The OIWC Ramp It Up Auction is Live

The Outdoor Industry Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is proud to announce that the much anticipated Ramp It Up Auction is now live…so let the bidding begin!

The Outdoor Industry Women's Coalition (OIWC) is proud to announce that the much anticipated Ramp It Up Auction is now live…so let the bidding begin! Visit the online auction at to try to win this summer's most exciting outdoor gear and apparel.

We have footwear, packs, bags, outerwear, base layers, apparel, hats, paddling gear, hiking gear, luggage, snowshoes, cycling clothes, and roof boxes, with some items valued up to $500. The auction even includes gift certificates from REI, Merrell, and Sierra Designs. We're also auctioning off some of the actual items worn during the Ramp It Up fashion show held last month at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show in Salt Lake City, Utah.

These props and clothes will go fast. There are more than 160 items on-line now, and OIWC will add more every week through November 30, 2006 when the auction closes. Bookmark and check back often.

100% of the proceeds go back to the OIWC, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professional development for women of all ages who make their livelihood within the outdoor industry. Thanks to Fox River for underwriting Ramp It Up and the online auction.

OIWC is a non-profit corporation focused on the mission of equipping women to achieve their success. OIWC is sponsored at the Gold Plus level by EMS, Fox River, REI, and W.L. Gore & Associates. At the Gold level, sponsors are Jansport, Mountain Hardwear, and The North Face. Silver sponsors are Backpacker Magazine, Black Diamond, Burton, Camelbak, GearTrends/SNEWS, Hi-Tec, Interbike, Marmot, Outdoor Retailer, Outdoor Wares, The Forest Group, Thule, Timberland, and Tubbs Snowshoes. Bronze sponsors are Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, Cascade Designs, Chaco, Columbia, Contourwear, Fuji Bicycles, GoLite, Guyot, Kelty Woman, Leisure Trends Group, Leki USA, Outdoor Industry Association, Outdoor Research, OutdoorMind, Quality Bicycle Products, Shimano, SIA, Sierra Magazine, and Specialized.



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