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Vasque Hosts “Worst Weather, Best Party” at Winter Outdoor Retailer

Jan 14, 2013

Plus a chance to win an overnight trip to the world famous Mt. Washington Observatory 

Red Wing, MN – January 14, 2013 – Vasque, the official footwear provider of the Mt. Washington Observatory, will be celebrating all things winter at the Outdoor Retailer show January 22 – 26, 2013. 

At the All Mountain Demo on January 22, Vasque has teamed up with leading brands Red Feather Snowshoes and Darn Tough Socks to present an on-mountain product testing extravaganza. Attendees who stop by the Vasque booth #D191 to test the new Vasque insulated boots and Red Feather Snowshoes will receive a free pair of Darn Tough merino wool socks. While there, show-goers can register to win an epic winter getaway for two to Mt. Washington Observatory!

Back at the Salt Palace, on January 24 from 4:30 pm – 6 pm, Vasque will host the Worst Weather, Best Party, Cool Trip happy hour with hot bluegrass from Salt Lake City’s own Puddle Mountain Ramblers. For a $5 donation to Mt. Washington Observatory, attendees get a refillable Vasque logoed frosty glass souvenir mug to take home. That’s even more reason to celebrate! 

Throughout the show be sure to stop by the Vasque booth to enter to win a winter wonderland getaway for two to Mt. Washington Observatory, ‘Home of the World’s Worst Weather’. 

The winter wonderland getaway includes:
Roundtrip travel for 2 to Mt. Washington (airfare in continental US only)
Roundtrip snowcat ride for 2 to the top of Mt. Washington Observatory in winter
One night’s stay for 2 at the famous Mt. Washington Observatory
One night’s stay for 2 at the historical Mt. Washington Resort
Two pairs of insulated Vasque boots for the trip

For more information, please contact Angie Houck at

About Vasque
Vasque is a performance based outdoor footwear brand rich in heritage and deeply rooted in the outdoors.  Owned and operated by the Red Wing Shoe Company, Red Wing, MN, the brand was created in 1966 by the company’s chairman; William D Sweasy. Today, just as Mr. Sweasy did some 45 plus years ago, Vasque understands the outdoors is a state of mind. It is this understanding that motivates Vasque to focus on fit and world-class performance in every purpose-built backpacking, hiking and trail running shoe they create. Vasque’s authentic footwear is designed and built to withstand harsh conditions, rugged wear and the tests of time while delivering the best fit and all-day comfort on the trail.





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