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American Made Outdoor Gear Awards

Posted by David

American Made Outdoor Gear Awards
Frost River has received a “SASSY” from the American Made Outdoor Gear Awards at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

January 11, 2017 - Frost River has been recognized in the fifth annual American Made Outdoor Gear Awards (AMOGA) in the category of 10-50 employees for its American made, waxed canvas packs, bags, and outdoor accessories. The announcement was made on Day 2 of the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, Utah. Each year American manufacturers of outdoor gear submit applications for consideration in the national competition sponsored by Kokatat Inc. (, a fellow U.S. manufacturer based in Arcata, CA.

This year’s overall winner is Luna Sandals ( of Seattle, WA. Luna was awarded a two foot tall hand carved wooden statue of “SASSY”, a redwood Sasquatch from California. As a category winner Frost River received a miniature SASSY trophy.

Frost River congratulates Luna Sandals, thanks Kokatat, and encourages other American manufacturers to continue making great products here, along with urging customers to support domestic manufacturing and small businesses whenever possible.

Frost River takes part in the bi-annual Outdoor Retailer Market each summer and winter. It is a valuable and unique gathering of buyers, vendors, brands, and trends across an international audience.