Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web'

Goals for gear inclusivity: Women’s gear has come a long way since its earliest days, but we still have a long way to go to make it fully inclusive. [Condé Nast Traveler]

Improving safety on Everest: A new piece of equipment promises to drastically reduce the chances of dying while summiting Everest. [Outside Online]

Trump backs down on nominee: “Amid pressure from Democrats and some Republicans, the Trump administration is planning to withdraw its controversial nominee to head the federal Bureau of Land Management.” [NPR]

Don’t throw out your gaiter: A headline-grabbing new study claimed that using neck gaiters as face masks might do more harm than good. The real story is more complicated. [The New York Times]

Next REVEAL conference announced: The third round of the popular outdoor digital media conference has been set for October 6. 

The best of SNEWS: Top stories we've published recently

Making the outdoors safer for all: Activist Mikah Meyer's upcoming "Run Across Minnesota" will promote diversity in outdoor culture.

SNEWS opens anonymous tip line: If you have a piece of sensitive, urgent news to share with our editors, please submit it here.