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Big AgnesÂ® Inc., maker of innovative, award-winning sleeping bags, pads and tents, is proud to announce that its 2nd annual Bowl-O-Rama raised more than $4,000 for Leave No Trace. The company will also lend its support as official sleeping bag, sleeping pad and tent supplier to Big City Mountaineers’ 2007 Summit for Someone Program.
Together with co-sponsors PrimaLoft and Honey Stinger, Big Agnes and industry partners rolled strikes, spares and a few gutters balls on the second night of OR Summer Market, with all proceeds going to Leave No Trace. Special thanks to Adventure Medical Kits, the American Mountain Guides Association, Backbone Media, Backcountry Magazine, Backcountry.com, Backpacker Magazine, Black Diamond Equipment, Canoe and Kayak Magazine, Eastern Mountain Sports, Grabber, Granite Gear, Mountain Hardware, North American Gear, Osprey Packs, Paddler Magazine, PrimaLoft and Tilley Endurables for taking part in this fun and important event.
Big Agnes has supported Big City Mountaineers’ Summit for Someone Program for 3 years. Big Agnes sleeping bags and pads offer a good night’s sleep to fundraising climbers who have worked hard to improve the outdoor experiences of Big City Mountaineers’ at-risk teens.
Len Zanni, Big Agnes Marketing Director, comments on the company’s support of Leave No Trace and Big City Mountaineers. â€œDespite being a small, young company, Big Agnes believes in supporting the non-profit organizations that are the heart of this industry. We can’t think of better a better way to donate our time and resources.â€
Leave No Trace is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and inspiring responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships. Find out more at www.leavenotrace.org.
Big City Mountaineers’ Summit for Summit Program is a benefit climb series supporting the at-risk teens of Big City Mountaineers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit devoted to providing significant mentoring during wilderness trips, for urban teens participating in existing youth development programs. Learn more at www.bigcitymountaineers.org.
Named for a peak in the nearby Mt. Zirkel Wilderness, Big AgnesÂ®, Inc. is located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and produces award-winning sleeping bags, pads and tents. For more information, visit www.bigagnes.com or call 1-877-554-8975.