Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq:COLM) plans to release financial results of its third quarter 2013 at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, October 24, 2013. At approximately 4:15 p.m. ET, a commentary by Tom Cusick, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reviewing the company's third quarter financial results will be furnished to the SEC on Form 8-K and posted to the company's website at http://investor.columbia.com/results.cfm. Analysts and investors are encouraged to review this commentary prior to participating in a conference call to be hosted by senior management at 5:00 p.m. ET. To listen to the conference call, please dial 877-407-9205. The call will also be webcast live on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://investor.columbia.com where it will remain available until October 25, 2014. Columbia Sportswear Company is a leading innovator in the global active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment markets. Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, Columbia products are sold in more than 100 countries and have earned an international reputation for innovation, quality and performance. Columbia products feature innovative technologies and designs that protect outdoor enthusiasts from the elements, increase comfort, and make outdoor activities more enjoyable. In addition to the Columbia brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns outdoor brands Mountain Hardwear®, Sorel®, Montrail® and OutDry®. To learn more, please visit the company's websites at www.columbia.com, www.mountainhardwear.com, www.sorel.com, www.montrail.com, and www.outdry.com.