MSD & Garmin Announce Distribution Partnership


Golden, February 2, 2024  – Mountain Sports Distribution, a leading provider of powersports adventure gear and equipment, is thrilled to announce a strategic distribution partnership with Garmin, a global leader in GPS technology and outdoor navigation solutions.

This collaboration marks a significant milestone for both companies as they join forces to enhance the outdoor experience for enthusiasts worldwide. Mountain Sports Distribution is renowned for its commitment to providing high-quality products that cater to the needs of powersports users, and Garmin is recognized for its cutting-edge navigation technology and innovative outdoor solutions.

With this partnership, Mountain Sports Distribution will now offer a comprehensive range of Garmin’s renowned outdoor and GPS products, including GPS handhelds, radio, and navigation devices. These products are designed to empower outdoor enthusiasts, motorcyclists, snowmobilers, and UTVers with advanced tools to navigate, monitor, and optimize their adventures.

“We are excited to embark on this journey with Garmin, a brand synonymous with excellence and innovation in outdoor navigation,” said Chuck Gorton, CEO & Founder of Mountain Sports Distribution. “This partnership aligns seamlessly with our commitment to providing our dealers and their customer with the best gear and equipment for their outdoor pursuits. Garmin’s industry-leading technology will undoubtedly elevate the powersports experiences of our customers.”

Garmin’s cutting-edge products will be available to Mountain Sports Distribution’s valued network of dealer partners, providing customers with easy access to a wide range of tech solutions. From rugged handheld GPS devices for backcountry exploration to SOS devices for backcountry safety and communication, the collaboration aims to cater to the diverse needs of powersports enthusiasts.

“We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Mountain Sports Distribution. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in enhancing the accessibility and reach of Garmin’s offerings across Canada, elevating and enriching the experiences of our valued customers, says Regional Sales Manager Jason McBain.

As Mountain Sports Distribution expands its product offerings to include Garmin’s state-of-the-art devices, dealers can expect an even wider selection of top-tier outdoor gear. The partnership reflects both companies’ shared vision of inspiring and enabling outdoor enthusiasts to push their boundaries and embark on new and exciting adventures.

About MSD, Inc.

Established in 2009, Mountain Sports Distribution is one of Canada’s leading powersports parts and accessories distributors. Located in Golden, British Columbia, a recreation mecca, MSD places a fundamental focus on being submersed in the powersports community. MSD distributes winter snowmobiling equipment and summer motorcycle equipment in Canada and USA. In 2020, 2021 and 2022 Mountain Sports Distribution was named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies and in 2019 was named to Canada’s Growth 500 list.

In 2023 Mountain Sports Distribution partnered with private equity firm, KV Capital .

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About Garmin

Garmin is a global leader in GPS technology and outdoor navigation solutions. With a focus on innovation and quality, Garmin provides a wide range of products, including GPS handhelds, wearables, and navigation devices, to empower individuals in their outdoor pursuits. For more information, visit