Helly Hansen announced today its new partnership with Marmot Basin Ski Resort, a ski and snowboard destination inside Jasper National Park. Beginning in November 2014, Helly Hansen, the leading global apparel provider for mountain sports professionals, will outfit the majority of Marmot Basin’s ski patrollers, instructors, employees, and retail operations with outerwear, midlayers, baselayers, and accessories.
With the addition of Marmot Basin to its family of resort and guide partners, Helly Hansen now outfits more than 40,000 mountain professionals at more than 70 resorts and guiding companies worldwide. As part of the agreement, Marmot Basin will collaborate with Helly Hansen on various marketing and product initiatives.
“We’re confident Helly Hansen’s apparel and outerwear will keep our guides, safe, dry, and comfortable in any weather condition that develops here in the Canadian Rocky Mountains,” said Brian Rode, vice president of marketing and sales for Marmot Basin Ski Resort. “They share our deep-rooted passion for the mountains and the importance of being comfortable, dry and safe in any weather.”
Thanks to Helly Hansen’s partnership with premier resorts like Marmot Basin, Helly Hansen is able to offer skiers and riders with 2-for-1 day passes at Marmot Basin and select Canadian resorts with the purchase of a qualifying SKI FREE Helly Hansen ski jackets and pants.
About Helly Hansen
Founded in Norway, in 1877, Helly Hansen continues to protect and enable professionals making their living on oceans and mountains around the world. Their apparel, developed through a blend of Scandinavian design and insights drawn from living in some of the harshest environments on earth, helps provide the confidence professionals need to step out into the elements and complete their jobs. The company invented the first supple, waterproof fabrics more than 130 years ago, created the first fleece fabrics in the 1960s and introduced the first technical baselayers made with Lifa® Stay Dry Technology in the 1970s. Today, Helly Hansen is the official uniform partner for more than 60 ski resorts and mountain guiding operations and has outfitted more than 33,000 mountain professionals. The brand’s outerwear, baselayers, sportswear and footwear for winter, outdoor and water sports are sold in more than 40 countries. To learn more about Helly Hansen’s latest collections, visit www.hellyhansen.com.
About Marmot Basin Ski Resort
Located in the breathtaking Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin is a ski and snowboard destination that inspires lasting memories. Only 20 minutes from the town of Jasper, Marmot Basin offers 3,000 vertical feet (914m) of superb skiing and snowboarding on 1,675 acres of varied terrain. Large, snow filled bowls are paradise for powder skiers and snowboarders. For those who enjoy cruising, our state of the art grooming fleet keeps the tree-lined trails groomed to perfection. Those who have already discovered Marmot Basin come back for the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, the superb variety of terrain, the all-around affordability, first-class service and the spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery. To learn more about Marmot Basin, visit www.skimarmot.com.