Salt Lake City, Utah - Five Ten, Brand of the Brave and makers of some of the finest outdoor sports footwear available, is the 2011 recipient of the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) Industry Award. AMGA Executive Director Betsy Winter will present the award to Charles Cole, Five Ten Founder/President and Laura Sanders, Five Ten VP - Global Sales Director, at this year's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market.
The AMGA Industry Award was created to recognize and honor those companies who have helped further the mission of the AMGA and grow the mountain guiding and climbing instructors professions by providing outstanding support, through scholarships, sponsorship, product and donations. An AMGA Partner for the past 17 years, Five Ten is one of the longest-continuing supporters of the AMGA. Additionally, Five Ten has outfitted an untold number of guides and climbing instructors with approach and climbing shoes, ensuring a quality experience in the mountains and in the gym.
"I'm excited to present Five Ten this award," says AMGA Executive Director, Betsy Winter. "Their significant and continued support of the AMGA highlights their commitment to professional mountain guides and climbing instructors in the United States."
About the American Mountain Guides Association
For over 30 years, the American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA) has inspired an exceptional client experience as the premier source for training, credentials, resource stewardship and services for professional mountain guides and climbing instructors in the United States. A national non-profit, the AMGA is committed to enhancing the quality of outdoor services provided to the public, while serving as a resource for accessing and protecting the natural environment. The AMGA is our nation's exclusive representative to the International Federation of Mountain Guides Association (IFMGA), the international governing body responsible for guiding standards and education around the world. For more information please visit www.amga.com .