Tubbs Introduces New Range of 180™ Bindings at OR Winter Market 2011

Tubbs popular 180 binding serves as a basis for innovation across the line

SEATTLE, Wash. (Jan. 20, 2011) – Tubbs presents three new styles of the renowned180 binding at Outdoor Retailer 2011, Booth # 34113. The simple, one-buckle, set-and-forget binding style has been wildly popular. Now, with graduated features, Tubbs offers the simplicity of the 180 binding in Trail Walking and Day Hiking snowshoes.

“We reviewed consumer feedback and challenged our designers to expand on the popular design to make it available to both Trail Walkers as well as more advanced Day Hikers” said, Katie Herod, marketing manager, Tubbs Snowshoes.“The result is three levels of 180 binding made for ease and comfort with each level offering a more advanced version.”

180Pro: The most robust 180 Series binding, the gender-specific 180Pro features extended rigid Control Wings™, a locking heel strap and a contoured, padded upper for pressure-free comfort and added warmth.

Available on the: Tubbs Wilderness - $199.95 and Tubbs FLEX NRG - $179.95

180Tour: The all-new 180Tour binding fuses an improved micro-adjust webbing system for easy adjustment with Tubbs’ patented Control Wings™ for an exact fit on a wide variety of men’s and women’s boot sizes.

Available on the: Tubbs Journey - $179.95

180EZ: The streamlined 180EZ binding features a simple, one-buckle tightening mechanism, coupled with an easy-to use urethane heel strap for efficient, lightweight support. Patented Control Wings™ keep your heel aligned with the snowshoe for maximum control and comfort.

Available on the: Tubbs Frontier - $149.95

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About Tubbs Snowshoes
Tubbs Snowshoes is a leading manufacturer of lightweight, versatile snowshoes for men,
women and children with patented binding and crampon systems that simplify and
enhance performance for backcountry exploration, day hiking, and trail walking. Founded
in 1906, Tubbs Snowshoes is recognized as the sport's pioneer with a heritage of
technological innovation, and market development initiatives that promote winter
adventure, exercise and family fun, including Tubbs Romp to Stomp out Breast Cancer
Series®, Tubbs TrailNet®, and Tubbs Winter Fit for Kids programs. Tubbs is a member of
the K2 Sports family of world-leading wintersports and outdoor recreational brands.
For more information about Tubbs’ product line, calendar of events, and great places to
snowshoe, visit www.tubbssnowshoes.com.