Karpos, an Italian brand selling apparel and accessories for mountaineering, ski touring, trail running and mountain biking, has announced a new partnership with Franco Collè. The Italian ultratrail runner will serve as a role model for the brand’s team of trail runners as well as a contributing expertise for the design of new products for the sport. The partnership has initially been set-up for a three-year period, although plans are for a medium to long-term partnership.