Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Update on Malcolm Daly: Our colleague is still doing well and making progress. Thanks to the generosity of his therapists, he will receive another 30 days of care before being discharged. Also, today is his birthday! Show him some love by donating to his GoFundMe here.

REI partners with West Elm: The two brands have come together to release a collection of glamping-ready outdoor gear. [Fast Company]

A new kind of summer: The pandemic is going to make warm-season activities markedly different this year. A vast survey from Moosejaw paints a picture of how things are likely to change.

The complexities of recycling: The story of what happens to your recycled goods is more nuanced than you may imagine. [Outside Online]

How to protect mountain economies: Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper discusses the inextricable link between the economic wellbeing of mountain towns and the protection of public lands. [Post Independent]

Maine’s new PR push: A new campaign, “Adventure in Maine,” aims to bolster the state’s $3 billion outdoor industry. [Mainebiz]

The Tao of climbing: A new episode of the Women Who Travel podcast features professional climber Nikki Smith discussing what her sport taught her about facing fear. [Conde Nast Traveler]

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When face masks become gear: Companies across the industry have discovered a viable new gear category in PPE, starting with reusable masks.

What defines an outdoor company? For the last two months, Flowfold has produced only face shields. The company's leadership says its perfectly in line with who they are.

One-minute poll: Who makes the best dehydrated backpacking meals?