Ten years ago, I found a home in the outdoor industry and our shared world of puffy jackets, breathable shells, and epic adventures. My early mentors in the industry were not the straight white men you might expect. As an openly sober, vocal military veteran without a strong ...read more
Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web Winter ascent: This season, four teams of climbers will attempt a feat never accomplished before—summiting K2 in winter. [Climbing] Rush for drilling rights: Oil companies are stockpiling drilling permits in the waning days ...read more
As Pocket Outdoor Media grows, adapts, and improves, our mission will always remain the same: To inspire people to do the activities they love—hiking, skiing, climbing, running, swimming, cycling, cooking, and yoga—with greater enjoyment and knowledge. We believe that a hike, a ...read more
After 10 years building its foothold in the U.S. snowboard market, California-based Jones Snowboards announced today that the brand will start selling apparel for the first time later this year. A new line of outerwear including jackets, bibs, pants, and base layer pieces will ...read more
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