Polartec Sponsors Soldiers to the Summit & Chad Butrick

In support of Soldiers to the-Summit, Polartec is sponsoring U.S. Army veteran and disabled mountaineer Chad Stone in his 2012 attempt up Cotopaxi, a 19,347-foot peak in Ecquador. Chad was kind enough to tell us his story: I’ll first preface my story with a brief background on my childhood. Originally from Arvada, CO, my family moved to […]

Polartec Tapped By Vanity Fair

There are magazines, and then there is Vanity Fair. The world’s greatest photographers, feature stories so perfectly crafted that many feel they deserve a coveted spot on bookshelves for decades, preserved and respected. A who’s who of celebrities, public figures, the infamous and famous alike. Vanity Fair is a magazine you read, not skim. Thirty […]

Soldiers to the Summit Training

In late September, a team of 12 disabled veterans, 10 successful Everest climbers, along with Erik Weihenmayer, will attempt the summit of Lobuche (20,075), just miles from Mt. Everest in the Himalayas. We will be updating you on the progress of the team throughout the next few months, as they train in various locations throughout […]