China tariffs are translating into higher prices, strategic shifts for the outdoor industry. But “it’s not something you can do overnight.”
The Colorado makers of Dynafit ski boots, Hestra gloves, Flylow Gear fishing gear and more share their approach to the U.S-China trade war
Nathan Fey, director of Colorado’s outdoor recreation office, ferries river conservation and rural economic development skills into his new jobBy Jason Blevins Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s snowpack delivered an epic ski season. Now it’s rafters’ turn — even if they’re a little nervousBy Dan England Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Westerners cannot afford 2 more years of “energy dominance” — our leaders must protect public landsBy Layne Rigney Opinion
Opinion: Wild places in Colorado need and deserve more protection Westerners, public lands, and the leaders who listenBy Christa Nenaber Opinion
Colorado’s first-in-the-nation outdoor MBA program is hitting its stride just as the industry needs it to
When Western Colorado University took the leap in 2018, it hoped to register six students — maybe even 10 — to the outdoor MBA program. They enlisted 23.
Women continue to scale outdoor-industry mountains. And they’re giving others a hand on their way up
Decades of work has put women in corner offices and board seats. They say now it's time to make the outdoor recreation club a little less white
Flexing new political muscle, the outdoor industry unites for a historic push against climate change
In Denver, an alliance of ski and outdoor organizations resolves to tackle “the most pressing environmental issue of our time”
Aspen innovator Klaus Obermeyer, still skiing at age 99, celebrated at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show kickoff
“Problems in our lives are the teachers," Obermeyer said.
Ouray’s iconic ice park has a plan for its future that could be a blueprint for other troubled Western wonders
Ouray Ice Park to remain volunteer-managed under new plan after a thorny proposal to shift management to the city. Fees for groups could become a model for pay-to-play in popular recreation areas.
Angela Hawse takes helm of American Mountain Guides Association board as group leans on women to foster change in guiding culture
“We are at the forefront and it’s a really exciting time for us to rattle some cages and bring more awareness to issues,” she says.
Pitkin County approves segment of Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail with promise of decades more scrutiny
“This is a really long process ... but this is just the beginning," said Gary Tennenbaum, the head of Pitkin County Open Space and Trails