Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Missing hiker found alive: A 38-year-old woman who went missing in Zion National Park almost two weeks ago was discovered alive over the weekend. [CNN]

Climate change and the election: Follow this comprehensive guide to understand the major climate questions at stake in November’s election. [The New York Times]

Camber’s new board leadership: Camber Outdoors has announced its 2021 board co-presidents, Michelle Wardian and Reggie Miller.

Wildfires get worse: Fires near Boulder, Colorado, have intensified. Experts say they're a sign of things to come. [Colorado Public Radio]

Cycling show postponed: CABDA has postponed its inaugural Industry Summit, originally scheduled for November in Florida, to 2021. The group will hold a virtual trade event in mid-February. [BRAIN]

Payment plans for outdoor gear: Backcountry.com has partnered with a company offering a “buy now, pay later” option for outdoor equipment.

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Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web Suspicious story: Doubts have arisen surrounding the survival story of a woman who was rescued from Zion National Park last week. [The Independent] Vintage gear stash: This Brooklyn couple is running a retro gear shop out ...read more

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Industry Buzz: Subscriptions for shoes, hikers trash the Appalachian Trail, an eye-opening U.S. climate map, outdoor companies acquire gun brands

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web A new way to sell shoes: The Swiss footwear company On Running is trying out a new business model for the shoe industry, borrowed from Silicon Valley—subscription memberships. [Outside Online] Respecting the Appalachian ...read more

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Industry Buzz: Emily Harrington's climbing record misreported, what backpacking lost in the CA wildfires, new Black Diamond location, a film premier to put on your calendar

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web An error in the press: News outlets around the world misreported Emily Harrington's El Cap record last week, incorrectly stating that she was the first woman to free climb the iconic big wall in less than 24 hours. In ...read more

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Industry Buzz: Patagonia hides political message on clothing tags, body recovered in Colorado, ski ticket changes, Jeremy Jones, outdoor voters

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web Vote the assholes out: Patagonia hid a provocative message on the back of some clothing tags this season. People just recently noticed, and the revelation is now making waves on the internet. [BACKPACKER] Body recovered in ...read more

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Industry Buzz: REI anticipates shopping changes, preventing sexual assault outdoors, public lands funding deadline, bring back the CCC, Paddling Life gets a rebrand

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web REI braces for changes: The retailer is anticipating big shifts in how customers spend their dollars this winter and holiday season. [KHQ] The duty of the bystander: An examination of the ways men are responsible, as ...read more

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Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web Taking the edge off a stressful day: As you anxiously await the results of the election, consider turning off the news for a little while and clearing your mind with this livestream of polar bears. It might do you good. ...read more

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Industry Buzz: Columbia share price plummets, Trump opens public lands for logging, the pandemic threatens New England skiing, how to build ethical corporations

Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web Columbia struggles: The brands’ share price plummeted 16 percent this week. [The Oregonian] New public land threat: The Trump administration has opened Tongass National Forest to logging. [Adventure Journal] Covid vs. the ...read more

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Industry Buzz: Ski resorts consider opening, large-scale climate advocacy, how to navigate virtual trade shows, an inflatable bike

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