Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

A concerning trend: Avalanche fatalities are increasing among older demographics, and experts have several theories as to why. [Outside]

Back on the rock wall: Indoor climbing gyms, closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, are reopening in Washington this week. [The Tacoma News-Tribune]

Ski patroller vaccinations: Vermont is distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to its ski resorts’ patrol teams. [Gear Junkie]

Achievements in climbing: The American Alpine Club announced this year’s slate of Climbing Awards winners. [American Alpine Club]

Deadly fall at Mount Rainier: A 65-year-old woman was found dead after an accidental fall in Mount Rainier National Park. [KOMO News]

The planet comes first: Discover how Patagonia turned eco-consciousness into a billion-dollar company. [Bloomberg]

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