Category Archives: Outdoor News

“Swiss Machine” Ueli Steck Dies in First Everest Death of Season

More than a thousand comments poured onto Ueli Steck’s Facebook page this morning as news of his death on Mt Everest spread. The 41-year-old “Swiss Machine”, as he was known throughout the mountaineering community, was reported killed in a climbing accident near Camp II on Mt Everest Sunday morning. The death has been confirmed. Six rescuers discovered Ueli Steck’s body near […]

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Peak Design’s Give A Shot Connects Photographers and Environmental Non-Profits

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Peak Design, makers of essential carry equipment and camera accessories, launches Give A Shot to further environmental causes. The new website connects photographers and videographers with environmental non-profits in need of visual content. Taking Applications Currently accepting applications from non-profits associated with Peak Design partners, 1% For The Planet, and The Conservation Alliance, Peak Design hopes Give A Shot will bridge a […]

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Amer Sports Acquires Armada Skis

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Add another feather in Amer Sports Corp‘s cap. The Ogden-based company spent approximately $4.1 million to integrate Park City’s Armada Skis. The new addition joins the cadre of sports brands that includes Salomon, Atomic, Arc’teryx and Suunto. Armada, which according to the news release brings in approximately $10 million in annual net sales, will remain in Park City, building skis and products […]

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