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The Vail Valley is set to Benefit from the New Relationship Between Two Colorado Companies


 Big Agnes and the Christy Sports in Avon are teaming up to provide camping enthusiasts with everything they need to get outside and have fun.

LAKEWOOD, Colo. –May 26, 2015. Christy Sports, today, announces the launch of Big Agnes’ camping department in the newly remodeled signature store in Avon.

The newly remodeled Christy Sports store, located off exit 167 in Avon, added a camping department in order to better serve Vail Valley locals and destination camping enthusiasts. They will still carry quality outdoor furniture, but now, as part of a new partnership with Big Agnes, Christy Sports will also offer a complete selection of camping and outdoor gear. “Big Agnes and Christy Sports are both rooted in Colorado and share a passion for the outdoors, so this partnership is a perfect fit,” stated Jeff Evans, Area Manager for Christy Sports. As the largest Big Agnes retailer in the Vail Valley, Christy Sports provides customers with access to the latest camping gear while continuing to deliver the high level of customer service people have come to expect.

Big Agnes, a leading outdoor gear manufacturer based out of Steamboat has been developing cutting edge gear since 2001. Constant innovation brought them to the forefront of a competitive industry, and continues to drive their success. “”We are really excited to be teaming up with a specialty Colorado retailer that understands merchandising and customer service like Christy Sports,” said Bill Gamber, Big Agnes co-founder. “The Avon store is carrying a wide variety of Big Agnes gear this summer, from insulated jackets to our mtnGLO tents and accessories which include integrated LED lighting. Backpackers and campers in the Vail Valley will be impressed with Christy’s lineup.”

The new 1,000 square foot department will display a wide selection high quality camping gear and accessories, allowing customers to explore Big Agnes’ innovative product line. “Whether you are heading up to Piney Lake for a quick weekend getaway with the kids, or you want to get outfitted for a solo multi-day trip, we have everything you need to head into the hills and have a good time,” Evans remarked. In addition to tents, pads, and bags, Christy Sports also carries Big Agnes apparel, camping tables, cooking utensils, and other accessories.