Cascade Designs

Cascade Designs leads with innovation and Made in the USA

June 10, 2013 Tracks 0 Comment

Cascade Designs began manufacturing locally in Seattle, WA in 1972 and has been an industry leader in both product and manufacturing innovation ever since. To this day, 80% of Cascade Designs products are made in our Seattle facilities. The growth of the Ecase brand alone added over 20 American jobs last year.

OSM lands the May cover story in Outdoor USA Magazine

June 4, 2013 Vasque 0 Comment

  A special thanks to our retailers and staff whose participation made the Spring Invitational worthwhile, fun, and engaging for us all!

What’s better than being good? Luck at the Lapper’s Delight. Guest post by ultra runner Terry Foxworth.

March 28, 2013 Thermarest 0 Comment

As I trotted past our campsite for the 43rd time, I noticed the corner of my wife’s ThermaRest pad sticking out from underneath a pile of down sleeping bags.  Neither sleeping pad nor wife moved, so I kept moving forward.  It was her turn, but she had to be sleeping ...

Therm-a-Rest Important Part of Dagger Kayaks’ Best Adventures – by Chris Gragtmans

March 25, 2013 Thermarest 0 Comment

Blog entry by Chris Gragtmans,  Pro Team Manager,  Dagger Kayaks. Some of the best days of my life have ended with falling asleep on my ThermaRest.  It’s been with me ...

Prefer 90 days dating? Higher discounts? The Fall 13 Road Show is for you.

November 8, 2012 Vasque 0 Comment

Our Fall 13 apparel is steamed and our Preseason discounts are locked in... Now, we just need you!  The OSM Road Show is making several stops. Which one is best for you?

Maximizing Your ROI on Fuel Canister Purchases

January 23, 2012 MSR 0 Comment

Surcharges on fuel canisters can undermine your margins when stocking this necessary cooking accessory from other brands. Cascade Designs (MSR) and Outdoor Sports Marketing break down our policies to ensure you maintain your profit margins and stay informed. Shipping fuel canisters via small package carriers like UPS and ...

Papa Cooke’s Chicken Soup

November 28, 2011 MSR 0 Comment

Only my chicken soup recipe goes by the Papa Cooke moniker.  My dad is the actual Papa Cooke.  It's just that the amazing deliciousness of my soup has a taste that no one would ever believe I made.  It takes a Granny, a Paw Paw or a Great Uncle to ...

OSM at the 2011 World Championships of Surf Kayaking

November 17, 2011 SmartWool 0 Comment

Dear Retailers and OSM fans, We wanted to take this opportunity to share a photo journal and some notes about a recent event where OSM played a very large role.  If you were not aware, the East Coast of the United States, more specifically the Outer Banks of North Carolina was ...

Familiar faces in BRO magazine

November 16, 2011 Thermarest 0 Comment

We were pleased this morning to see such familiar faces on the cover of the November 2011 issue of Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.  Our Thermarest Neo Air sleeping pad, MSR Carbon Reflex 3 tent and MSR MicroRocket stove all found a place in a list of top-40 ...

Photos on the Trail – OSM Invitational 2011

October 31, 2011 Vasque 0 Comment

The hiking trail is where OSM truly has you covered from head to toe.  Special thanks go out to our incredible vendors who supported us on the trail at this year's invitational; Vasque, SmartWool, Cascade Designs, Osprey, prAna and Chaco, all essential to our ...