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North Face Sponsoring Second Annual National Camping Month

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today announced June 2010 as the Second Annual National Camping Month, an initiative to encourage and inspire Americans of all ages to get outdoors. “Our commitment lies in educating and inspiring passion for the […]

Announcing Give-Back Grants from Mountain Hardwear and Montrail

RICHMOND, Calif. , Feb 17, 2010 – Sister companies Mountain Hardwear, Inc. and Montrail® are pleased to announce the 2010 recipients their respective Gives Back Grant programs. For 2010, the Gives Back Board of Directors, all employees of the two companies, worked to narrow the focus of both Gives Back programs. Mountain Hardwear Gives Back: […]

ARC’TERYX Signs Big Mountain Freeskier Eric Hjorleifson

North Vancouver, B.C, Feb 03, 2010 – ARC’TERYX EQUIPMENT INC. is proud to announce that Eric Hjorleifson has been signed to its snowsport athletes’ roster. Born and bred in Canmore, AB, Hjorleifson (pronounced Hyor-leaf-son), 27, is a member of the infamous “Bow Valley Crew” of freeskiers who cut their teeth ripping big Rocky Mountain lines […]

Mountain Hardwear gets new president

Topher Gaylord is stepping up as president of Mountain Hardwear Inc. The Richmond-based outdoor equipment company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Portland, Ore.-based Columbia Sportswear Co. (NASDAQ: COLM). In his new position, Gaylord will oversee product creation, global sales and marketing of Mountain Hardwear, as well as global sales and marketing of Montrail trail running […]