country to bring the excitement of outdoor adventure to the doorsteps of thousands of hiking and camping enthusiasts. Dunham will work with Backpacker to provide expert advice and product information on footwear for hikers, campers and outdoors lovers. As exclusive footwear partner, samples, door prizes and product literature will be available from Dunham and attendees will receive information on comfort and the importance of proper fit in outdoor performance footwear.

Throughout the spring and summer of 2006, Backpacker's “Get Out More” road team, Matt Horton and Carrie Dodge, will visit 60 specialty retailers, consumer events and parks and recreation areas around the country to provide inspiration, motivation and time-saving solutions for the outdoor adventurer. They will host an energetic and informative program providing essential information on trip planning, outdoor gear, trail fitness among other topics. For a complete list of tour dates, please visit www.backpacker.com/getoutmore.

Established in 1885, Dunham is a premium performance footwear brand focused on the person living the active outdoor lifestyle. Dunham is dedicated to providing the best fit in footwear by creating styles that are lightweight, versatile, engineered using the latest performance technologies and are available in multiple sizes and widths. Dunham is based in Boston, Massachusetts and is a trusted New Balance brand. For more information about Dunham, please call 1-800-THE-BOOT or visit www.dunhamfits.com.

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