September 11, 2020: Outdoor Industry News - SNEWS

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Climbing chalk is safe: A new study suggests powdered climbing chalk is unlikely to transmit the coronavirus. [Climbing]

Patagonia’s new film: Don’t miss “Public Trust,” premiering September 25, about the ongoing battle for America’s public lands.

Hiker dies in Joshua Tree: A 20-year-old man died after hiking through the California national park in 120-degree heat. [New York Post]

TGR’s newest shop: Teton Gravity Research has opened its newest retail concept in Killington, Vermont.

New public lands leader: The National Park Foundation has hired LaTresse Snead as chief program officer to oversee the expansion of programs supporting women's history, African-American history, Latinx history, sustainability, and wildlife conservation.

Advice from a legend: These 17 quotes from Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard are full of wit and wisdom. [Adventure Journal]

Oboz expands team: The Montana-based footwear brand has announced several key hires that promise to drive the business forward.

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Optimistic data: A new study from the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable suggests the industry is surviving the pandemic and heading in the right direction.

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