K2 Sports Buys Backcountry Access

by The Editors on January 8, 2013

Img 50Ec1Bc2107CcK2 Sports, the parent company of K2 Snowboards, Ride Snowboards, etc. . . has purchased the Boulder, Colorado based snow safety equipment manager Backcountry Access, according to a story on the Aspen Business Journal.

Anthony De Rocco, president and CEO of K2 Sports, said in a press release Monday that Backcountry Access “fits perfectly” with his company portfolio of brands that includes 14 others, such as Line Skis, Full Tilt Boots, K2 Snowboards, Ride Snowboards, Tubbs Snowshoes and Atlas Snowshoes.

Backcountry snowboarders know BCA for it’s Tracker DTS digital avalanche beacons and their Float Airbag inflatable avalanche protection systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

[Link: Aspen Business Journal]

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