Industry Buzz: Columbia, Farm To Feet, Ross Reels, Purist, mountain-climbing record, and outdoor product design graduates

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Purist 10oz tumbler

Purist is one of Outdoor Industry Association's newest members.

  • Utah State University is sending off its first graduates of the Outdoor Product Design and Development program created in 2015. The celebration begins April 12, when they'll present their senior portfolios and final projects.
Proceeds from this special Farm To Feet sock go to The Conservation Alliance.

Proceeds from this special Farm To Feet sock go to The Conservation Alliance.

  • A man from Nepal has set out to climb the world's 14 highest mountains in seven months, breaking the current record of seven years. First on his list is Everest.
  • Ken Meidell has joined the team as the first CEO of Outerbike. Meidell most recently served as CEO for Dakine, and has over 15 years of experience in executive roles at Outdoor Research and Cascade Designs.

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