Pakems Kicks Off the Summer Season at Vail’s 2014 GoPro Mountain Games


Pakems Kicks Off the Summer Season at Vail’s 2014 GoPro Mountain Games

June 5-8, 2014

Denver, Colo. May 28th, 2014 - Pakems, a Colorado-based lifestyle company specializing in lightweight, packable shoes for before and after outdoor activity, is excited to announce their participation in the 2014 GoPro Mountain Games. The GoPro Mountain Games will be returning to Vail June 5-8, 2014.

The event serves as a tremendous celebration of adventure and action sports, music, and mountain lifestyle. Over 3,000 professional and amateur athletes from around the world will compete in nine sports and 25 different disciplines. Pakems will be returning to the GoPro Mountain Games after an amazing response to their shoes last year.

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Pakems’ lightweight, compressible design has allowed the brand to quickly become the “go-to” shoe for before and after sport comfort. High-top and low-cut styles may be worn around a campsite or after cycling, long hikes, backpacking, running, skiing, or rafting. These smart, comfortable shoes are made from a soft ripstop fabric that compacts nearly flat. Pakems have an insulated, DWR-coated upper, an EVA midsole, a durable rubber outsole and a simple, single-pull lacing system. Extremely lightweight and packable, Pakems fit easily into any bag or their matching tote bag and are good to go everywhere.

Pakems founder, Julie Adams, refers to her innovative shoes as the ultimate active-lifestyle “flip-flop” suitable for year-round adventure sports.

GoPro Mountain Games attendees will be able to find Pakems in the expo area of the event, called “Gerber Gear Town” during all four days of competition. This kid-friendly festival offers activities, such as kayaking, rock climbing, SUP, ziplining, and live concerts, but the Vail Valley Foundation and Pakems agree that “Swag Hunting” is really the ultimate family activity. Pakems will be selling its newest shoes during the events, but it’s first-come, first-served, so visit their exhibitor booth sooner rather than later! They will also be hosting various raffle and giveaway opportunities throughout the Games for attendees to win their very own pair of Pakems.

For more information about the 2014 GoPro Mountain Games, please visit

About Pakems

Headquartered in Denver, Pakems offers the outdoor enthusiast lightweight, packable and comfortable shoes, ideal for before and after sports activity. Available at, as well as Christy Sports, Neptune Mountaineering, and a growing list of online and catalog retailers (e.g. Sahalie, The National Ski Patrol Catalog, Visit or call 303.204.5265. Contact: Peter Downing I 720.261.6766 or Beth Cochran I 406.5797909