Height Of Land Publications Hires Laura Patten as Media Sales Director


Jeffersonville, VT (for immediate release) - Height of Land Publications, publisher of Alpinist, Backcountry, Kronicle and Climberism, is excited to welcome Laura Patten to its growing team. As Media Sales Director, Laura’s primary responsibilities will include advertising sales, client relations, and internal marketing program administration and development.

Patten was most recently the Associate Media Director at Backbone Media in Carbondale Colo., where she worked closely with clients to help them market their products and brand initiatives through a variety of mediums. She graduated from Colgate University in 2006.

“At Backbone one of my favorite partnerships was with the team at HOL,” Laura says. “Both companies shared similar values and bootstrapped from the ground up. More importantly, everyone at both companies gets after it in the mountains.”

“This is the beginning of a new era at HOL,” says Height of Land CEO Adam Howard. “Laura brings a breadth of multi-medium experience: She knows what our advertising customers need and she’ll help us better serve them through more sophisticated offerings across platforms.”

About Height of Land: Founded in Jeffersonville, Vermont in 2002, HOL is one of the few remaining independent publishers in outdoor action sports. Our mission is simple: We are core, adventure-sports media by those who live it, for those who aspire to it. HOL print and electronic brands include Alpinist, Backcountry, Kronicle and Climberism.

Media Sales Contact:
Laura Patten
Media Sales Director

Media Contact:
Taylor VanRoekel
Associate Editor
802.644.6606 x 208


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