ORTOVOX Partners with New Sales Representative in Northeastern Territory

October 17, 2018

LONGMONT, CO – ORTOVOX, the world leader in avalanche safety and wool-based mountain wear since 1988, announced its partnership with Rand Whitney, principal of Alpin Sport Group in the Northeast territory, covering Maine to Maryland. 

Whitney, a career outdoor industry professional based in Vermont, brings a wide range of experience, spanning from retail to vendor sales and buying groups. He joins Ortovox amidst steady sales growth and a consistent string of editor’s choice awards from national outdoor media outlets. 

“As an avid tele-skier, backcountry tourer and climber, I love mountain brands,” said Whitney. “So I’m definitely stoked to be on the Ortovox team – our mountain wear innovation is unrivaled in the industry, and the team at Ortovox HQ is awesome.”

Whitney’s career in the outdoor industry started in 1993 as a buyer and retail manager in Pennsylvania. He’s worked with a range of brands including Mammut, High Sierra, Lowe Alpine, MSR, Crazy Creek and Lafuma/Millet.

In addition to Ortovox, Whitney currently represents Howler Brothers (howlerbros.com) and Deejo knives (www.deejo.fr) in the Northeast.

Whitney can be reached at alpinsportgroup@gmail.com or by phone – office: (802) 985-3205, mobile: (773) 678-0872. His office is in Shelburne, Vermont. 

Ortovox will be attending Outdoor Retailer in Denver, Colorado, November 8-11 (booth #37055-UL).


Based in Taufkirchen, Germany, ORTOVOX is the world’s leading supplier of avalanche transceivers and rescue equipment. With more than 30 years of evolution and experience in the mountains, ORTOVOX offers a wide range of products catering to mountaineers and adventurers whose playgrounds are the mountains of the world. The complete line of mountain products includes technical apparel with a core strength in merino wool, avalanche airbag packs, backpacks, avalanche rescue equipment and safety equipment for professional and recreational use.