LOWA Named Official Sponsor of American Hiking Guides Association

Author:
Updated:
Original:
LOWA_Logo_354

LOWA Named Official Sponsor of American Hiking Guides Association

Stamford, Connecticut – February 18, 2016 – LOWA has just been named the official boot sponsor of the American Hiking Guides Association. (AHGA). The announcement was made jointly by LOWA’s general manager, Peter Sachs, and AHGA Board of Director member, Dan Nash. The American Hiking Guides Association (AHGA) is the governing body of hiking guides, backpacking guides and mountain leaders in the United States. They train, certify and establish professional standards for their members.

LOWA answers the demand from those that require the best in ankle and underfoot support and security in the most grueling conditions,” commented Peter. “We’re honored to be named the official boot sponsor of the AHGA. Our boots are built to withstand the many miles of hard use in the most extreme conditions that this training program requires.” LOWA boots have been produced in Germany for over 90 years and are the only footwear manufacturer to hold the prestigious ISO 9001 status for highest quality construction and process standards.

The AHGA is working toward cultural, social and legal recognition of the profession of hiking and backpacking guiding. They extensively cover the competence, knowledge, skills and abilities needed for leading groups on any hiking and/or backpacking trips in Class I to Class IV terrain. 

LOWA Boots LLC, with headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, is a partnership with LOWA Sportschuhe Gmbh founded in 1923 and based in Jetzendorf, Germany. The U.S. company, launched in 1996, sells, markets, and distributes a complete line of four season outdoor footwear for walking, hiking, backpacking, and mountaineering as well as everyday use. In addition, LOWA offers collections of specialized footwear for field sports and professional task force use.

-END-

LOWA Boots, L.L.C. • 86 Viaduct Rd • Stamford, CT 06907 • USA

toll free: 888-335-LOWA • fax: 203-353-0311 • www.lowaboots.com

Related

LOWA_Logo_354

Lesley Christoph Named New Marketing Manager for LOWA

Lesley Christoph Named New Marketing Manager for LOWA Stamford, Connecticut – October 1, 2016 - Lesley Christoph has been named to the new position of Marketing Manager for LOWA Boots in the U.S., effective immediately. In her new position, she will be responsible for all ...read more

LOWA_Logo_354

LOWA to Sponsor Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition at Ouray Ice Festival

LOWA to Sponsor Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition at Ouray Ice Festival Stamford, Connecticut – January 11, 2016 — LOWA Boots is planning a very visible and strong presence at the 21st annual Ouray Ice Festival, the largest such festival in North America, that will take ...read more

LOWA_Logo_354

New LOWA Website Designed to Interact Between Desktops, Tablets and Mobile Phones

New LOWA Website Designed to Interact Between Desktops, Tablets and Mobile Phones Stamford, Connecticut – October 13, 2015 - LOWA is launching their new website specially designed to give their audience the best access experience whether sitting in front of a desktop, holding a ...read more

LOWA_Logo_354

LOWA Debuts Concept Department in Summit Hut’s New Location

Stamford, Connecticut – October 8, 2015 -  LOWA’s concept department in Summit Hut’s new Tuscon, Arizona retail store will debut this coming Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11, during the store’s two-day grand opening celebration. The 15x15 innovative corner space combines six ...read more

master_color

DYNAFIT North America is named Official Ski Sponsor of the American Mountain Guides Association Instructor Team

Boulder,Colorado - Fresh off their exclusive partnership with the International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA), DYNAFIT has been named the Official Ski Sponsor of the American Mountain Guides (AMGA) Instructor Team. Joining the AMGA in 2008, DYNAFIT has been ...read more

LOWA_Boots_LLC.jpg

LOWA and American Hiking Society Bring Outdoor Awareness to Kids

Coloring makes all kids into artists, so why not use it as a way to encourage their awareness of the great outdoors at the same time? LOWA and the American Hiking Society agree and have teamed up for the third year in a row to make it happen. Last year over 2000 kids downloaded ...read more

LOWA_Logo_354

LOWA Once Again Ups the Ante at Bozeman Ice Festival® Speed Climbing World Cup Event

LOWA Once Again Ups the Ante at Bozeman Ice Festival® Speed Climbing World Cup Event Stamford, Connecticut – December 3, 2015 — The stage is set for the 19th annual Bozeman Ice Festival, December 9-13. LOWA, known worldwide for their comprehensive collection of climbing and ...read more

LOWA to Sponsor Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition at Ouray Ice Festival

Stamford, Connecticut – January 5, 2015 — LOWA Boots is planning a very visible and strong presence at the 20th annual Ouray Ice Festival, the largest such festival in North America, that will take place January 8-11, 2015 in Ouray, Colorado. For the third year running, LOWA will ...read more

LOWA_Boots_LLC.jpg

LOWA Increases Visibility at Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival

Stamford, Connecticut - The stage is set for the upcoming Arc’teryx Bozeman Ice ClimbingFestival, December 11-15, and LOWA, known worldwide for their climbing and mountaineering boots, will be visible front and center. They are co-presenting the Festival’s 2013 U.I.A.A. Open ...read more