The Colorado Rapids have dropped their Class 5 equipment forward of the 2021 MLS season, paying tribute to the pure panorama their membership calls home.
The sunshine-green jersey options topographical maps of Colorado’s six “14ers,” which means mountains that rise above 14,000 feet. The six peaks are Mount Bierstadt, Mount Evans, Grays Peak, Torreys Peak, Quandary Peak and Pikes Peak – totaling greater than some other state within the United States.
The Class 5 equipment additionally incorporates a “C96” tag on the jersey’s entrance, reminding supporters that they’re a founding member of MLS’s inaugural 1996 season and are proud to symbolize your complete state of Colorado.
Upon asserting the Class 5 equipment, the Rapids additionally fashioned a partnership with Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI), an area nonprofit that protects and preserves the pure integrity of Colorado’s “14ers.” Rapids supporters can make a donation to CFI when buying the jersey, with the proceeds serving to CFI full a number of large-scale path reconstruction initiatives over the following 5 years positioned on Mount Wilson, Mount Shavano and Mount Princeton.