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Osprey Packs Announces Expanded Distribution in South America

Osprey Packs partners with one of the largest outdoor gear distributors and retailers in South America, Tatoo Adventure Gear to exclusively represent Osprey Packs.

Cortez, Colo.,– Officials from Osprey Packs, an independently owned pack company located in the high desert of Southwest Colorado, announced today that Tatoo Adventure Gear will exclusively represent Osprey products in South America effective immediately.

Tatoo Adventure Gear is one of the largest outdoor gear distributors and retailers in South America, with distribution presence in five countries in the Andean region, including Chile, Bolivia, Perú, Ecuador and Colombia. Tatoo Adventure Gear is owned by Mauricio Carreno and is headquartered in Quito, Ecuador; Tatoo also has a retail side to its operations, comprising 15 stores located in the most relevant cities in these five countries.

“A distribution company with Tatoo’s level of organization, professionalism, and market service focus is rare in South America. We are honored that Mauricio and his team at Tatoo will be representing our brand and joining the international Osprey family,” said John Pieper, Sales Director for Osprey Packs.

Osprey celebrates 35 years of independent innovation in 2009. For more information on the Osprey pack product line, or the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable business initiatives, visit, or check out Osprey’s Social Media Release page.

Tatoo Adventure Gear is conveniently located throughout South America in five countries. For more information about Tatoo Adventure Gear please visit,
For Osprey wholesale distribution inquiries, please contact:

Ecuador: Mauricio Carreno
Colombia: Juan Pablo Ortiz
Peru: Steve Nunez
Bolivia: Paul Guerra
Chile: Fernando Fainberg

About Osprey Packs:

From its humble beginnings building custom backpacks and sleeping bags in Santa Cruz California, to its current recognition as an industry leader, Osprey has always flown its own course. Their mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects a love of adventure and a devotion to the outdoors and the environment. Osprey defines success when it meets the demanding expectation of its most discerning customers. Based in Cortez, Colorado, Osprey has over 35 years of pack-making experience. Visit us on the web at or facebook.

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