Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web'
Ski season contingency plans: The town council of Breckenridge, Colorado, met this week to discuss ways to entice winter tourists that don’t involve skiing, in case the pandemic shuts down resorts again. [Summit Daily]
Yes, the GAOA is a huge win: In the weeks since the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act, some commentators have tried to downplay its importance. The state director for Environment Colorado argues against their skepticism. [The Colorado Sun]
The good fight: These organizations are working tirelessly to help youth of color enjoy the outdoors safely, despite the hardships of the pandemic. [Grist]
RAB and Lowe Alpine’s online partnership: As of yesterday, Lowe Alpine products are now available on the Rab website, a brand crossover meant to inspire “innovative and complementary product solutions.”
Watersports merger: Mustang Survival and Marine Technologies International, producers of personal flotation devices and other paddlesports equipment, have come together to merge two sets of outdoor expertise. [GearJunkie]