Mountainsmith to Host 7th Annual “Backpacks and Brews” Benefit for American Alpine Club at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

August 1, 2016

Golden, CO (August 1, 2016) – Mountainsmith—craftsmen of iconic backcountry equipment and recreational outdoor gear—is toasting the American Alpine Club for the seventh year in a row at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.

The highly anticipated “Backpacks and Brews” Benefit will take place on Thursday, August 4th from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Mountainsmith booth #20015.  Partygoers can crack open cold brews and score show-only deals on limited edition American Alpine Club Scream 25 packs, The Sixer soft-sided coolers and Cooler Tubes, all proceeds benefitting the American Alpine Club.

“As the industry continues to grow and evolve, we see more and more people getting outside every day,” says Torie Palffy, Marketing Manager at Mountainsmith. “Through our commitment to the American Alpine Club, our organizations can further inspire consumers as well as encourage the community to take care of the land we love to explore. The AAC works tirelessly to educate, support, motivate and advocate for adventurers of all levels, and we’re honored to contribute to their mission both as partners and neighbors.”

Limited edition American Alpine Club Scream 25 backpacks, The Sixer soft-sided coolers and Cooler Tubes will be sold for $40.00, $20.00 and $20.00 respectively (cash only). 200 packs will be sold in three waves at 4:30, 5:00, and 5:30. The action continues with a business card raffle at 5:30pm on Thursday. Show attendees can stop by the Mountainsmith booth any time Wednesday or Thursday to drop off their business card for a chance to win an AAC membership and Mountainsmith gear. Contestants must be present at 5:45 on Thursday to win.

Proceeds have nearly doubled the past 5 years Mountainsmith has hosted this favorite OR event. Swing by and help the team make another generous contribution and grab a free Mountainsmith koozie and PBR tallboy while you’re at it!

 About Mountainsmith

Headquartered at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, CO for 35 years, Mountainsmith is committed to creating durable provisions for every aspect of your adventure, on and off the trail.  Beginning with iconic lumbar packs in 1979, Mountainsmith products carry an emphasis on utility for those who prefer life outdoors.  Whether that is a solution for the backcountry, the gear closet, the office, the photo shoot, or even the dog; the brand offers tools that serve a purpose and stand the test of time.  Dedicated in its mission to improve the lives of fellow outdoors enthusiasts, Mountainsmith manufactures products that are… forged for life.  Visit www.mountainsmith.com to learn more.