Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Patagonia exercises caution: The brand was one of the first to close its stores. After losing half its North American sales, leadership is considering an extremely cautious approach to reopening. [The New York Times]

REI gets up and running: The brand has outlined a plan to get its 162 stores back online. [Footwear News]

Reopening the parks safely: The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks has outlined necessary precautions for reopening the parks responsibly. [Billings Gazette]

Register for Thin Air: The new all-virtual media show that has made waves in recent weeks is now open for registration.

Liability for outdoor companies: An argument for adopting coronavirus-specific liability wavers. [Lexology]

Jimmy Chin and Conrad Anker on Clubhouse Live: The America Alpine Club’s virtual series will host the outdoor icons on May 21.

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