Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web
Join the discussion: Outdoor Industry Association has started a private LinkedIn forum for “OIA members to connect and collaborate directly with each other and OIA leadership, receive answers to business questions directly from outdoor industry peers, get industry-specific updates, offer support, share resources and more.”
The Grand Canyon is finally closed: After prolonged outcry from employees, another national park has shut its gates.
Vail cuts pay and hours: Vail Resorts has furloughed all hourly workers and slashed pay for salaried employees.
Donate your goggles: Ski goggles have been in the news a lot lately—as makeshift eye protection for doctors facing PPE shortages. If you have some old pairs lying around your house, donate them here.
Outdoor State of Mind: To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, Protect Our Winters is launching a month-long speaker series, Outdoor State of Mind, featuring the likes of Jeremy Jones, Tommy Caldwell, and more.
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Steering your startup through the pandemic: Catapult Labs has created a series of workshops to help outdoor startup founders bring their businesses safely through the crisis.