Did you hear?... COBS receives $50,000 grant from REI

The Colorado Outward Bound School announced today that it has received a $50,000 grant from REI.

The Colorado Outward Bound School announced today that it has received a $50,000 grant from REI to help fund the construction of a $100,000 climbing wall covering 1,600 square feet in its Golden, Col.-based American Mountaineering Center headquarters. Outward Bound estimates that 50,000 people attend courses and educational programs at the Alpine Mountaineering Center each year.


Did you hear?... COBS and PCOBS merge to form Outward Bound West

Colorado Outward Bound School (COBS) and the Pacific Crest Outward Bound School (PCOBS) have announced they will merge on Jan. 1, 2003 to become one bigger, stronger organization named Outward Bound West. Outward Bound West's headquarters will be Golden, Col., at the COBS current ...read more

Did you hear?... REI announces grants from its REI Foundation Memorial Fund

Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) announced grants today from its REI Foundation Memorial Fund to two search and rescue organizations -- the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Team and the Central Massachusetts Search & Rescue Team. REI established the Memorial Fund in 1992 in honor of ...read more

Did you hear?... Bicycle groups receive grants from IMBA/Clif Bar Trail Preservation Grant program

Six bicycle groups each received $500 grants from the IMBA/Clif Bar Trail Preservation Grant program, totaling $3,000 donated by Clif Bar to this initiative. This latest round is part of a series of Clif Bar-sponsored IMBA grants that began last year, designed to support projects ...read more

REI grants Trust for Public Land $50,000 to boost Railyard Park funding

The New Mexico state office of The Trust for Public Land (TPL) has received a $50,000 grant from outdoor recreation gear and apparel retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) to support construction of a rainwater harvesting system for the Santa Fe Railyard Park and Plaza. The ...read more

Did you hear?... BCM moves into the American Mountaineering Center

Big City Mountaineers has moved into the American Mountaineering Center, joining the American Alpine Club, the Colorado Mountain Club, Colorado Outward Bound, and several other non-profit organizations as tenants. BCM's new address is 710 10th Street, Suite 115, Golden, CO 80401. ...read more

COPMOBA To Receive $5000 Grant From REI

(Grand Junction, CO – July 28, 2011) The award-winning non-profit trail organization, Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association (COPMOBA), announces it will receive a $5,000 grant from Recreational Equipment Incorporated (REI).Saturday, July 30 at 11am, the staff of the ...read more

Did you hear?... American Whitewater will receive unrestricted funds from Confluence

American Whitewater will be receiving $11,000 in unrestricted funds from corporate sponsor Confluence to support American Whitewater’s conservation and access efforts. Confluence joins Patagonia, Immersion Research, the Nantahala Outdoor Center, Watershed, Werner, Mountain Surf ...read more

Did you hear?... OIA will have received a record $545,078 from OR Summer and Winter Market proceeds

The Outdoor Industry Association reported today that it will have received a record $545,078 from Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Winter Market proceeds, and a minimum of $50,000 of in-kind donations, mostly in the form of advertising placement and other support from both the ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> The North Face is leveraging the company's presenting sponsorship of the 2004 Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run (June 26-27, Auburn, Calif.) to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The North Face athlete team members and ultra-marathon runners Dean Karnazes, ...read more