Archive for April, 2009

Published by Jesse on 24 Apr 2009

SCARPA North America Expands Sales Department

For Immediate Release
Dave Simpson
Base Camp Communications
(307) 734-7575

BOULDER, CO, April 22, 2009SCARPA North America this week hired Paul Nanawa as its Sales Service Coordinator. He joins SCARPA after four years at Sierra Designs, brings 8 years of outdoor industry sales and retail experience to his post, ands a degree in electrical engineering (hey, versatility is good).

At Sierra Designs, Nanawa worked in several roles, including Dealer Services Representative and Sales Coordinator. Prior to that, he spent nearly five years in outdoor specialty retail at Bent Gate Mountaineering in Golden, CO, and at Western Mountaineering in Santa Clara, CA.

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Published by Jesse on 21 Apr 2009

Free Wakeboard Bag

The water temps are warming up. Just a quick post to let folks know that is now offering readers of OGE Outdoor Blog a FREE board bag with the purchase of any wakeboard. This is an exclusive offer, and we’re one of the few sites featuring it. Just click the banner below and shop away. If/when you buy a new board, the bag will be included for free…

Published by Jesse on 16 Apr 2009

Evogear offers daily gear deal

We are happy to announce the is now offering a daily discount from their inventory at a minimum of 30% off the retail price! New day, new killer product. This is a store you should be sure to check out, if you haven’t already…

From their About Us page: “We’ve said it from the beginning and we are still saying it today: at evo, it’s all about the people. Our successes come from a combination of efforts from every single one of our people, and this past year has given us many reasons to celebrate.” Give them a try and you’ll see why. From ease of use while shopping to killer prices to quick fulfillment and delivery. These guys are all business.

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Published by Jesse on 14 Apr 2009

Save 20% on GEAR

As always Moosejaw is cranking out the promotions for savvy web folks watching for deals. These guys can’t be faded. Check out the latest 20% OFF COUPON for Outdoor Gear. Read all the specifics…

Moosejaw just launched a 20% off coupon on gear (not clothing) from the following brands: Mountain Hardwear, Gregory, Deuter, Salomon, Big Agnes, Go Lite, Osprey, Nemo, Granite Gear, Marmot, Sierra Designs, MSR, and Cascade Designs. This deal includes, but is not limited to: tents, sleeping bags, and backpacks. These items are going quickly, so hurry up me[n]ow…

Click the text link below and browse around. If you see any gear you want to buy (specifics quoted above) make sure and use code 777 at checkout.

20% Off Gear at Moosejaw. Coupon Code: 777

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Published by Jesse on 13 Apr 2009

Patagonia New Products & Free Shipping

Our friend Mark from Patagonia wanted us to mention the latest online exclusives to OGEBlog readers. This is an offer that’s direct from Patagonia and not from a retailer that carries Patagonia products. Here is the email exactly as we received it…

If you don’t mind, please let your readers know so they can score on our latest Web Specials. New clothing and gear for trail running, surfing, climbing, hiking, and fly fishing now available. Stop by soon to get first pick in our Web Specials section at savings of 40-60% off the MSRP.

And for your purchase timing is great: Right now online customers get free ground shipping on orders over $100 (offer valid through Apr 20th). Plug this promo code in during checkout to have your order shipped free: FREESHIP3

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Published by Jesse on 13 Apr 2009

Price Point BIG Sale

It’s back. The Price Point Big Sale 2009 is rockin! This thing kicked some booty last year. Here is our highlight from 08.

And here are the specifics in an email we just got from the fine folks at

Just a quick update for you guys: PricePoint is currently running our BIG SALE promotion, now until the end of the April. This is one of our largest sales containing over cycling 500 products and apparel, discounted up to 80% off!

Just click the banner below and start shopping. You’ll find what you need to gear up for pedal season.

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Published by Jesse on 13 Apr 2009

Osprey Packs Awarded for Top Work Place

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Kristin Carpenter-Ogden

Cortez, CO, April 13, 2009 – For the second year now, Osprey Packs has been named to Outside magazine’s “Best Places to Work” list. Osprey ranked 15 out of 30 selected companies. The full list and related story will be published in the May issue of Outside magazine, available on newsstands April 14th.

“The folks at Osprey have always understood the importance of maintaining a healthy, happy and creative working environment,” said Tom Barney CEO of Osprey Packs. “We are always looking for ways to encourage our employees to get out and explore the outdoors and pursue their passions. We work hard and play hard…”

Outside’s “Best Places to Work” list was compiled with the help of the Outdoor Industry Association ( and Best Companies Group ( The year-long selection process began with an outreach effort that identified a wide range of organizations with at least 15 employees working in the US.

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Published by Jesse on 06 Apr 2009

Teva Mark-Downs

Just got this email from Cherie at Deckers Outdoor:

I just wanted to let everyone know that Teva has recently marked down select styles to up to 80% off. There are some great shoes available with prices as low as $14.90 for men, women and kids..

They wanted us to pass on the news. Just click the links below and the deals will automatically apply.

Published by Jesse on 03 Apr 2009

GoLite Increases Sales 93%

For Immediate Release
Ashley Devery

Boulder, CO, April 2, 2009GoLite, the world’s premier producer of lightweight outdoor gear and apparel for active outdoor adventures, announced a 93% sales increase in sales from Q1 2008 to Q1 2009.

The results stem from strong increases in each of the company’s three key regions: the Americas, Europe and Asia, in both sales per existing door, as well as new accounts.

“Outstanding product is certainly the key driver of our success. Over the last two years we’ve made a significant investment in product which is now coming to market. Dealers that have not carried GoLite gear before are now jumping on-board. And those who have cherry picked key products from our line historically are now purchasing more broadly across multiple categories,” says Demetri Coupounas, co-founder and president.

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Published by Jesse on 03 Apr 2009

Spring Break Sale

Massey’s Outfitters is having a Spring Break Sale through April 7th. 10% off all Quiksilver, Roxy, and Patagonia products. Click banner, then use coupon code “CORONAE” at checkout to redeem.

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