SOURCE: OnTarget Public Relations

OnTarget Public Relations

March 31, 2010 09:00 ET

Backpacker Magazine Announces Nationwide 2010 Get Out More Tour; Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Inspiring and Empowering Love of the Outdoors

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - March 31, 2010) -  The tenth anniversary of Backpacker magazine's Get Out More Tour, presented by Woolrich, continues a mission to inspire and enable people to enjoy the outdoors by providing the most trusted and engaging information about backcountry adventure in North America. Tour hosts Sheri and Randy Propster are back with their interactive 60-minute seminars on trip planning, choosing the right outdoor gear and apparel, and safety in the outdoors. They will visit specialty outdoor retailers and festivals in 48 states and 75 cities.

Backpacker is also pleased to announce WOOLRICH®, the Original Outdoor Clothing Company®, as this year's title sponsor. "The Get Out More Tour is the perfect opportunity for us to reach outdoor enthusiasts and encourage more people to experience the outdoors with the proper gear," said Keith Myers, Woolrich National Sales Manager. 

"Sheri and Randy's interactive retail seminars bring the pages of Backpacker to life. Their passion and extensive outdoor expertise educate our customers about the skills, stewardship and equipment they need to get out more," said Linda Johnson, lead sales associate at The Trail Store in Louisville, Ky.

"After ten years, our team has established a unique educational platform rich in heritage and purpose, one that now reaches tens of thousands of readers and retail customers in their own backyards," says Backpacker Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Dorn.

Other Tour sponsors include CORDURA® Brand Fabric, KayLand®, LEKI®, POLARTEC®, Primaloft®, Sea to Summit®, SPOT™, Subaru®, Deuter, GerberGear® and TIMEX® Expedition®.

For a complete list of the Get Out More Tour schedule of events -- all free of charge to attend and learn -- visit http://www.backpacker.com/getoutmore.

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