Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Stay safe this weekend: If you’re headed outside for Memorial Day weekend, follow this advice released by Outdoor Industry Association, REI, and other industry leaders as part of a new campaign, Recreate Responsibly.

Follow these guidelines to stay safe this weekend. Courtesy Recreate Responsibly.

Follow these guidelines to stay safe this weekend. Courtesy Recreate Responsibly.

Who’s still hiking the Appalachian Trail? Thousands had planned to through-hike the trail this year. Most have cancelled their plans. And those still taking on the challenge are facing criticism. [The New York Times]

Adventure travel after the pandemic: What does the future of adventure travel look like? It’s brighter than you might think. [Outside Online]

Injury in Yellowstone: It only took two days after the park reopened for a visitor to get injured by a bison. [CNN]

Green snow in Antarctica: Disturbingly visual evidence of climate change has appeared in Antarctica. [Reuters]

Looking out for neighbors: In Moab, outdoor industry leaders delivered masks to the community to prepare for Memorial Day weekend. [The Times-Independent]

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An early embrace of virtual events: Jam Collective, a San Francisco-based PR agency, was one of the first groups in the outdoor industry to pioneer a new method of connection during the pandemic. 

Free professional video content: CMD, a full-service creative agency based in Portland, has kicked off a pro bono program to help companies spread their message during the crisis.

Video gear review: Why Salewa's Mountain Trainer Lite GTX is sure to be an instant classic. [Sponsored]

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