Email: Paige Boucher
$11,500 Raised for Non-Profits at the Outdoor Retailer Show
Richmond, Calif. (August 27, 2009) – Mountain Hardwear Inc. and Montrail would like to thank all who participated in their charity events at the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show in Salt Lake City, Utah. Together the companies collected over $11,500 in charitable donations for three outstanding non-profit organizations: American Hiking Society, Leave No Trace and Montrail, a leading producer of trail-inspired footwear, sponsored three charitable events raising over $8,300 for outdoor non-profit organizations.
• Miles 4 Trails - For every mile logged during OR using an official pedometer, Montrail donated $1 towards a Conservation Alliance project. 159 participants logged 1447.98 miles to secure wilderness designation for land in Southern Colorado through which passes the infamous Hardrock 100 trail race.
• Mountain Masochist Fundraiser– Montrail donated 200 pairs of the award-winning Mountain Masochist helping raise $5865 for The Conservation Alliance.
• 14th annual Wasatch Wobble –Montrail sponsored a 5k fun run with a Rock n’ Roll theme showcasing the new Rockridge trail shoe. 160 registered runners helped raise $1045 for the American Hiking Society to support trail access and maintenance.
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