MILLET Spring '13 Receives Top Honors

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Lafayette, CO (April 29, 2013) - MILLET, the French based manufacturer of technical outdoor apparel and gear, has received multiple accolades in industry gear guides for their Spring ‘13 Collection. The brand was recognized for developing top rated products across several categories, further confirming MILLET’S position as leaders in product development for mountaineering, climbing, backpacking, and hiking.

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MILLET had put a strong R&D focus on hard goods for the Spring ‘13 Collection, with several new technologies in materials and construction being introduced. After a season in the field with US gear testers, the new designs proved to be stand-outs. Outdoor industry experts selected:

Backpacker Magazine
Footwear – MILLET Rock Hopper
Shells – MILLET Alpine Xcelerator
Sleeping bags – MILLET Dreamer Composite
Thermal layers – MILLET Tech Stretch Top

Climbing Magazine
Footwear – MILLET Rock Hopper
Backpacks – MILLET Prolighter 38
Footwear – MILLET Davai Boot
Climbing – MILLET Hybrid Slipper
Climbing – MILLET Cliff Org 32 Pack
Backpacks – MILLET Axpel 42

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Outside Magazine
Backpacks – MILLET Axpel 42
Climbing – MILLET Cliff Org 32 Pack

“Our R & D department works with the latest fabrics, technologies and constructions to continually innovate,” said Patrice Folliet, Global Communications Manager for Millet. “Every year, Millet receives several European and international awards because of this. We are excited to see the US market enjoy our products too.”

Millet’s spring line is in stores now. For more information, please contact Maro LaBlance, at maro@lafumausa.com.

About MILLET
Based in the heart of the French Alps, MILLET has been developing technical outdoor gear and apparel since 1934. MILLET designs, tests and approves each development in its natural lab, the Mont Blanc Massif, with pure practitioners: its technical advisers and members of the Chamonix Mountain Guides. Backpacks, footwear, ropes, sleeping bags, and apparel – MILLET's mission is to equip those who thrive on outdoor adventure with best in class gear to help us all reach the top.

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