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Gregory Reintroduces Targhee Performance Ski Packs for Fall 2016

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Dec 10, 2015) — For Fall 2016 Gregory introduces the next evolution of its award-winning Targhee line of performance ski packs. Available in three sizes and two new colors for 2016, the Targhee continues its tradition of innovative ski pack design for avid backcountry enthusiasts.

“The Targhee finds a sweet spot between intuitive functionality, durability and weight,” says John Sears, VP of Product Development & Design at Gregory. “We’ve worked with athletes across several continents to simplify and lighten the ski-carry systems, while maintaining the versatility and the reliability we expect in the backcountry.”

The new Targhee features Gregory’s proprietary Verteflex suspension, which provides superior load transfer of heavy backcountry gear and a unique system engineered to maintain torsional flexibility and range of motion while skiing. With the debut of advanced features such as Gregory’s new EdgeShield abrasion technology on the diagonal ski carry system, snow shedding backpanels and lightweight four-season aluminum hardware, the Targhee continues it’s tradition of industry firsts and uncompromising pack design.

For Fall 2016 the line is available in two new colors, Vapor Blue and Patrol Black, and is available in 26L, 32L and 45L. The Targhee 32 and Targhee 45 are available in small, medium and large size options, for a more personalized fit. The packs range from $169 to $209.

The full line of Gregory’s Fall 2016 products will be on display at the 2016 OR Winter Market at Gregory booth #5037 in the Salt Palace Convention Center.  To make a media appointment, please contact Cory Lowe at cory.lowe@backbonemedia.net.

ABOUT GREGORY:

For over 35 years, Gregory has been the longtime leader in expedition, backpacking, daypacks and travel gear. World renowned for fit, durability, and performance in all their products, Gregory has won awards for its pack designs from such diverse media outlets as Outside Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, National Geographic Adventure, Popular Science, Men’s Journal, Consumers Digest and Alpinist Magazine. Responsible for many industry firsts in backpacking fit and design, the Gregory research and design team continues to lead the way in innovative backpack technology and performance. Gregory Mountain Products is a division of Samsonite LLC. For more information about Gregory, visit www.gregorypacks.com or call 877.477.4292.     

Samsonite International S.A. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, the “Group”) is the world’s largest travel luggage company, with a heritage dating back more than 100 years. The Group is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, sourcing and distribution of luggage, business and computer bags, outdoor and casual bags, and travel accessories throughout the world, primarily under the Samsonite®, American Tourister®, Hartmann®, High Sierra®, Gregory®, Speck® and Lipault® brand names and other owned and licensed brand names. The Group’s core brand, Samsonite, is one of the most well-know travel luggage brands in the world. For more information visit www.samsonite.com