Mountain Hardwear Announces its 2015 Athlete Team Roster


Richmond, Calif. (March 3, 2015) – Mountain Hardwear, creator of performance apparel and equipment, is pleased to announce its 2015 Athlete Team line-up. Each of these 21 brand ambassadors are revered and respected in their sports, and are dedicated to living life with fun and passion.

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The Mountain Hardwear Athlete Team is comprised of three main categories:

Climbing – From bouldering, TRAD and sport to ice climbing and alpine expeditions, the Climbing athletes put up first ascents across the globe, project impressive routes and inspire with the stories they bring home.

Skiing – Big mountain lines and backcountry tours keep the Skiing Team searching for fresh powder, whether it’s across the globe or on their home mountain.

Active – Mountain Hardwear’s Active athletes are storytellers. From coaches to moms, they are elite runners who love to be outdoors, competing and succeeding in everything from half marathons all the way up to 104 mile endurance events like the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc.

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Mountain Hardwear 2015 Athlete Team

Andrew McLean – Snow Sports

Angie Payne – Climbing

Amy Sproston - Active

Cheyne Lempe – Climbing

Dawn Glanc – Climbing

Ethan Pringle – Alpine/Rock

Michelle Parker sled skiing in the Whistler Backcounty

Freddie Wilkinson – Climbing

James Heim – Snow Sports

Janet Wilkinson – Climbing

Jenn Berg – Snow Sports

Liv Sansoz – Climbing

Matt Hart – Active

Matt Wilder – Climbing

Megan Lizotte - Active

Mike Libecki – Climbing

Michelle Parker – Snow Sports

Noah Howell – Snow Sports

Seb Foissac – Climbing, Snow Sports

Tim Emmett – Climbing

Ueli Steck – Climbing

Vivian Bruchez – Snow Sports

About Mountain Hardwear:

Mountain Hardwear is a leader in innovative, premium outdoor apparel, equipment and accessories. We celebrate bold ideas, the drive to challenge the edges of our potential, and the joy, friendships and personal growth that come from that endeavor. We work with era-defining athletes to develop lightweight, easy-to-use and incredibly well-crafted outdoor clothing and equipment. Mountain Hardwear, Inc., founded in 1993 and based in Richmond, CA, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Sportswear Company and distributes its products through specialty outdoor, running, and sporting goods retailers in the United States and 58 countries worldwide.

For more information contact JAM Media Collective Julie Atherton at 415.839.7546 or