Portland Mountain Rescue
Portland Mountain Rescue is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives through rescue and education. Our search and rescue area stretches nearly 4,000 square miles with 1,000,000 in population. For the most part, our missions occur on Mount Hood, Oregon’s tallest peak at 11,239 feet above sea level. Visit their website for more information about Portland Mountain Rescue.
Go Beyond Racing
Going faster. Going farther. Go beyond. Made official in 2013, Go Beyond Racing LLC was formed by three friends who had been running and putting on races together for a few years. The company now produces over a dozen events each year, with new races always in the works. At every race, you can count on being a highly organized and safe event, with well-stocked first aid stations and friendly volunteers. Furthermore, rest assured you are donating to a great benefit, and will receive an equal challenge and reward within your participation. Visit their website for more information about the upcoming events.
Kaarle Vanamo founded a company in 2004 and started developing the mobile climbing simulator that would meet his vision about the “perfect climbing wall”. After several years from start in collaboration with other experts the product was delivered to first customer in 2007. Climbing wall was named and branded as a ClimbStation™. Only four ClimbStations exist in the US, with Evolution’s ClimbStation being the only one in an altitude room. Visit their website to see more about the capability and design of this wonderful machine.
From the Trail Butter Team: “We want to apply to Trail Butter the same philosophy that guides us in life. The product itself was inspired by one of the activities we love, cycling, something that keeps the sanity in a sometimes hectic lifestyle. Just as the goodness of Trail Butter depends on the healthiness and balance of its ingredients, life also is at its best when there is a balance between work and play. Furthermore, these 2 sides of living are the most fun when the places where we do these things, the office and out of doors, are healthy and respected. So with care towards the workplace and the environment, and a love of the West, we hope to create a product that not only is delicious but improves quality of life inside and out in the community and natural world through healthy, holistic nutrition and business practices.”
Altra shoes weren’t started in some corporate office, but in the back room of a Wasatch Mountain running store. Their founders, elite athletes and running store managers, wanted a shoe that let you run the way you were born to. They noticed that the design of most running shoes was hurting runners more than helping them. Elevated heels promote high-impact landing and narrow toe boxes squeeze the toes out of their natural position. To read more about the benefits of these zero-drop beauties, visit their website.
SKORA running shoes are founded on a philosophy of balance. In every design, Skora stays committed to natural running by striving for that sweet spot between connection and protection. They believe that the run is powered by you, not your shoes. Visit their website to check out their designs!