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09 May 2011
SCOTT Sports to sponsor Dean Cummings and H20 Heli Guides FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Sun Valley, Idaho, May 4th, 2011 SCOTT is pleased to announce that it will be the official goggle and pole supplier for Dean Cumming’s Valdez, Alaska-based H2O Heli Guides. Under the partnership SCOTT will outfit the entire heli guide staff with goggles and poles. “SCOTT is honored to be selected as the premier goggle and pole provider for Dean Cummings and H2O Heli Guides. When a legendary crew like these guys deems your goggles and poles to be their choice in gear, you know you have a great product,” said SCOTT’s US Marketing Coordinator Kerry McCarthy. “With big mountain exposure and extreme conditions, guides rely on goggles that afford them superb peripheral vision and lenses that line up with whatever the weather is dishing out. SCOTT revolutionized ski poles and continues to be the leader in the market with top materials, technology and design.” A World Champion skier and Alaska heli ski and mountaineering pioneer, Dean Cummings was one of the first to establish a big mountain heli ski operation in Alaska, a company renowned for mountain safety and its environmentally sensitive approach. H2O Heli Guides is the only accredited mechanized ski guide school in the US endorsed by the National Ski Patrol and the North American Outdoor Institute, and the only heli operation in the Chugach Range that is permitted to access the entire Chugach heli skiing range. H2O also holds clinics and camps in Alta, Utah, Las Lenas, Argentina, and Niseko, Japan and provides AMSG certification courses. For more information on H2O Heli Guides visit alaskahelicopterskiing.com; for bookings contact: dean@h2oguides.com / 907-835-8418. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Check out Dean Cummings conquer the first summit descent of Alaska's Tusk Mountain in the Chugach Range. "After 21 years of studying this uplifted pinnacle and multiple attempts, the perfect opportunity presented itself, it was the most committing descent of my life." the SCOTT sponsored skier stated.