Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Fraudulent summit: Nepalese authorities are attempting to ban a pair of climbers who faked their Everest summit. [The New York Times]

New head of Arc’teryx: Industry veteran Stuart Haselden will lead the premium outdoor brand’s next chapter.

Black Diamond’s Colorado expansion: The outdoor retailer announced the opening of two new stores in Boulder and Denver. [Daily Camera]

An anti-racist outdoors: National parks haven’t always been welcoming spaces for people of color. It’s time for that to change. [National Geographic]

IKEA went down to Georgia: Ingka Group, the company that controls nearly all of IKEA’s stores, has purchased more than 10,000 acres of Georgia forest with the intent to preserve it. [Backpacker]

Wild life: Watch the trailer for Robin Wright’s directorial debut, Land, a story about discovering meaning in the wilderness. 

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