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Lafayette, CO (November 24, 2021) – Trango, the award-winning manufacturer and international distributor of technical climbing equipment today announces the beginning of its Holiday Sale where a portion of the proceeds generated will go to benefit Big City Mountaineers. An end of the year giveback fundraiser with purpose, 10% of all holiday sales on Trango.com will go directly towards supporting future Big City Mountaineers’ outdoor and access programs.
Working alongside the power of nature, Big City Mountaineers is committed to providing transformative experiences that strengthen life skills and build community for youth from disinvested communities. By providing free, fully outfitted, and professionally led outdoor trips, Big City Mountaineers provides youth ages eight to 18 the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with nature and reconnect with their own strengths, skills, and resilience.
“We are honored and excited to collaborate with Trango and members of the outdoor climbing community this holiday season,” says Megan Aranow, BCM’s Director of External Relations. “Partnerships such as this are a critical part of Big City Mountaineers’ efforts to develop a more inclusive, accessible outdoor recreation space. BCM’s youth programs are special and impactful because of the collective investment of people and brands who believe in the positive power of connecting with the outdoors.”
“We’re excited to support Big City Mountaineers and their mission to introduce more kids to the outdoors,” said Everett Russell, Marketing Manager at Trango. “We wanted to create a fundraising event that had a more meaningful impact on a national level and with Big City Mountaineers engaging with youth programs in seven of the largest cities across America we’re proud to extend the gift of giving to a lot of adventurous kids.”
The sale runs today through December 22nd, 2021. Proceeds from the sale of any product through the Trango website during this time will help make a difference for Big City Mountaineers’ mission.
“As a company, we are deeply committed to promoting active participation in the outdoors and what better way to be outside than to be climbing,” added Russell.
Trango has been designing climbing gear in the Front Range since 1991 and remains passionate about creating innovative, solution-oriented products that help climbers achieve the next level in the sport. Beyond award-winning climbing equipment, Trango is also the U.S. distributor for Spanish rock-climbing shoe company Tenaya while also owning eGrips, a rock-climbing hold company that produces climbing grips in Colorado.
About Big City Mountaineers
Big City Mountaineers breaks down barriers to outdoor access for youth from disinvested communities by providing experiences that are free of charge, fully outfitted, and professionally guided. By thoughtfully addressing these social, psychological, and material barriers, they create opportunities for youth to uncover their own sources of strength, resilience, confidence, serenity, and joy. To learn more, please visit www.bigcitymountaineers.org.
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