29 Nov Tread Lightly! announces Hypercraft as its newest Official Partner
CENTERVILLE, UT. (Nov 30, 2021)— Tread Lightly!, a U.S.-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting responsible outdoor recreation through stewardship and educational programs today announced Hypercraft, a Utah-based company, as its newest Official Partner.
As an Official Partner of Tread Lightly!, Hypercraft will support Tread Lightly!’s mission to protect off-road trail access and public lands through stewardship projects and responsible recreation education.
“We are thrilled to partner with Hypercraft and we’re hopeful that we can begin addressing several off-road recreation challenges with the help of EV technology,” said Matt Caldwell, Executive Director of Tread Lightly!. “Thank you to the Hypercraft Team for being on board with the Tread Lightly! ethic and for be committed to do their part to minimize impacts on public lands.”
Hypercraft is the only EV industry supplier of complete, turn-key electric vehicle powertrain systems for manufacturers of high-performance vehicles and multiple forms of recreational vehicles including snowmobiles and UTVs. EV is seen as a potential solution to some challenges faced by the off-roading industry, including reducing noise and controlling speed through geofencing. Tread Lightly! is also partnering with Hypercraft for their desert racing program. Hypercraft plans to test and compete in a fully EV- powered trophy truck in 2022.
“Hypercraft is committed to sustainable off-roading, and protecting the places we play,” said Jake Hawksworth, Hypercraft Founder and CEO. “Tread Lightly!’s ethics go hand-in-hand with this commitment, and we look forward to partnering to protect access and preserve lands for future use.”
Jon Miller, Hypercraft Co-Founder and CMO, adds, “Stewardship for our multiple-use Public Lands, and working toward sustainable access is at the foundational-core of our vision and values. We see an urgent need for the motorized industry to become more proactive influencers for how consumer culture enjoys motorized access on our Public Lands. Hypercraft thrives at the crossroads between the performance experience and responsible recreation — and we are thrilled to establish a long-standing partnership with Tread Lightly! for years to come.”
About Tread Lightly!
Tread Lightly! is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible recreation through stewardship programs and ethics education. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its unique training and restoration initiatives are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program is long-term in scope with a goal to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s award-winning materials, programs and services are solutions to some of the nation’s most pressing recreation issues. Individuals and businesses can commit to Tread Lightly! and protect outdoor access by becoming a member at www.treadlightly.org.
Hypercraft is the only EV industry supplier of complete, turn-key electric vehicle powertrain systems for manufacturers of high-performance vehicles. Their mission is to show the world that EV technology is viable today, and can replace gas powered engines based upon the merits of its performance and range. Hypercraft is a proactive solution that eliminates pollution, noise, and maintenance costs associated with gas-powered engines. Hypercraft will be the first company in the world to offer builders an electric option — accelerating the adoption of electric vehicle powertrain systems. Learn more at hypercraftusa.com.
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