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Mountainsmith Awards 2013 Sales Agency of the Year with Anvil Award


Golden, CO (January 14, 2014)Mountainsmith—craftsmen of iconic backcountry equipment and recreational outdoor gear—announces Pacific Recreation Sales as its 2013 Sales Agency of the Year and recipient of its notable Anvil Award. This marks the second year in the past three that Pacific Recreation Sales, led by Principal JJ Anderson, with regional sales support by Colton Bryant, has earned the coveted accolade for their work in the Southwest territory of Arizona, Nevada, California and Hawaii.

“It’s a great honor to receive the Anvil Award this year,” said Anderson. We consider this a huge accomplishment to cap off all of the hard work and efforts we dedicated to the Mountainsmith brand throughout 2013. Pacific Recreation Sales owes a great deal of thanks to our sales rep Colton Bryant for his commitment, our customers, and of course the team of folks at Mountainsmith, who have certainly armed us with the tools necessary to accomplish the goals laid out for us. We’re now lacing up our boots to hit the ground running and keep growing in 2014!”

Pacific Recreation Sales is an independent manufacturers representative agency, specializing in sales, brand marketing and development. Pacific Recreation provides services across many different markets and distribution channels including: National, Regional and Specialty Retail accounts; Industrial safety placement and specification; Law enforcement supply and specification; Military sales and Wholesale distribution on local and national levels. Pacific Recreation’s territory reaches from California to its surrounding states including Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii!.

“JJ and Bryant knocked it out of the park for us this year,” said Mountainsmith President Jay Getzel. “The Anvil Award is a mark of excellent salesmanship, but also a tribute to the staying power of our brand, the importance of our mountain communities, and Mountainsmith’s commitment to our dealers. We’re very proud to have these two and their agency on the team as they represent these ideals on behalf of Mountainsmith every day.”

About Mountainsmith

Headquartered at the base of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, CO for 35 years, Mountainsmith is committed to creating durable provisions for every aspect of your adventure, on and off the trail. Beginning with iconic lumbar packs in 1979, Mountainsmith products carry an emphasis on utility for those who prefer life outdoors. Whether that is a solution for the backcountry, the gear closet, the office, the photo shoot, or even the dog; the brand offers tools that serve a purpose and stand the test of time. Dedicated in its mission to improve the lives of fellow outdoors enthusiasts, Mountainsmith manufactures products that are… forged for life. Visit to learn more.