Columbia Sportswear Company To Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Financial Results on January 31, 2008

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) will release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2007 financial results on Thursday, January 31, 2008 after the market closes.

The Company's senior management will host a telephone conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET that same day, Thursday, January 31, 2008. The call will include discussions regarding the Company's fourth quarter financial performance, a review of the Company's geographic, merchandise category and brand performance, and financial guidance for future periods.

To participate, please dial 800-851-3059 in the United States (outside the United States, please dial 706-679-8430) five to ten minutes prior to the call. The call will also be webcast live on the investor information section of the Company's website at, where it will remain available until Thursday, February 21, 2008.

Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company is a global leader in the design, sourcing, marketing and distribution of active outdoor apparel and footwear. As one of the largest outerwear manufacturers in the world and a leading seller of skiwear in the United States, the Company has developed an international reputation for quality, performance, functionality and value. The Company manages a portfolio of outdoor brands including Columbia Sportswear, Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, Montrail and Pacific Trail. To learn more about Columbia, please visit the Company's website at

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