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State of Vermont Announces Relocation to Denver

Published on August 16, 2018 By kelly simmons

The move follows North Face parent company and Outdoor Retailer show to Mile High City. Ending months of speculation, Vermont today announced plans to relocate the entire state to Denver, Colorado. Citing desires to be closer to the capital of the outdoor industry, to the heartbeat of the outdoor recreation economy, and to Sancho’s Broken […]

Biggest Ski Resort Expansion In 15 Years Hits East Coast

Published on August 8, 2018 By kelly simmons

Like many skiers who grew up in New York City, I spent some formative years on the slopes at Hunter Mountain. While not as big as the Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine resorts that dominate eastern skiing, Hunter has the golden rule of real estate going for it: location, location and location. At under two and […]

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance announces nominees for 2018 awards

Published on May 24, 2018 By kelly simmons

Grassroots’ coveted awards recognize the great work of outdoor retailers and vendors   A Grassroots Outdoor Alliance award is a very big deal. The group, which is a consortium of 64 independent outdoor specialty retailers and 68 vendor partners, represents the best of specialty retail. The awards, which will be given out on June 13, 2018 on […]