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ground llcâ„¢ announces a newly formed partnership with America’s premier international guide service Mountain LinK LLC. ground llc.â„¢, recently celebrated it’s third birthday and views this new relationship as one of the brands major achievements. Ryan Clark, groundâ„¢’s VP of Sales and Marketing said, â€œWe are proud and honored to have been approached by Mountain Link. Working collectively with such an elite and unparalleled group of professional mountain guides has us looking forward to all the possibilities.â€
Mountain Link LLC. founded by Robert Link was originally a subsidiary of Mountain Hardwear. Recently Robert took sole control of the company. This afforded Robert the ability to re-examine his company’s equipment needs. Robert Link commented about the start of his relationship with groundâ„¢ by saying, â€œAs professional mountaineers and instructors the rigors of our work demand the best equipment available. I was aware groundâ„¢ was making good gear but when many of our guide staff started wearing and asking for it, I looked into the brand more. When I saw clients show up with their product I knew I needed to try some myself. Whether it is their work with eVENTÂ® (www.eventfabrics.com) or SchoellerÂ® (www.schoeller-textiles.com) or PrimaLoftÂ® (www.primaloft.com) I am now convinced there is no gear finer. I have never been so impressed by a clothing company’s ability to differentiate themselves thru innovation and superior products as groundâ„¢. We demand the most technical, solid and advanced garments available and groundâ„¢ was able meet those needs.â€
Luke Pezzimenti groundâ„¢’s VP of Research, Design and Development, said â€œWe have spent the last three years trying to stay ahead of the curve and by collaborating with Mountain Link we will add a whole new dimension to our development process. Our relationship with Mountain Link will be mutually beneficial. Innovation is greatly aided when design can draw from a pool of professionals like this.â€ Tucker Hacking groundâ„¢’s President and founder added, â€œI am excited about this new relationship. We had been working with several of Link’s guides and had heard only the best about him. Robert is a great guy with a top notch organization and world class guides. I believe this is a win-win for groundâ„¢ and Mountain Link. It is the start of a great business relationship and a personal friendship. We both share similar goals. We both believe success requires differentiating ourselves from the rest of the pack, and doing it better than anyone else.â€
ground llc.â„¢ (www.groundwear.com) ground llcâ„¢ is an Emeryville, California based company that specializes in the design and production of technical products for the multi-sport individual. Their mission; differentiate or don’t bother, design the most technically unique product period. ground â„¢ products are made to endure the rigors of the most extreme sports such as mountaineering, climbing, skiing and snowboarding. Mountain Link LLC. (www.mountian-link.com) is a Bend, Oregon based company who deals in adventure. Everest, Aconcogua, Denali or even back country skiing in the Rockies,
Mountain Link can teach you the ropes and get you there and back safely. Owned by world renowned mountaineer Robert Link, Mountain link is made up of the finest and most technically sound mountaineers in from around the world.