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Industry News

News and information from the winter outdoor community


January 6, 2023

Local community and outdoor industry invited to join festivities, supported by IKON Pass, Visit Salt Lake, Uinta Brewing, Black Diamond, KÜHL, Stanley and Thread SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – (January 6, 2023) – Celebrating the return of Outdoor Retailer to Salt Lake City and County, Outdoor Retailer is hosting a Homecoming Block Party and inviting […]

LÉ BENT Earns Two ISPO Awards in 2022 for Innovative New Products

December 22, 2022

Partnerships with Nuyarn and pro skiers fuel inventive products for Fall/Winter 2023 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (December 22, 2022) – LÉ BENT, makers of next-to-skin performance apparel, is proud to announce two ISPO 2022 awards for innovative new products, hitting the shelves in fall 2023. Partnerships with Nuyarn and pro skiers, Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad, fuel […]

Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator Returns For a Fourth Year

December 8, 2022

Alongside the ICELab at Western, Moosejaw Continues to Drive Innovation in the Outdoors GUNNISON, COLO (December 5, 2022) – Building off of three successful years, the Moosejaw Outdoor Accelerator (MOA) returns for a fourth year to continue helping founders in the outdoor industry grow their companies and turn their visions into reality. More than 150 […]

Help Adopt Clean Cars II In 2023!

December 5, 2022

Colorado Businesses: Help Adopt Clean Cars II In 2023! We want to make you aware of an important piece of climate legislation currently being considered in Colorado, and ask for your assistance to help get it across the goal line. Advanced Clean Cars II (ACC II) is a proposed policy that states can start adopting […]

20,000 Attendees Descend on Hynes Convention Center in Boston for Inaugural Snowbound Expo

December 2, 2022

BOSTON (December 1, 2022) — Raccoon Media Group is pleased to announce that final numbers indicate 19,661 snowsports enthusiasts gathered for the first edition of Snowbound Expo in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center (November 18-20, 2022), immersing themselves in the best that the New England mountains have to offer. The show was the first […]


December 2, 2022

Winter 2022/23 (December 1, 2022) – From skin track to boot pack to summit ascents, the new Summit MIPS snow helmet is designed to go light and go far across a variety of mountaineering endeavors. Informed and inspired by Smith athletes Cody Townsend and Hadley Hammer, the hybrid shell construction blends a durable exterior with […]

What Happened At COP27?

December 1, 2022

Happy December, winter is here! The last couple of weeks have been very busy on the climate front, so first, I thought I’d provide a quick recap of COP27, the annual global climate conference that took place in Egypt in November. As you may remember, back in 2015 at COP21, 196 countries signed The Paris Agreement, […]

Blizzard Tecnica Announces

November 29, 2022

2023 W2W Hilaree Nelson Education Scholarship The program aims to empower women through their passion for mountain sports. West Lebanon, NH (November 29, 2021) – Blizzard Tecnica is proud to announce the third annual scholarship for women looking to advance their education in snowsports, updated with a new name – the W2W Hilaree Nelson Education […]

These 10 game-changing innovations are set to reform the sports and outdoor industry

November 28, 2022

The Woolmark Company and Salomon have announced the winners and 10 innovative finalists’ concepts for the Woolmark Performance Challenge 2022 – the world-leading innovation and ideas incubation program for the sports and performance market. Delivering bold, game-changing innovations that seek to reinvent head-to-toe running uniforms, including sweat-activated cooling technologies to auxetic mycelium fabrics, bacterial bio batteries, thermo- chromic […]

Scott Lenhardt: Artistic Contributions to Burton Snowboards, 1994 – Present at Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum

November 22, 2022

STOWE, VT (November 21, 2022) Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum’s newest exhibit “Scott Lenhardt: Artistic Contributions to Burton Snowboards, 1994 – Present”, will open December 2nd with an opening party. West Rupert artist and Vermont native, Scott Lenhardt has created over 55 graphics for Burton Snowboards. Lenhardt did his first graphic for Burton in 1995 while […]