On September 4, the queer outdoorsman will begin his Run Across Minnesota, promoting diversity in outdoor culture and his Outside Safe Space initiative
Like nature, the outdoor industry needs change, renewal, and adaptation—and disruptors to challenge and supplant the way we do things. Here’s a peek into what’s coming around the bend. Because under the law of evolution, if you don’t adapt, you don’t survive.
Sit in on a video conversation about how independent retailers are coping with the pandemic, new Grassroots Outdoor Alliance tools designed to support retailers and brands, and why pro deals proliferation is killing our local gear shops
OBJ's new parent company has committed itself to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. Entrepreneur, philanthropist, and former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones has joined the board.
Satkiewicz was a gifted athlete, an inspiring and passionate leader, a champion of women, and mentor to many
One of the country's oldest and most important environmental laws faces grave threats. The Winter Wildlands Alliance and the American Alpine Club have joined forces with 18 other groups to bring the fight to the courts.
HydraPak’s RECON is the world’s first bottle made from 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic
Next spring, in collaboration with the group Unlikely Hikers, the Salt Lake City brand will release 20 products aimed at plus-size outdoor enthusiasts, with new marketing efforts to match
"I believe that a run, a climb, a hike, or a day skiing can change your day and change the world"
Inclusion has come a long way, but we still have a long way to go
The marketing veteran joined Merrell's leadership team last week. She's already thinking about big things to come.
An apparel company founder discusses the waste and headache of spec inventory, and why quick-response production is the way of the future
National parks will likely resume operations in coming weeks, but there's more to consider than merely opening the gates
In honor of Earth Day, the brand has released a new collection of unique products
The nonprofit has announced its inaugural class of approved businesses
The beloved 65-year old climber, entrepreneur, and retail expert suffered a stroke yesterday and remains in ICU
Her first month as OIA's executive director has tested her leadership in ways no one could have anticipated. But Lise Aangeenbrug is rising to the challenge.
We need to let go of aspirational content and reflect the reality of our consumers
The brand is partnering with community leaders and activists to make the outdoors a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive space for all
By investing in real estate, adventures, youth, and its fellow retailers, evo founder Bryce Phillips is building a cohesive and complete adventure community
How can the industry help everyone get the gear they need?
True inclusivity takes movement on both sides: people of color developing their leadership skills and outdoor brands giving them the runway
The 57-year-old outdoor industry longtimer died on January 1 after colliding with a tree while skiing at Eldora Mountain
Our oceans are filling up with plastic and everyone is scrambling to build more sustainable businesses. So why do we still rely so heavily on polybags for distributing our products? Let’s unpack the history, the challenges, and the possible solutions to eradicating them. Or at least recycling them.
The father of snowboarding paved the way for the sport's growth, and advocated for the sport's access in resorts and for women in the outdoors
Plus, total tariffs paid by American outdoor businesses on imports from China exceeded $1 billion for the first time ever in one month
The company discovered a way to cure insulation without thermal ovens, the widely used method
Outdoor brands are taking a harder look at inclusivity, but are they factoring age into the equation?
It’s not rocket science: if brands hope to sell to women, they should sponsor female pros
Think your brand is "eco-friendly"? Put it to the test
Outdoor participants are more diverse than ever—but the creative engines that drive the industry are still dominated by men
The school is preserving the outdoor industry's history for decades to come
Co-owner Dana Gleason shares about the brand's official commitment to climbers