Frederick Reimers

Frederick Reimers

Frederick Reimers is a former editor at Paddler and Canoe & Kayak magazines.

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He Upended the Outdoor Recreation Industry. What's Next?

Luis Benitez became the face of government’s interest in the outdoor recreation industry, one that’s larger than both the auto and oil and gas exploration industries. He sat down with 'Outside' to discuss the industry’s expanding role in politics and his own future.

Frederick Reimers
Mar 8, 2019

The Outside Guide to the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park is turning 100 in 2019. Here's how to make the most out of a visit, from hiking to boating to biking to camping and so much more.

Frederick Reimers
Dec 4, 2018

The Utah Town That Actually Wants a Monument

Now that the mines have closed, the small towns of Emery County, Utah, are dreaming up an ambitious plan: A veritable outdoor playground with a new monument and more than half a million acres of designated wilderness. Can this scheme convince other towns to transition from extraction to recreation?

Frederick Reimers
Jul 9, 2018

Backcountry.com Launches Its Own Gear Line

Twenty-two years after its founding, the e-retailer will start making in-house outdoor apparel and gear, as well as collaborating with a few select brands, like Flylow and Black Diamond, on co-branded product

Frederick Reimers
Mar 29, 2018

14 National Monuments You Should Visit Now

While political and legal battles rage over the future of our national monuments, one of the most important things you can do is go see them—and then share your experiences widely. Here are some of our favorite adventures. 

Frederick Reimers
Mar 9, 2018