In an effort to showcase our outstanding retailers, every Wednesday we will be showcasing a different Icelantic Dealer…and for this week, we have Bent Gate Mountaineering.
Bent Gate Mountaineering
Name: Jon Frederick, events and marketing director
Cool fact about Jon: Jon broke his “ass bone” this summer downhill mountain biking. Sounds about right though, considering he hates riding his bike up the mountain.
Location of shop: Golden, Colorado
Favorite thing about working at Bent Gate Mountaineering: “[Bent Gate] is family owned and has a good shop environment. There’s a definite mission and vision for growth in the future. It’s cool to be a part of that growth plan.”
Shop theme song: “You’re the Best” by Joe Esposito
Shop specialty: Freeride Backcountry
Cool Fact about the Shop: Bent Gate is closed every Saturday for religious observance. Good to know if you ever need a Saturday ski buddy.
Local mountain served: Loveland Ski Area
Favorite run at Loveland: “I’m a sucker for a bluebird sky on a powder day, off the ridge. Also, the Rock chutes.”
Years carrying Icelantic: “Since the beginning.”
Sell Icelantic online?: Yes
Best selling Icelantic model: The Keeper
Why they carry Icelantic: “We believe in the brand. They’re fun people to ski with, fun people to party with, and fun people to work with. Plus, they make really great skis.”
1313 Washington Avenue
Golden, Colorado 80401
1.877.236.8428 or 303.271.9382