These companies are bringing more representation to the industry—and making great gear in the process
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National Geographic is set to publish outdoor journalist James Edward Mills’ second book, "Unhidden," which examines the historical connections Black people have to areas managed by the National Park Service
A stroke of good luck saved Slim Pickins Outfitters from closing during the pandemic. Now, the owners are using the new interest in their shop to help people of color find autonomy, ownership, and space in the outdoors.
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Mountaineer Andrew Alexander King discusses how he challenges outdoor brands to do better when it comes to athlete ambassadorships
When Breanne Acio and her wife fell in love with the camper van life, they immediately ran into barriers: loneliness and a lack of practical resources
Marinel de Jesus of Brown Gal Trekker discusses how the outdoor industry has an obligation to take a stance against Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) hate
A limited budget doesn’t have to get in the way of successfully marketing your outdoor business
Ali Carr launched a jobs board on Facebook four years ago. Today, it’s the go-to hub for 22,000 people who work in and seek to work in the outdoor industry.
Want a healthier business? Take a cue from Cotopaxi and Title Nine: elevate more women.
Raquel Vélez turned a series of demeaning experiences in outdoor retail shops into Alpine Parrot, a brand committed to creating outdoor apparel for plus-size women
Combatting racism and practicing allyship in the outdoor industry requires tangible action. Here's how to get started.
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As RV rentals and purchases continue to skyrocket, these three startups are going beyond the basic rental scheme to be more on demand, millennial focused, and remote-work-friendly
We all know outdoor companies are way too white. But the numbers don’t lie: Data shows that by diversifying leadership and workforce, they stand to become more profitable