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Vasque to host Hiker Lounge at the 25th Anniversary of Trail Days

May 04, 2011

Red Wing, MN – Vasque footwear, a family-owned company with 45 years of experience in the outdoor performance footwear sector, is staying true to its trail ready roots by participating in the 25th anniversary of the Appalachian Trail Days, May 12 – 14in Damascus, VA with a booth and a “Tales from the Trail” giveaway.

In the manufacturer’s camp at Trail Days, Vasque will be offering hikers the opportunity to rest, relax and repose in one of their Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) hammocks or camp chairs that will be set up in their booth. While relaxing, hikers are welcome to tell their ‘tales from the trails’ to enter to win a grand prize package. This package includes a Vasque Trail Ready shoe collection and an Eagles Nest Outfitters OneLink Hammock System with a total retail value of $600.

“It is so exciting to be a part of the 25th anniversary of Trail Days,” states Vasque Marketing Director, Mark Dinndorf. “We cannot wait to meet thru-hikers, past and present, and hear some epic stories from their time on the AT.”

The Appalachian Trail Days is the largest backpacking event in the world and this year they will be celebrating their 25th anniversary. Thousands of hikers and outdoor enthusiasts gather in Damascus, VA for a weekend of music, a hiker’s parade, fun, and camaraderie. This year, Trail Days is expecting about 30,000 attendees due to the celebration of their 25th anniversary. To learn more about Appalachian Trail Days visit their website:

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