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Contents: Departments + Features
6 THE PULSE
The Conservation Alliance sets records with new
grants; Digital Market gives all brands the benefits
of its powerful sales and merchandising platform;
Expedition Reclamation champions historically
underrepresented women in the outdoors.
10 BIG PICTURE
The thrill of being back live and in-person will
help the outdoor industry lead the charge when it
comes to economic recovery in the U.S.
11 RETAIL 101
Take note of these seven hiring-cycle tips to keep
your bench strong and your customers happy.
12 CASE STUDY
The bike boom has left manufacturers and retailers
in the lurch when it comes to meeting the demand
for everything from new rides to tubes and tires.
Here's an inside look at where the industry stands.
ON THE COVER:
Riding during the winter
months along the California
coast is the ideal socially
distanced activity with balmy
weather and beautiful views.
HOW WE MADE IT
The past year has been extremely difficult
to navigate, but some outdoor retailers have
been able to adapt their businesses to survive
the pandemic, service their customers, and
Photos: (clockwise from top) courtesy Tahoe Mountain Sports, Marv Watson, Andrew Kornylak
Inset photo courtesy
Tahoe Mountain Sports
15 THE WEEKLY CHAT
Sexual harassment is a pervasive problem in the
outdoor industry. This organization helps prevent
it and build a better environment in the workplace.
16 THE SUMMER SHOW
Registration for Outdoor Retailer Summer is officially open. Here's everything you need to know
about how to attend and stay safe.
20 BREAD + BUTTER
21 GEAR GALLERY
Peruse pages of new products available now and
coming soon from outdoor brands.
26 HOT PICKS
Hillsound, Nemo, Mountainsmith, and POC
wowed our gear editor with these sizzlers.
30 THE VIEW
Behold the action photography of Marv Watson.
36 FIELD NOTES
Once-maligned Trinidad, Colorado, is embracing
the sustainable promise of gravel cycling.
In the aftermath of a tragedy, Neptune Mountaineering found strong ties in its community.
See Iceland's new volcano-in virtual reality.
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