Class V Partners
Labatt USA supports the great outdoors, the sport of hockey and simply enjoying life with the goal of benefitting the environment and communities where they sell beer.
L.L. Bean, Inc. is a leading developer and retailer of quality outdoor gear and apparel. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, the company began as a one-room operation selling a single product, the Maine Hunting Shoe. While its business has grown substantially, the company remains committed to the same honest principles upon which it was built – a focus on the customer, continuous product improvement, respect for people, wildlife and our natural resources and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. L.L.Bean is proud to sponsor conservation organizations that ensure quality outdoor experiences and help people enjoy the outdoors in a responsible manner.
Class IV Partners
In 1999, The Timberland Company recognized an opportunity to bring premium, durable boots to the professional tradesman. Timberland PRO® continues Timberland’s heritage by assessing unmet needs of those who work in the most demanding environments then developing solutions that deliver ultimate comfort, durability and protection – all day long. Timberland PRO® offers a complete range of high-quality professional footwear, apparel, gloves and accessories, exclusively designed for the safety market and distributed through a professional network.
100% employee-owned NRS is the world’s leading manufacturer of paddlesports apparel and accessories. Founded in 1972 in a college professor’s garage, NRS has become a major force in the outdoor industry, inspiring and equipping countless anglers and paddlers in the U.S. and around the world from its headquarters in Moscow, Idaho.
Class III Partners
We build ultralight canoes and efficient human powered watercraft in the cleanest manner possible that help people of all ages and physical abilities enjoy the great outdoors here in the Adirondacks and throughout the world.
Concept2, based in Morrisville, Vermont, is the leading manufacturer of world-class racing oars, indoor rowers and the SkiErg.
Patagonia is a designer of outdoor clothing and gear for the silent sports: paddling, climbing, surfing, skiing and snowboarding, fly fishing, and trail running.
Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily, and in style so you are free to live your active life. We believe in the value of an active life – whether you’re in the city or the great outdoors. For our own health and happiness as human beings, and ultimately for the respect and care we then give to the world around us. Whatever your passion, whatever your pursuit. Wherever you’re going, whatever you’re bringing. With Thule, you’re free to live your active life to the fullest.
Northstar Canoes was born of obsession. Founder Ted Bell’s love of canoeing spans decades, continents and companies. A former champion racer and builder extraordinaire, Ted knows precisely what makes an enthusiast’s heart pound. Today, after a 6-year hiatus, he’s back to producing the finest composite canoes ever made.
Kokatat is the leading watersports wear manufacturer with a comprehensive line of technical paddling apparel. Our products are designed by paddlers for paddlers to meet the most challenging weather and water conditions. You’ll find a rich history of innovation, expedition field-testing, outstanding customer service and quality control behind every Kokatat product.
Class II Partners
Peerless Handcuff Companyhttps://www.peerless.net/
Now in its fourth generation, Peerless Handcuff Company remains a family business committed to producing the finest restraints available. These products are used by law enforcement, correction and military agencies throughout the US and abroad.
Werner Paddles is the leading manufacturer of high quality kayak and canoe paddles, offering great performance and value at several price points. NFCT is proud to receive support from Werner through their Healthy Waters Initiative. to learn more visit http://www.wernerpaddles.com/about/healthy-waters
Exped means expedition equipment, and through ingenious simplicity and innovation, Exped gear maximizes the users outdoor experience. Exped is based in Zurich, Switzerland with a subsidiary in Seattle.
Cache Lake Foodshttp://cachelake.com/
Cache Lake camping and backpacking foods are the lightweight, low cost option for folks who are tired of hauling meals that do not fill them up on the trail.
Shaw & Tenneyhttp://www.shawandtenney.com/
Since 1858, Shaw & Tenney has quietly made a name for itself as the leading maker of wooden oars, paddles, spars and boat hooks in the country.
Finest wooden touring and whitewater paddles. Semi-custom to full custom, they can do it all.
Seattle Sports’ innovation draws inspiration from its legacy of domestic manufacturing and from the Pacific Northwest.
We specialize in one important thing: designing and building USCG approved life jackets so people can enjoy their time on the water better.
Elevating the paddling experience since 1982, Bending Branches is an American manufacturer of lightweight, durable paddles.
Paddling.com is the leading resource for paddlesports information with consumer reviews, launch maps, classifieds, buyers guides, photos, forums and much more all free to use.