Industry News

News and information from the winter outdoor community

Quick Lap with Martin Balgach, National Sales Manager, ECOXGEAR

February 4, 2021

Tell us about the history of ECOXGEAR. Thanks for asking! ECOXGEAR has been engineering and selling rugged, waterproof Bluetooth speakers and accessories for 15 years. Our brand is proven, rough and tough, and tuned for outdoor adventures. We have deep roots in Paddlesports, Outdoor, Hike/Camp, and Active Lifestyle, and are psyched for this new reach […]

Winter Wildlands Alliance Launches “Ski Kind” Campaign to Promote Backcountry Responsibility

February 3, 2021

The Ski Kind Backcountry Responsibility Code is for everyone recreating outside this winter, promoting responsible recreation and tips for keeping the backcountry open, accessible, inclusive and protected. Boise, ID (For immediate release) — Winter Wildlands Alliance is proud to introduce the Ski Kind Backcountry Responsibility Code, a set of guidelines to promote responsible winter recreation […]

Titus Adventure Company Announces CAIC As Latest Adventure With Impact Giving Back Partner

February 2, 2021

As part of its ongoing Adventure with Impact series of projects, TAC adventure vehicle rentals announces a give-back program with the crucial Colorado Avalanche Information Center. Denver, Colo. (For Immediate Release): As part of its ongoing Adventure With Impact series and one of the ways it is giving back to its customers, the community, and the […]

686 Joins the Outdoor Sales Surge

February 1, 2021

It’s not just snowshoe and backcountry brands that are having a good season. We talked to Mike West and Jono Zacharias about adjustments 686 made after the pandemic struck, how sell through is going this snow season, and how pre-book orders for next season are shaping up. In partnership with Shop-Eat-Surf By Tiffany Montgomery | […]

Mammut And POWDR Partner For Uniform Upgrade

February 1, 2021

Premiere mountain safety brand kits out POWDR resorts’ employees (Williston, VT) Feb 1, 2021 – Mammut has announced the roll-out of their partnership with POWDR. The leading Swiss-born premium outdoors brand has proven itself as the snow professionals’ uniform and gear of choice, and will be POWDR’s official winter uniform partner beginning this 2020/21 season. […]

Inclusion Training – Session 19 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.3

January 28, 2021

January 28, 2021 Hi SIA members, I sincerely hope that you are enjoying your inclusive journey! At this stage, we are now exploring steps to accomplish our quarterly focus and to achieve our strategic inclusive goal. The first couple of action research cycles should be exploratory, then proceed to be more narrow in scope. As […]

Nordica Launches New Innovative Speedmachine 3 Ski Boots and Women’s Wild Belle All-Mountain Ski Collection

January 21, 2021

WEST LEBANON, N.H. – Jan. 21, 2021 – Ever optimistic and bullish on skiing, Nordica USA today announced it is adding completely re-designed models to its Speedmachine family of skis boots, which will be designated Speedmachine 3, and a line of all-mountain women’s skis called the Wild Belle collection. “The enthusiasm people have for getting […]

Blizzard Strengthens Front-Side Offering with the Addition of a New Carving Series

January 21, 2021

When the day calls for slicing half-moons on hardback, the Thunderbird/Phoenix delivers a balance of on-edge performance with approachability. WEST LEBANON, NH (JAN 21, 2020) – Blizzard is proud to introduce an all-new collection of frontside carving skis designed to provide skiers with the ability to rip groomers without the demands that come from high-performance […]

Tecnica Footwear Expands Winter Offering with the Addition of a Modern Apres Boot and a Go-Anywhere Hiker

January 21, 2021

The leader in high-performance footwear applies their technical expertise to new styles, for living an active outdoor life on and off the mountain. WEST LEBANON, NH (January 21, 2021) – Tecnica Group, the Italian-based manufacturer of technical outdoor footwear and ski boots, welcomes two new styles to its Fall-Winter21 collection of cold-weather boots, expanding their […]

Inclusion Training – Session 18 with Dr. Gerilyn Davis: Action Research Cycles 5.2

January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021 Hello All, Once again, SIA members, it is always a pleasure to have you! I want to reiterate the importance of continuing to takes steps on your inclusive journey. When it comes to taking action, often, we want to be clear on our vision, and most importantly, we want to ensure that […]