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Anchorage, Alaska June 7, 2023
ALPINE FIT WINS ALASKA WOMEN-OWN BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM THE U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)
Alpine Fit, an Alaska-based outdoor apparel company proudly announces that its founder, Jen Loofbourrow, has been named the Alaska Women-owned Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This prestigious recognition celebrates Loofbourrow’s exceptional leadership, innovations and entrepreneurial accomplishments in the outdoor apparel industry.
Alpine Fit has gained a solid reputation for producing adventure apparel, catering to different body types with its fit shapes and using odor-eliminating fabric milled in the USA. The brand’s commitment to quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction has set them apart in the market as well as partnerships with suppliers of unique technologies including Noble Biomaterials’ Ionic+® anti-odor fiber technology to produce performance fabrics for adventuring outdoors.
This SBA award joins Alpine Fits notable achievements including being honored as Alaska’s Manufacturer of the Year in 2020 and winning Title Nine’s Pitch Fest in 2021, securing a valuable purchase order and ongoing mentorship and community support. In addition to these accomplishments, Alpine Fit recently received Backpacker Magazine’s prestigious Best Men’s Hiking Top of 2023 award for its Treeline long sleeve part of the Ionic+® containing Sterling collection. This recognition further solidifies Alpine Fit’s reputation for producing top-quality outdoor apparel that excels in performance and functionality.
“Receiving the Alaska Women-owned Business of the Year award is an incredible honor for both myself and the entire Alpine Fit team,” said Jen Loofbourrow, Founder and visionary behind the brand. “Our mission has always been to create adventure apparel that not only performs exceptionally but also aligns with our values of sustainability, domestic production and inclusivity. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and passion we put into every aspect of our business.”
Alpine Fit remains committed to producing high-performance adventure apparel while prioritizing environmental stewardship. Their use of odor eliminating fabrics and domestic production processes ensure top-quality products with minimal environmental impact.
As Alpine Fit continues to grow and expand its offerings, the Alaska Women-owned Business of the Year award serves as a reminder of the brand’s commitment to excellence, innovation and community engagement. Alpine Fit is grateful for the support of its customers, partners and the local community and looks forward to continuing to provide outstanding products that empower individuals to embrace their outdoor adventures.
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Alpine Fit is a leading outdoor adventure apparel company based in Alaska, specializing in creating high-quality products using odor-eliminating fabrics milled in the USA catering to different body types with its fit shapes.