Outdoor USA Magazine Announces the 2012 Outdoor Industry Awards Winners

Store owners, managers and buyers from over 100 outdoor retail businesses representing more than 400 retail doors voted on the most innovative and engaging marketing campaigns in this year’s Outdoor Industry Awards presented by Outdoor USA Magazine.

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Outdoor Retailer Winter and Summer Market Tradeshows to Remain in Salt Lake City Through 2016

Outdoor Retailer (OR) organizers, backed by the unanimous support of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) board of directors, has decided that the Winter and Summer Market tradeshows will continue at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah … Continue reading

Strong Turnout for Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing for Winter Trails Day 2013

The 18th annual Winter Trails Day experienced a very strong turnout at many locations this month. With good snow conditions in many areas of the country and a greater consumer interest in low impact exercise, final numbers are trending above … Continue reading

SIA Collaborates with K.I.D.S. to Collect Winter Clothes for Children Affected by Hurricane

SnowSports Industries America (SIA) is organizing children’s winter apparel donations for the New York City-based charity Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) to help children in New Jersey and New York still suffering from the storm’s impact three months later.

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2013 Special Olympics Team USA Snowshoers Head to Korea for 10th World Winter Games

The Winter Games, being held January 29th through February 5th, will feature 151 USA athletes competing against other Special Olympics athletes from around the world.  Team USA will compete in Alpine Skiing Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding, Speed Skating, Figure Skating, … Continue reading

Snowshoeing and Cross-Country Skiing Helps Burn Extra Calories During Holidays

Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are two great options for warding off unwanted weight gain during the over-indulgent holiday season. In fact, getting out in the winter months on snowshoes or cross-country skis are both great activities for burning up hundreds … Continue reading

Winter Storms Envelop Colorado Ski Country

Impressive weekend snowfall accumulated throughout the state, giving Colorado Ski Country resorts plenty of fresh powder with which to greet eager skiers and snowboarders. After the previous weeks’ storm, and with yet another one anticipated later during this week, winter … Continue reading

Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

The first race of the “Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition” is less than one month away.

The first race of the series is on January 6, 2013 at Creekside Park. Sign up for the 5k or 10k runs this … Continue reading

SIA Consumer Website Snowlink.com Gets Make-Over, Adds Fresh Content for 2012/13 Season

SnowSports Industries America (SIA)’s consumer website Snowlink.com,which re-launched this week, arrived just in time for the 2012/2013 Winter Season.  The site features a fresh look with a new logo, bluebird skies and dynamic easy-to-use homepage. Snowlink visitors will … Continue reading

Win a Trip to Taos While Helping Wild Earth Llama Adventures Rescue Unwanted Llamas

Wild Earth Llama Adventures in Taos, New Mexico is giving abandoned, abused and neglected llamas a second chance while, at the same time, giving one lucky couple a chance to win a five-day, four night vacation package to Taos, New … Continue reading

Kootenay Rockies: Buckle-up for a Snowshoe Safari in Fernie

For winter snowshoe tours that crunch through the wild, slide into your boot straps and head out with the pros at Wild Nature Tours. Leading intrepid adventurers into BC’s picture-pretty Kootenay Rockies, these folks are all about the journey — … Continue reading

Report: Tough Times for U.S. Winter Tourism Industry if Climate Change Goes Unaddressed

A new economic analysis details how the $12.2 billion winter tourism industry spread out across 38 states has experienced an estimated $1 billion loss and up to 27,000 fewer jobs over the last decade due to diminished snow fall patterns … Continue reading