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    Trailspace Names Seth Levy New Community Evangelist, the backcountry community and gear guide, has named Seth Levy its new Community Evangelist. In this new position, Levy will focus on serving and expanding Trailspace’s community of more than 12,000 outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

    Levy’s role will include reaching out to new and existing Trailspace community members, industry partners, and nonprofits through the Trailspace site and social media channels; creating and sharing engaging outdoor content with the Trailspace community, and continuing to overseeing the Trailspace Review Corps gear testing program.

    “As a life-long outdoorsman and a Trailspace member, I’m overjoyed to blend the activities I’m passionate about with the opportunity to serve a growing, dynamic community,” said Levy. “Through outreach and new partnerships, I’m looking forward to spreading the word about our forums, gear reviews, and great people.”

    “Seth is a great advocate for outdoors people and the outdoors life. Plus he’s a positive and fun person to be around,” said Trailspace co-founder and editor in chief Alicia MacLeay. “We’re excited to have him as our Community Evangelist, engaging with and serving our amazing backcountry community.”

    Levy’s recent experiences include completing a winter 1,000-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail, and founding a consulting practice to advise outdoor industry companies and nonprofit organizations in establishing mutually beneficial partnerships.

    Previously an employee of America Hiking Society (AHS), Levy assisted in passing legislation designating 2.1 million acres of wilderness, thousands of miles of trails, and the first entirely new system of public lands in decades. He also participated in designing and re-launching AHS’s website.

    Trailspace is the backcountry community and gear guide dedicated to helping outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities — from trail novices to confirmed gearheads — select dependable outdoor gear that lets them get out and enjoy human-powered backcountry activities.

    Trailspace publishes independent reviews, news, and discussions about thousands of outdoor products, helping hikers, backpackers, climbers, skiers, trail runners, paddlers, and other outdoor enthusiasts find dependable and appropriate gear for their adventures.

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