Clickworthy: What's got our attention this week

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In Clickworthy, we share what we're digging on the web this week. Did we miss something? Keep us in the loop at snewsedit@aimmedia.com.

The Outdoor Industry Association has released its 2016 Outlook, outlining its goals for focusing efforts throughout this year and beyond. Read it at the Outdoor Industry Association.

Also from OIA: Why indoor climbing is the fitness activity that will dethrone CrossFit.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Edible food packaging is on the way, and could soon be all the rage. Think about that - no oatmeal or coffee wrappers to pack back out. Read it at the Appalachian Mountain Club.

We all know someone who brings too much into the wilderness - a full-sized air mattress, a car camping tent, or maybe a cast iron pan - but you could probably stand to lose a few things, too. Read "The Backpacker Who Carries Too Much," at Adventure Journal.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

What happens when a 5th grader plans your backpacking trip? Probably not as much would go wrong as you might think. BackpackerEditor Dennis Lewon let his youngest son be the leader, and from now on he plans to take more snack breaks on future trips. Read it atBackpacker.

There's a certain art to freelancing, and successful freelancers are entrepreneurs at heart. SNEWS columnist Kristin Carpenter-Ogden and SNEWS writer Doug Schnitzspahn discuss the freelancer's economy on Carpenter-Ogden's podcast. Listen at the Intrepid Entrepreneur.

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