Vasque Kicks off Thru-Hike Season with Annual Sponsorships of PCT, AT and CDT


Vasque Kicks off Thru-Hike Season with Annual Sponsorships of PCT, AT and CDT

Red Wing, MN – May 15, 2017 - Vasque footwear, a family-owned company with more than 50 years of experience in the outdoor footwear sector, is pleased to announce its 2017 sponsorship of America’s major thru-hike trails and Trail Days, as the summer hiking season kicks off.

Vasque supports the Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail and Appalachian Trail, as well each trails’ associated Trail Days, in an effort to preserve, protect and promote these trails for the benefit of the public.

Continental Divide Trail – Explorer Level Sponsor

  • CDT Days (April 28-30 in Silver City, NM) – Title Level Sponsor

Pacific Crest Trail – Toulumne Meadows Level Sponsor

  • PCT Days (August 18-20 in Cascade Locks, OR) – Headline Sponsor

Appalachian Trail – Hiker Level Sponsor

  • AT Days (May19-21 in Damascus, VA) – Thru-Hiker Level Sponsor

“Supporting the AT, PCT, and CDT is paramount for Vasque, not only because our footwear have logged thousands of miles on them, but because the trails are incredible assets to those who are lucky enough to hike them,” said Joe Peters, head of global marketing at Vasque. “Making footwear that can be trusted on trails is half the equation; helping in keeping these trails safe and in-tact is the other; so we take pride in having the ability to aid the fantastic people who give their time back to these remarkable areas of our country.”

Vasque is also please to support individual thru-hikers on America’s trails as part of the Thru-Hike Syndicate. To learn more about the Thru-Hike Syndicate and follow the journey of each ambassador, visit .


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