Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web
Back from the brink of death: A hiker rescued from Mount Rainier this month was put on life support when his heart stopped. Now he’s made a full recovery.
The case for a new CCC: A new Civilian Climate Corps could provide jobs for young people in a greening America. [Adventure Journal]
Analyzing outdoor recreation spending: A close look at the specifics of where consumer dollars go in the outdoor economy. [Pale Morning Media]
An outdoor store closes: North Carolina-based Frugal Backpacker will close one of its locations in Asheville’s Westgate Shopping Center. [Citizen Time]
Vermont Outdoor Business Alliance update: Drew Simmons of Pale Morning Media has been appointed to the role of board chair.
Inclusion in the outdoors: Today is National Hike Day. Before celebrating with a stroll outside, take a moment to remember that the outdoors aren’t equally accessible to everyone, and that we still have a lot of work to do before outdoor spaces are truly welcoming for all.
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A hard goodbye: After 32 years, Townsend Bertram & Company is closing its doors with love and gratitude for its community.
Survey results: We've gathered the responses to our 2020 SNEWS Retailer Survey and the first round of data is ready to check out. Take a look at how sales volume has changed for retailers in the past few years.
Trump undercuts conservation, again: The outgoing administration is already working to hinder the Great American Outdoors Act.