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Garmont N.A. strengthens rep team with 3 new agencies

Garmont North America recently announced the addition of three new rep agencies to help with distribution of Garmont, Bridgedale socks and Life-Link backcountry accessories.

Garmont North America ( the recognized and award-winning innovators in hiking, backcountry and ski mountaineering boot designs, recently announced the addition of three new rep agencies to help with distribution of Garmont, Bridgedale socks and Life-Link backcountry accessories.

Garmont welcomes Pacific Rep Works (, a full-service, vertically integrated sales and field marketing agency with six team members across the Pacific Northwest. As the newest agency to represent all of the Garmont lines, Pacific Rep Works services all channels of distribution from independent specialty retailers to large, multi-store national chains.

Pacific Rep Works was formed and incorporated in 2005; together they represent over fifty years of agency sales and service experience. “We pride ourselves in our proven ability to help the brand succeed in their business every day. We’re driven to provide Garmont with a full range of value added services in the Northwest,” said Mitch Lemas from Pacific Rep Works.

Garmont is pleased to add Redline Sports Group ( to their team of agencies. Ian Reid and Tim Hattrup head the agency that has been a leader in the outdoor and action sports world for over fifteen years. Dedicated to the outdoor, alpine and action sports industry, Hattrup and Reid bring insight, experience and exceptional customer service to their retail customers.
“We ski, we hike, we camp, we climb, we cycle, we bob around in the water in misguided attempts at surfing. We have practical, hands-on experience with the products we sell, and we couldn’t be more excited to represent Garmont’s high quality product lines” Reid said.

Garmont welcomes J. Rudge Sales ( to their team. Based in Muskoka, Ontario, J. Rudge represents an impressive list of outdoor, paddling and surf industry brands. Recently John Kuyper amd Jason Rudge teamed up to expand coverage to Ontario and Manitoba. John Kuyper has twenty years of sales, manufacturing and distribution experience in the US and Canadian markets.

Jason Rudge has fifteen years of experience in the outdoor industry; his passion for the outdoors and his entrepreneurial spirit led him to open his own agency three years ago. His knowledge and experience in all areas of the industry will help him grow the Garmont brand in his territory.

The J. Rudge Sales team builds exceptional client rapport to provide extraordinary levels of customer service to their retailers.

Garmont would like to thank the following agencies for their combined years of service:
• Summit Sales in the Northwest Territory
• Alpin Sales in the Rockies Territory
• Yates Outdoor in Ontario, Canada

About Garmont: Pushing the limits of performance and design, Garmont is known worldwide for the creation of high-performance ski boots and technical outdoor footwear. Their exceptional product line includes award-winning alpine, alpine touring and telemark ski boots; and outdoor footwear for mountaineering, backpacking, hiking and trail sports. For more information on Garmont and their diverse collection of performance designs, visit