Cat5 Commerce

02/28/2013 Teams Up with American Hiking Society has joined forces with American Hiking Society, a national nonprofit organization. The online hiking specialty superstore seeks to collect donations to aid the charity in promoting and preserving U.S. trails.

Starting today, customers can make a charitable donation to American Hiking Society while making a purchase at The option to donate is available during the checkout process. Customers can choose from a range of dollar amounts as an add-on to their purchase, with proceeds going directly to American Hiking Society.

"We are very happy to establish this great new partnership with," said Gregory Miller, President of American Hiking Society. "By providing an easy way for their customers to help protect trails and the hiking experience, the folks at have demonstrated their understanding of how important it is to protect the special places where we all love to hike, bike, camp, canoe and fish."

As a previous donor to American Hiking Society, the team at is well aware of the organization’s dedication to policy and advocacy issues supporting national trails.

"We couldn’t think of a better organization to form an alliance with than American Hiking Society," said Chad Weinman, CEO of "They are the true champions of the trail and have really led the way on a number of conservation issues."

Created by conservationists passionate about trail preservation in 1976, American Hiking Society’s mission continues to be promoting and protecting foot trails and the hiking experience. The organization is responsible for creating National Trails Day®, an annual day of education, stewardship and celebration that attracts more than 150,000 participants and takes place across all fifty states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.

About Cat5 Commerce
Founded in 2004, Cat5 Commerce develops and operates niche online retail destinations from its base in Chesterfield, Mo. With ten online storefronts, its best-known retail properties include, and