The internationally recognized pro skier, climber, trail runner and hiker recently kicked off the 2012 Ring of Fire Volcano Tour in the Pacific Northwest. McMillan and fellow Garmont athlete Chris Davenport will attempt to climb and ski the largest Cascade volcanoes â€“ 14 of them in 18 days.
â€œJess brings a knowledge of skiing and competition to Garmont demonstrated by her ability to consistently push the limits of female ski athletes,â€ said David Fee, President of Garmont N.A. â€œShe will be a huge addition to our athlete team.â€
McMillan's contributions to the Garmont brand will include rigorous product testing providing professional feedback integral to the design of the high performance A.T. boots.
â€œ I am thrilled to be a part of the Garmont athlete team,â€ McMillan said. â€œThey make an outstanding line of boots and keep pushing the edge of boot manufacturing to better their best. I respect that.â€
Fans of Garmont and McMillan can follow her progress on the Ring of Fire Tour as she sets her sights on Mount Baker, Glacier Peak, Mount Rainier, Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, Mount Hood, Mount Jefferson, Mount Shasta, and Lassen Peak at blog.spyder.com
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