"I’m beyond honored to announce that I’m now a Cotopaxi Local Ambassador for the Pacific Northwest." - Kristin Wuhrman
I’m beyond honored to announce that I’m now a Cotopaxi Local Ambassador for the Pacific Northwest. For those of you who are not familiar with Cotopaxi, get ready to be excited, inspired and fascinated by this incredible company that creates high-end, innovative outdoor products and experiences. Cotopaxi funds solutions that address the most persistent needs of those living in extreme poverty. Giving is core to their model. Cotopaxi strives to lift humanity in all they do and believe in 'Gear For Good'.
First off, where did the name Cotopaxi come from and how do you pronounce it? Checkout this fun video to learn! Cotopaxi is the name of a stratovolcano just outside Quito, Ecuador in the Andes Mountains. Davis Smith, the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, grew up in the foothills of Cotopaxi, Ecuador. This was the location of Davis’ childhood and inspiration to help the 1 billion people living in extreme poverty after seeing it firsthand.
Great Gear with Ethics in Mind
Cotopaxi has made a commitment to creating positive social impact by focusing their efforts on global poverty alleviation. Checkout their partner organizations. Cotopaxi gear is only sold directly from their website, which helps deliver exceptionally designed and fairly manufactured gear without the traditional retail markups. They make their gear with ethics in mind, focusing their efforts on global poverty alleviation & give targeted grants to advance health, education, and livelihoods initiatives around the world. As the Local Ambassador for the Pacific Northwest, I will be sharing updates, wonderful news and events through my blog and social media channels. (Instagram, Google +, Facebook, Twitter)
World Class Products:
As an avid outdoor enthusiast and adventurer, my personal experience with Cotopaxi products has been fantastic! The quality is top notch, the designs are forward-thinking and the durability is superb! I will be writing reviews and sharing my feedback on many different products in upcoming posts and via my blog and social media channels. The Cotopaxi designers previously worked at companies such as Nike, Columbia, Marmot, Dakine, The North Face, Black Diamond and Gregory. Because of their direct-to-consumer model, it allows them to take that additional margin, which would normally go to a retailer, and put it back into product. Cotopaxi uses the finest factories in the world, the highest quality materials available, and some of the most award-winning designers from the outdoor industry.
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P.S. The Llama logo is awesome, you should totally get one for your car!
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