Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web'

Honoring Mark Satkiewicz: Smartwool and SBT GRVL have partnered to host a month-long cycling event to raise money for the Mark Satkiewicz Memorial Fund.

Dealing with race on the slopes: Among all skiing participants, 88 percent are white. It’s time to examine that fact more closely. [Powder]

REI announces grant partners: The Co-op has released its 2020 grant list, which includes more than 400 nonprofits to receive funds in excess of $6 million.

Vail Resorts supports youth of color: The CEO of Vail Resorts, Rob Katz, and his wife, Elana Amsterdam, announced the recipients of a $1.5 million donation to support DEI-focused youth organizations across the country.

Insurance for adventurers: A Virginia-based startup offering on-demand accident insurance to outdoor enthusiasts has expanded its service to 32 states in just a few months. [Richmond BizSense]

Portland focuses on inclusion: Parks officials and advocates in Portland, Oregon, are finding ways to make the outdoors more accessible for people of color. [Street Roots]

Pence criticized: The Coalition To Protect America's National Parks criticized the vice president for using Fort McHenry—a national monument—as the backdrop for a political speech. [National Parks Traveler]

National parks free entry: To celebrate the 104th birthday of the National Park Service, entrance fees to all parks will be waived tomorrow. [Time Out]

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