LED LENSER USA Commits to 2016 Outdoor Recreation Partnerships


LED LENSER USA Commits to 2016 Outdoor Recreation Partnerships

The Portland, Oregon company inks support for American Hiking Society and Pacific Crest Trail Association

Portland, OR—Dec. 7, 2015— LED LENSER USA, an innovative brand creating LED lights for the dedicated, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with both the Pacific Crest Trail and the American Hiking Society to protect and promote hiking trails through the country. LED LENSER will provide support for both organizations’ volunteers by providing high quality headlamp and flashlights as well as monetary support to fund programs that preserve and promote healthy outdoor lifestyles.

“LED LENSER is excited to partner with two very meaningful organizations that have a positive impact on natural areas,” said Shannon Jidas, Associate Brand Manager for LED LENSER. “Being able to support the volunteers that help these organizations is something LED LENSER is proud to be a part of.”

Founded in 1977, the PCTA is the only nonprofit organization dedicated solely to protecting the entire Pacific Crest Trail through California, Oregon and Washington. Money donated through memberships, private and corporate gifts and government grants is used to organize and train thousands of volunteers who keep the trail safe and passable for hikers and horseback riders. Through volunteer and educational programs, PCTA brings young people to the trail, creating tomorrow’s stewards and advocates.

Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national organization that promotes and protects foot trails, their surrounding natural areas, and the hiking experience. American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, builds public and private partnerships, supports volunteer stewardship, and provides critical resources to help plan, fund, and develop trails. 

About Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.

Founded in 1983 by Tim Leatherman, Oregon-based Leatherman Tool Group is the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality multi-tools (Leatherman) and LED lights (LED LENSER), with more than 128 million tools and lights sold, and distribution in more than 80 countries. For more information visit www.leatherman.com, www.ledlenser.com, or find us on Facebook at /leathermanusa and /ledlenserusa.