Here are the companies that have supported North East Alpine Start through product donations, demos, sponsorship, and encouragement. They are all first rate businesses that may have a product or service that is perfect for your next mountain adventure. Please give them a visit through one of the links below so they know who sent you their way!

Friendly Foot


The very first company to support North East Alpine Start. Hands down the only foot powder I have ever used that actually tames my feet, and a requirement of my wife if I wish to stay happily married. Use discount code “FF14” to get 10% off your purchase.

Colonial Knives


Another early supporter this company produces some of the finest knives available, all made right here in the USA!

HyperLite Mountain Gear


How about ultra light incredibly durable weather proof packs made right in Maine!



Environmentally and socially responsible high-end outdoor clothing and equipment, now making back-country ski packs!


VSSL Utility Tools

Bombproof outdoor utility survival tools!



Grassroots outdoor lifesytle company based out of Wyoming launching a new winter glove to their line!