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 reality, that honor belongs to Lynn Hill, who did it in 1993. Harrington was the first woman to free climb Golden Gate—a specific route on El Cap—in less than a day. [Outside Online]
The effect of the fires: An examination of what the backpacking community lost in California’s historic wildfires this year. [BACKPACKER]
A secretive gear company’s plans: An undisclosed gear manufacturer that has been “a leader in the industry throughout its 50-year existence” might move operations (and 150 jobs) to Cody, Wyoming, city officials say. [Wyoming Business Report]
A film premier to put on your calendar: “Forever is Now,” a documentary about Zion National Park’s keepers and caretakers, will premier at the digital version of the Vancouver International Mountain Film Fest on November 20.
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