Columbia Sportswear Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results on Thursday, February 7, 2013

  Columbia Sportswear Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year
  Financial Results on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Business Wire

PORTLAND, Ore. -- January 30, 2013

Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq:COLM) plans to release financial results
of its fourth quarter and full year 2012 at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on
Thursday, February 7, 2013.

At approximately 4:15 p.m. ET, a commentary by Tom Cusick, Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer, reviewing the company's fourth quarter
and full year 2012 financial results will be filed with the SEC on Form 8-K
and published 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 February 8,
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.

Contact:

Investor Relations:
Columbia Sportswear Company
Sr. Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Ron Parham, 503-985-4584
rparham@columbia.com
 
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