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Sherpa Adventure Gear hires new presentation in the Pacific Northwest

KENT, WASHINGTON (November 4, 2015) — Sherpa Adventure Gear, a Himalayan inspired adventure gear company, announced today that it has hired Noel Lemke to represent them in Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana.

Noel comes to Sherpa as a seasoned representative working in the past with both Nordica and Swix Nordic gear. He left his agency 13 years ago with the opportunity to own his own retail store, Sportsman Chalet in Bellingham, Washington. He provided great gear in the Bellingham area until 2014. He has now returned to build his agency, Whatcom Creek Sales and will represent Sherpa Adventure Gear along with Komperdell trekking poles. 

“With Noel’s experience on both sides of the business, he has a greater understanding on what owners are experiencing in specialty retailing as well as knowing what is expected of a valuable representative,” said Sherpa Adventure Gear’s National Sales Manager, Terri Reade. “I look forward to partnering with Noel in the Pacific Northwest and building more brand awareness right here in our backyard.” Noel can be reached at Whatcom Creek Sales;

About Sherpa Adventure Gear

In the highest reaches of the Himalayas, the Sherpa people lead the world in mountaineering with warmth, grace, and good humor. Tashi Sherpa- upon discovering that his uncles assisted Sir Edmund Hilary’s celebrated 1953 expedition to the summit of Everest- founded Sherpa Adventure Gear in 2003 to honor his people by creating the best quality outdoor apparel made in Nepal. The company employs hundreds in Kathmandu and Nepal at its headquarters, stores, and manufacturing operations. Marketing and North American sales and distribution is based in Kent, Washington. A portion of every sale benefits the education of Sherpa children through the Paldorje Education Fund, as IRS 501 (c) (3) charitable arm the company established in May 2012. For more information, visit www.sherpaadventure

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