In early May, a sign on Ascent Outdoors' main door suddenly marked the end of an era. "We will miss you," the sign read. For more than 20 years, the shop in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood was a meeting spot for the outdoor scene, and its shuttering was devastating and shocking to ...read more
The Oberalp Group added a fifth name to its repertoire of mountain sport brands today with the acquisition of the popular climbing company, Evolv. “The addition of EVOLV allows us to offer a complete solution for rock climbers when paired with our WILD COUNTRY brand, an ...read more
Uncommon Path is REI's new print magazine, publishing for the first time this fall. Stories will range from gear reviews to full feature stories, curated by the same editorial team that produces the Co-op Journal and created with HearstMedia. “Uncommon Path tells the stories of ...read more
The Voice drops on Day 1 of each Outdoor Retailer (January, June, and November) so you can arm yourself with everything you need to hit the show running: big ideas and conversation starters, expert product knowledge, and a deep understanding of the issues facing our industry. ...read more
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