Albany, NY â€“ Specialty outdoor retailer, The Mountaineer, in Keene Valley, NY, will host its annual Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival on March 1 and 2, 2008. For the sixth year, PrimaLoftÂ®- Insulation Technologyâ„¢ will support this event as a major sponsor.
The Skifest celebrates backcountry skiing experience in Keene Valley's backyard. During the weekend, participants will be offered instructional clinics, guided tours, demo equipment and an evening presentation by Backcountry magazine.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the New York Ski Education Foundation's Nordic racing program and the Adirondack Ski Touring Council.
â€œThe Mountaineer is a unique outdoor specialty retailer that is committed to its community,â€ said Tom Mendl, marketing director at PrimaLoft. â€œFor the past five years, The Mountaineers' Backcountry Ski Festival has been successful in bringing the community together to enjoy the outdoors, and we are proud to be part of it.â€
PrimaLoftÂ® - Insulation Technologyâ„¢, is manufactured by and a registered trademark of Albany International Corp. and is featured worldwide in leading brands of outerwear, sleeping bags, gloves, footwear, socks, and luxury bedding. PrimaLoft's manufacturing facilities are located in the US, Europe and China. For additional information, contact the Sales and Marketing Group at 800-833-3836 x2238 or visit www.primaloft.com.
For more information on the Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival, contact Vinny McClelland from The Mountaineer at (518) 576-2281 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.