Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

REI sued over hand sanitizer: A lawsuit filed against the retailer claims that REI falsely marketed an alcohol-free product as a "proven alternative to alcohol sanitizers.” [Law360]

Land auction cancelled: After sustained pressure from climbers and activists, the Bureau of Land Management cancelled plans to auction off 85,000 acres around Moab. [Access Fund]

Grassroots Connect show canceled: It probably comes as no surprise, but Grassroots Outdoor Alliance’s November show in Kansas City has been called off.

TGR launches streaming service: Teton Gravity Research has rolled out a new video platform offering viewers access to all TGR films, original TV series, a live TV stream, original short films, gear reviews, and more.

The world’s toughest race: “The long-awaited return of the Eco-Challenge adventure race, the original reality TV show of the ’90s, happens August 14.” [GearJunkie]

Accessibility crusaders: These women are working tirelessly to make the outdoors more accessible for all. [Condé Nast Traveler]

The parks are packed: It’s still risky to travel, but record numbers of visitors have been entering national parks regardless. The effects—both good and bad—are rippling into nearby communities. [NPR]

Doing away with fur: After a sustained push from animal rights advocates, Paragon Sports in New York City will no longer sell fur products. [PETA]

The last camp: For some mid-week inspiration, enjoy this republished essay about the beauties and sorrows of ending an adventure trip. [Adventure Journal]

The Outdoor Retailer tornado: The infamous OR tornado tore through Salt Lake City 21 years ago this week. [ABC]

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