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GearTribe Joins The Conservation Alliance, the online group buying experience dedicated to outdoor recreation, is proud to announce its new membership with The Conservation Alliance.

Bend, OR –, the online group buying experience dedicated to outdoor recreation, is proud to announce its new membership with The Conservation Alliance.

A cornerstone of the outdoor industry’s conservation efforts, The Conservation Alliance is dedicated to protecting North America’s last wild places for their habitat and recreational values. Through its collective support of grassroots environmental causes, The Conservation Alliance has helped to protect millions of acres of wildlands, including wilderness, climbing areas, and waterways.

“We applaud GearTribe for their passion and commitment to the outdoor industry,” said John Sterling, executive director of The Conservation Alliance. “We were impressed that they joined The Conservation Alliance during the middle of their start-up launch. It shows a true dedication to our industry.”

As a business dedicated to supporting outdoor recreation, GearTribe is committed to a sustainable business model with core values that support people, profits and the planet. GearTribe’s new social marketing platform is geared to support outdoor businesses with no upfront costs for participation and flexible terms to fit any budget or sales need.

“GearTribe’s membership with the Conservation Alliance represents our mission and vision to provide a sustainable business model in support of the outdoor industry,” commented Gale Evans, VP of Marketing with GearTribe. “By protecting the environment and supporting philanthropic causes whenever possible, we believe businesses can join together to create a viable future for our industry, and for upcoming generations of outdoor recreationists.”

GearTribe harnesses the power of the internet and social media to create a new sales and marketing channel for recreation-focused businesses to reach new, targeted customers. GearTribe is committed to building long-term relationships with outdoor businesses, organizations and consumers, through a cooperative, value-focused business model. GearTribe will launch in mid-August.

About GearTribe
GearTribe connects outdoor enthusiasts with the gear, adventures, and services they most desire. It provides a powerful new channel for local and national recreation-focused businesses to welcome new customers and brand loyalists. In exchange, members of the Tribe have access to compelling values on gear and experiences that complement their outdoor lifestyle. By recognizing the unique values and goals of its members, GearTribe is committed to fostering sustainable success across all sectors of the outdoor industry. Join the tribe at

About the Conservation Alliance
The Conservation Alliance is an organization of outdoor businesses whose collective contributions support grassroots environmental organizations and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. Alliance funds have played a key role in protecting rivers, trails, wildlands and climbing areas.
Membership in the Alliance is open to companies representing all aspects of the outdoor industry, including manufacturers, retailers, publishers, mills and sales representatives. The result is a diverse group of businesses whose livelihood depends on protecting our natural environment.
Since its inception in 1989, the Alliance has contributed more than $9.5 million to grassroots environmental groups. Alliance funding has helped save over 50.5 million acres of wildlands; 28 dams have either been stopped or removed; and the group helped preserve access to more than 18,500 miles of waterways and several climbing areas.
For complete information on the Conservation Alliance, see