Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Announces Partnership with Cascade Designs

Monday, 16 May 2011
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Grassroots Outdoor Alliance LogoGrassroots Outdoor Alliance is pleased to announce that Cascade Designs, Inc. has joined our organization as a Vendor Partner.

For nearly forty years, Seattle-based Cascade Designs, Inc. has led the outdoor industry in designing innovative, useful and long-lasting equipment, manufacturing the majority of products in their Seattle, U.S.A. and Cork, Ireland facilities. From the original self-inflating Therm-a-Rest® camping mattress to the first multi-fuel stove, Cascade Designs has developed products that explorers, adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts and weekend campers can rely on to deliver optimum performance in the outdoors through exceptional engineering and quality.

Cascade Designs’ premium worldwide outdoor brands and products include: Therm-a-Rest® mattresses, sleep systems, seating and comfort accessories; MSR® (Mountain Safety Research) shelters, stoves, cookware, water treatment, water storage, snowshoes and camp towels; Platypus® hydration packs, reservoirs, bottles, filtration, and storage; SealLine® paddle and multi-purpose gear protection; Hummingbird lightweight luggage and adventure travel gear; and Tracks® lightweight walking and trekking staffs.

“We’re excited to join the Alliance and look forward to working more closely with the retail members,” said Bill Conradt, Director of Sales for Cascade Designs. “Together, we can address opportunities in their local outdoor specialty markets with new innovative, high-quality products that will drive sales and enhance the overall outdoor experience for their customers.”

With such well-aligned goals and expectations, Cascade Designs is a natural partner to the Grassroots Outdoor Alliance and we are proud to welcome them into our family of high quality brands.

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance unites independent outdoor retailers as a unified voice to ptotect and promote the experience of outdoor enthusiats across the United States. To learn more about our organization, please visit www.grassrootsoutdoors.com.

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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