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Marmot crafts professional quality outdoor gear, born from working mountain guides and instructors inspired by the alpinist spirit of adventure to search and achieve in a harsh world, our products are simple, appropriate, dependable and damn good looking. They work, and work hard. Count on it. (Sponsors veteran expeditions).
Clif Bar & Co. is a leading maker of all-natural and organic foods and drinks, including the organic certified CLIF® BAR energy bar, delivering nutrition for sustained energy, and LUNA, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®. Committed to sustainability, Clif Bar & Co. works diligently to reduce its footprint on the planet from the field to the final product.
Pikes Peak Community Foundation will boldly commit to dramatically improve the quality of life in the Pikes Peak region. Through education and our actions, we will improve the understanding of, appreciation for, and the practice of philanthropy.
Mountain Hardwear brings elevated performance to men’s & women’s clothing, jackets, tents, sleeping bags, backpacks, equipment, gear & accessories. (Sponsors Paradox Rocks).
As a company, Mountainsmith continues it’s commitment to building the best made, most durable and functional packs on the market; unmatched by anyone for their comfort, stability, value and performance in the backcountry. This tradition of legendary quality continues with a full line of outdoor products for today’s active lifestyle consumer.
Native Eyewear makes polarized sunglasses for adventurers of all types with the vision to navigate any terrain in any type of sunlight. Featuring interchangeable polarized lenses, exceptional grip & comfort and ultra-light frame technology; Native sunglasses are the perfect companion for seeing the path ahead. Whether you’re approaching the mountain, the water, the trail or the asphalt, you’ll be ready. So go ahead—go Native.
Osprey Packs: Our mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects our love of adventure and our devotion to the outdoors. We succeed when we meet the demanding expectation of our most discerning customers and they are proud to use our packs. (Sponsored October Speaker Series)
The North Face® brand has grown from a single storefront to a respected global brand that generates over a billion dollars in annual sales in just over 40 years. Yet the fundamental mission remains unchanged: building the best gear for the outdoors, supporting the preservation of wild places, and inspiring a global movement of outdoor exploration.
At Outdoor Research, we think that life gets better the minute we step out the door on a new adventure, no matter how big or small. We learn about ourselves, each other and the environment every time we get out. We come home a little wiser and stronger. We see the world more clearly, and that compels us to treat it better. More than anything, we’re convinced that if we inspire more people to get outside, the world will be a better place
Evolv is a US-based performance climbing and outdoor footwear company dedicated to creating high friction technical rock shoes as well as performance casual footwear. Born in 2003, out of a dream to create the best rock climbing shoes in the US, the first Kaos and Bandit models were handcrafted and built in a 500 square foot garage by the two owners. A decade later, Evolv is now one of the top rock climbing shoe companies in the world and is trusted by many professional athletes, and weekend warriors alike, to reach their full potential.
Patagonia: Build the best product, cause no unnecessary harm, use business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. –Patagonia’s Mission Statement