Mountainsmith Named Big City Mountaineers Corporate Partner

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Golden, CO (July 11, 2016) – Mountainsmith—craftsmen of iconic backcountry equipment and recreational outdoor gear—announces their renewed partnership of Big City Mountaineers, a Golden, CO based organization focused on mentoring under-served urban youth through wilderness mentoring expeditions that instill critical life skills.

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Mountainsmith has donated an arsenal of Pyrite 7075 trekking poles in an effort to upgrade and grow Big City Mountaineers’ equipment inventory. With Mountainsmith’s equipment donation, Big City Mountaineering will continue to serve, educate and help over 1,000 of the nation’s youth to realize their own potential through their outdoor programs.

“We are very excited to have Mountainsmith join us once again as a corporate partner,” says Big City Mountaineers Corporate Relations Director Doug Sandok. “It will be great to have their trekking poles in the field with our teens this summer and we are grateful to have our neighbor here in Golden supporting us.”

Mountainsmith has made it a priority to serve their home in Golden, CO over the past 37 years, and partnerships with local, like-minded organizations like Big City Mountaineers are an integral part of Mountainsmith’s community involvement.

"Mountainsmith is thrilled to support the efforts of Big City Mountaineers and enhance the experience of the aspiring outdoors people in their program,” says Jay Getzel, President of Mountainsmith. “They are effectively creating the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts and we look forward to playing a role in this process via our partnership."

For more information about Big City Mountaineers, please visit http://www.bigcitymountaineers.org/about.

About Mountainsmith

Headquartered at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, CO for 35 years, Mountainsmith is committed to creating durable provisions for every aspect of your adventure, on and off the trail. Beginning with iconic lumbar packs in 1979, Mountainsmith products carry an emphasis on utility for those who prefer life outdoors. Whether that is a solution for the backcountry, the gear closet, the office, the photo shoot, or even the dog; the brand offers tools that serve a purpose and stand the test of time. Dedicated in its mission to improve the lives of fellow outdoors enthusiasts, Mountainsmith manufactures products that are … forged for life. Visit www.mountainsmith.com to learn more.

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