Industry headlines: Intriguing reads from around the web

Plan for a different kind of ski season: What will the winter season look like for skiers and snowboarders? Here are some of the changes to expect. [The New York Times]

Skiing returns to its roots: In another take on the issue, one writer argues that the pandemic will help restore some of the gritty, low-budget charm that defined ski culture decades ago. [Outside Online]

Outdoor Research has a new leader: The company recently announced that Roger Barton will take over as president.

Hunting groups supporting conservation: Thirteen hook and bullet groups have petitioned Pennsylvania’s state government to maintain the conservation funding that makes outdoor recreation possible. [NorthCentralPA.com]

100 years of outdoor catalogs: Utah State University has built a massive archive of outdoor industry product literature that goes back a century. A new interview with the collection’s curator, highlights the importance of the effort. [Hypebeast]

Lifetime access to parks: A new bill that would grant free lifetime national parks access to wounded veterans is poised to become law. [USA Today]

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