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- Instagram post of the week: Pattie Gonia and Alex Honnold paired up for an absolutely perfect dance. Honnold's girlfriend, Sonni McCandless is a co-founder of Outwild, which featured Pattie as one of its speakers this weekend.
- Rad women: For the first time in the park's 147 years, Yellowstone National Park's chief ranger will be a woman. Sarah Davis is a 20-year National Park Service veteran.
- E-bikes in National Parks: Bryce Canyon, Glacier, Grand Teton, Yellowstone, Acadia, Arches, and Canyonlands National Parks, as well as Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments, gave the OK on expanding access for motorized bikes. Here's how each park is handling the new directive from the Department of the Interior.
- Climate week: The outdoor industry attended strikes across the country last week during the Global Climate Strike.
- State by state BEA report: Snow sports added $176 million to Vermont's economy in 2017—the most out of any outdoor sport. View more state analysis in the Bureau of Economic Analysis' most recent report on the outdoor recreation economy.
- YETI is opening another store: The 4,900-square-foot store is located in Chicago. “With its strong active outdoor community, combined with passion for food and music, Chicago is the ideal location for our latest store,” said Matt Reintjes, president and CEO of YETI. “We’re thrilled to expand into this great city and are eager to show Chicagoans all that YETI has to offer.” Take a photographic tour of the store.
- HEAD/Tyrolia promoted Cameron Smith to the position of U.S. Competition and Team Manager. In his expanded role, Smith will manage all athlete relations, sponsorships, and racing products for HEAD/Tyrolia, USA.
- Cool job of the day: The California Outdoor Recreation Partnership is hiring a membership coordinator.