Industry Press Release

Spyder Becomes Official Uniform Partner of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area


Mammoth Lakes, CA (October 16, 2013) — Mammoth Mountain Ski Area recently announced it has entered into a four–

year agreement with Spyder Active Sports, Inc. to be the official uniform for the resort through the

2017 winter season. Spyder, the world’s leading ski-specialty and lifestyle apparel brand, has been on the

cutting edge of snowsports apparel technology since its founding in 1978, making it uniquely equipped to

outfit Mammoth’s ski resort employees with pieces that will keep them warm, dry, and looking sharp on

a daily basis.

Russ Rowan, SVP of Sales and Global Marketing for Spyder, expressed excitement about the new

partnership, commenting: “Good times lie ahead with Spyder’s newly forged partnership with Mammoth

– undoubtedly one of the world’s best ski resorts. We’ve visited Mammoth several times, and we found

that the mountain has endless terrain to accommodate our video/photo shoot needs with our athletes,

and the resort serves as a stellar setting to host meetings with key brand partners. Who doesn’t enjoy

top-notch snow conditions with sun on their face most of the time? We’re proud to have entered into a

multi-year, multi-faceted partnership with Mammoth, and look forward to working together.”

Erik Forsell, Chief Marketing Officer of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, is also excited about the new

relationship, “The Spyder partnership is important to Mammoth. Spyder was willing to work with us on

design and functionality to produce a superior product, keeping our employees warm and looking

great.” Forsell continued, “We’re looking forward to kicking off the winter season on November 7 with

Spyder at the frontline.”

As the Official Uniform of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA), Spyder will be the exclusive provider

for various departments including the ski & snowboard school, lift operators, mechanics, mountain

operations, and hosts, to name a few. Spyder already outfits the Junior Ski Team as part of an existing


In addition to the employee uniform, Spyder will have a presence in Mammoth retail shops allowing

guests to purchase their own Spyder gear as well. Spyder will also serve as an event activation partner

with Mammoth, collaborating on new and existing events to further-enhance Mammoth’s draw as a

destination resort.

Visit to learn more about the company’s ski and active lifestyle apparel collections.

About Spyder

Spyder is one of the largest specialty ski brands in the world. It is an Official Supplier to the U.S. Alpine

and Canadian Alpine Ski Teams. Spyder products integrate high-technology fabrication, sport-specific

function, and fashion conscious designs. Based in Boulder, CO, the company sells high performance

outerwear and sportswear in the United States, Canada, and more than 50 countries outside of North


About Mammoth

Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Mountain Ski Area is the leading four-season mountain resort in California. With 1.3 million

annual skier visits, Mammoth Mountain is currently the third most frequented ski resort in the United

States. The company owns and operates a variety of resort businesses including recreation, hospitality,

real estate development, food and beverage and retail. Specific businesses owned and operated