Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web
New national park: The nation officially has a new national park in West Virginia, thanks to the latest pandemic stimulus package. [Travel + Leisure]
Tribute to a great outdoor writer: A remembrance of “one of the great environmental writers of our time,” Barry Lopez. [Outside Online]
Outdoor inclusivity reading list: James Edward Mills has created a book group on Goodreads to encourage the reading and discussion of outdoor literature by BIPOC authors.
No refunds for Ironman entrants: A judge has ruled against a Colorado woman who brought a class-action lawsuit against Ironman and the World Triathlon Corporation for refusing to issue refunds for cancelled races. [BRAIN]
PCT permits: The Pacific Crest Trail Association and Forest Service announced this week that they will issue permits for the 2021 season. [Backpacker]
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Jones Snowboards drops apparel line: Pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones has spent years developing his company's first line of outerwear. Details were released this week.