About KNS Reps

About KNS Reps

Outdoor Retail Representatives

KNS is an independent sales agency representing manufacturers in the Outdoor and Ski industries. Located in the Rocky Mountains our territory includes: Colorado, Utah, Wyoming & New Mexico.

Founded in 2004 by owners Scott Sutton and Kirk Haskell, the focus of KNS from the beginning has been to provide the highest level of sales & service to the manufacturers we represent, and to our outdoor sport retailers. KNS leverages over 50 years of our combined sales experience, contacts and relationships throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

The KNS team is made up of 4 members, the founders Kirk and Scott, Tim Cumbo and Sarah Park. KNS is currently representing the major outdoor industry manufacturers including Big Agnes, Scarpa, Deuter, Ortovox, Nikwax, DMM Climbing, Sterling Ropes, Silky Saws, and Fox River.

KNS is proud to have received Agency Of The Year Awards from Big Agnes (2008, 2011), Deuter (2017), Nikwax (2013, 2017) and Scarpa (2011, 2013, 2018)

As enthusiasts of multiple outdoor passions ourselves, we bring innovative perspectives and knowledge to retailers, their staff, and ultimately to their consumers. And, We use the gear we sell.



KNS Started

Founded By Scott Sutton & Kirk Haskell


Agency Of The Year Award

Big Agnes & Scarpa


Agency Of The Year Award

Nikwax & Scarpa


Agency Of The Year Award

Deuter & Nikwax


Agency Of The Year Award



Sam Barg

I can't think of a better rep group that I have worked with as a buyer for the Ute (over the last 11 years) than KNS Reps.

Tyler Shurtleff

KNS are as good as it gets. I’ve worked with Kirk and the others for a long time and couldn’t be happier with them. Responsive, helpful, knowledgeable and all around great people.

Jon Miller

Always ready with an answer, always available for an adventure, and always make it's easy to do business.

Jordan Hart

Kirk and his team at KNS have been great to work with. They have excellent industry knowledge and always go above and beyond to help our company grow and succeed.