Stio will open retail stores in Boston, Lake Tahoe, and Bozeman in 2023

Most OBJ Index stocks continue an upward trend as 2022 enters the holiday season and comes to a close

Last year Park City ski patrollers unionized. Now it’s the lifties’ and electricians’ turn.

New changes to the Palisades Tahoe trail map better reflect the difficulty of the terrain

Rab reveals new product labels to fight greenwashing, challenging other outdoor companies to follow suit

Colleges across the U.S. are now offering degrees in subjects like gear innovation, guiding, and outdoor-business management. Here’s where to find them.

Previously available only to staff who worked a minimum of 20 hours per week, the co-op’s medical benefits will now be extended to everyone

The new Evo Membership earns customers discounts on gear and adventure travel

Finally, some good news. Most of the companies on our list showed a range of comfortable gains.

To help make the ski industry greener, the company is releasing trade secrets to anyone who wants them

Twenty-five years after its founding, Backbone Media has ascended to a level of remarkable influence in the outdoor industry. How did it do it?

With some questioning the value of trade shows in the digital age, one is trying out a new model

Crime has forced the company to shutter one retail location

The collaboration will run through the 2026 Winter Olympics

First Ascent Instant Coffee was recently chosen for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 Mission

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Share prices at outdoor companies fell across the board last month, as did all U.S. indices

Janice Tennant was honored with the annual accolade

The parent company of Merrell, Saucony, and Chaco is accused of disposing “forever chemicals” in northern Michigan decades ago, contaminating groundwater

Durston Gear, beloved by ultralight hikers, is finally overcoming its inventory woes

The Dick’s Sporting Goods spinoff is expanding fast

The company’s new CleanCloud process might help turn factory emissions into running shoes

The product line aims to make the country’s largest outdoor retailer more inclusive

Will the iPhone eventually do to personal locator beacons what it did to digital cameras?

Colorado Teardrops has completed a prototype of its upcoming EV-specific adventure trailer

Lack of snow and resources have shuttered Sandia Peak Ski Area for another year

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Despite some gains, the picture wasn't great in August

Lagging sales of Vans in China likely contributed to the decision

An unflinching LinkedIn admission led to an outpouring of support for the founder of one apparel company

Employees at the Berkeley, California, location voted in favor of unionization this week

For the footwear startup Erem, the choice to crowdfund its newest offering was a calculated risk. It paid off.

WNC Outdoor Collective, a retailer in Black Mountain, North Carolina, needs to raise $500,000 to expand

The OBJ Outdoor Index is showing a modest upward trend. July was encouraging, but there's no knowing whether the gains will last.

There were lots of exciting goodies at the show this year. Here are some of our favorites.

Lise Aangeenbrug, who announced her departure from Outdoor Industry Association last week, will join the National Park Foundation as chief program officer

The official announcement and more details to come next week

The second annual run of the invitational trade show is in the books

The hardgoods-only trade show in Park City, Utah, is back

The company is accused of not honoring its lifetime warranty on a brand of socks

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards has accused Patagonia of violating a city law that requires employers to publish work schedules a minimum of two weeks in advance

The Tahoe City location joins Evo’s Salt Lake City and Whistler locations in its lineup of adventure hotels

Vehicle-supported adventuring—sometimes called "fauxverlanding" or "overlanding light"—is introducing a new cohort of consumers to the outdoors

The Seattle brand has become the first to release a full ski apparel kit—including shells, pants, bibs, base layers, gloves, and more—up to size 3X

The company has launched a new marketing campaign, “Same is Boring,” to showcase the Merrell Test Lab and cast the company in a more innovative light

The value shed from outdoor-focused securities, though painful, wasn't as great as the broader market's downturn last month

The motocross and mountain biking gear company is to become the 40th brand under the Vista Outdoor banner

Salt + Snow aims to help people—mothers specifically—find quality outdoor gear

A recent name change is part of the co-op’s strategy to increase its guided-tour business to 3 million customers annually

The plant-based dog treats are the first products released by the company’s Trailblazers Incubator

The nonprofit’s former CDO takes the helm to help bring diversity, equality, and inclusion into outdoor industry workspaces

Known for its stylish carry-on luggage, Away joins other brands seeking a slice of the growing outdoor market as travel trends continue to shift

If successful, the California location would join REI Manhattan as the co-op’s only two unionized stores

Matador Travel Equipment is coming out of the pandemic stronger as its market shifts from travel to outdoor rec

After turning down large acquisition offers in the past, Clif has now signed a deal to sell to the owner of Oreo, Toblerone, and other international snack brands