Point6 Shows Its Support for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)

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Point6 Shows Its Support for the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)

Point6 to sponsor Friends of the CAIC for 2013 – 2014 Season

Steamboat, Colo. -- (Nov. 8, 2013) --Point6, makers of premium merino wool socks engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort, is proud to show its support for Friends of the CAIC, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization created to support the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC). The CAIC provides avalanche bulletins and promotes awareness, safety and education throughout the State of Colorado. 

Colorado is home to some of the best backcountry terrain in the lower 48, but the snowpack is notoriously dangerous and accounts for one-third of all avalanche fatalities in the United States. With increased traffic in the backcountry, the need for education and safety awareness has never been greater.

“We’re always looking for ways to support the core sports that Point6 is dedicated to,” comments Peter Duke, CEO for Point6. “The CAIC is a crucial avalanche safety resource for our state, and we hope our contribution will help people stay safe in the backcountry this season.”

Point6 will attend several of the CAIC’s events this year, including the Benefit Bash on November 9th in Breckenridge. The annual CAIC Benefit Bash is a crucial fundraising effort that supports avalanche forecasting and education. Point6 will sell discounted pro deals to attendees, and part of the proceeds will directly support Friends of the CAIC.

To learn more, visit www.friendsofcaic.org or www.avalanche.state.co.us.

More About the CAIC:

The Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization created to support the CAIC, while contributing to avalanche awareness and education throughout the State of Colorado. The CAIC is a program within the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, Executive Director’s Office. The program is a partnership between the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Department of Transportation (CDOT). The mission of the CAIC is to provide avalanche information, education and promote research for the protection of life, property and the enhancement of the state’s economy. Check out www.friendsofcaic.org for more information.

More About Point6:

Makers of premium merino wool socks with sport-specific designs engineered to deliver the ultimate in performance and comfort; Point6 was launched in 2008 by merino wool innovators, Peter and Patty Duke. All Point6 socks are proudly made in the USA using state of the art knitting and compact-spinning technologies, and the brand is committed to delivering merino wool products of the utmost quality, comfort and durability. For more information, please visit www.point6.com.

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