Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web
Ski resorts hold out hope: Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin and Breckenridge resorts refuse to give up on the idea that late-spring skiing might be possible. [The Denver Post]
A massive coalition of climate advocates: The Outdoor Business Climate Partnership—an alliance between Snowsports Industries America, Outdoor Industry Association, and the National Ski Areas Association—joined more than 330 businesses calling upon congress for climate action.
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A potential bright side for outdoor: A new survey shows that “an entirely new consumer group” has engaged with the outdoors for the first time during the pandemic.
A wacky new piece of gear: Unfortunately it's just a prototype, so you can't squander your stimulus check on it, but this inflatable e-bike is pretty cool.
Woman breaks into Yellowstone: A woman suffered burns from boiling geyser water after entering Yellowstone National Park illegally. [CNN]
Yellowstone and Grand Canyon to reopen: Turns out, she just had to wait a few days. Along with Grand Canyon National Park, Yellowstone is set to resume limited operations. [Reuters]
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Walmart launches mid-market lines: With its subsidiary Moosejaw, the retail giant is making a play for mid-market newcomers to the outdoors.
The Big Gear Show cancels: The new hardgoods trade show has announced a postponement to August 2021.
Thin Air expands beyond media: The all-virtual media show has made the decision to open registration to retail buyers.