Osprey Launches Pack Recycling Program with MountainFund.org

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Cortez, Colo., Feb. 8, 2007 — Osprey Packs, Inc., an independent pack company located in the high desert and mountains of Southwestern Colorado, proudly announces a pack recycling program with Albuquerque based not-for-profit, The Mountain Fund.

Osprey and the Mountain Fund invite you to “Pass on the Passion” with the “Triple R Offer – Recycle and Redeem for Reuse” pack recycling program. Donate your old daypack or backpack to the Mountain Fund beginning March 1, 2007 and they will route it for reuse with a wide variety of organizations including Empowering Women of Nepal, The Alpine Fund, and Big City Mountaineers. As a thank you, you’ll receive a 10% refund from Osprey when you purchase a new Osprey pack at your favorite retailer.

The Mountain Fund is a not-for-profit that works everyday to bring health care, human rights, responsible tourism and environmental progress to those who need it most in mountain communities around the world. It improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of their communities. More than fundraisers, The Mountain Fund is a partner in change, working with a broad range of people and organizations to identify and resolve pressing community issues in mountainous regions.

Osprey Packs, Inc. is well known for innovative design and quality packs since 1974. Beyond superb product, the company strives to uphold a high ethic of business sustainability. Their programs include several environmental partnerships, a sustainable transportation program, purchase of green energy, a volunteerism program, and in Fall 2007, daypacks and couriers built almost entirely from recycled materials.

For full details on the Osprey and Mountain Fund Triple-R Offer visit your favorite Osprey dealer, www.ospreypacks.com or www.mountainfund.org.

About Osprey PacksFrom our humble beginnings building custom backpacks and sleeping bags in Santa Cruz California, to our current recognition as an industry leader, Osprey has always flown its own course. Our mission is to create innovative high performance gear that reflects our love of adventure and our devotion to the outdoors. We succeed when we meet the demanding expectation of our most discerning customers and they are proud to use our packs. Based in Cortez, Colorado, Osprey has over thirty-two years of pack-making experience.