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Climbing The Seven Summits Everest 2018 Blog: …Second Rotation.. Camp 2…

…Second Rotation.. Camp 2… May 2, 2018  |In Everest |By CTSS Team Photo: Khumbu Icefall - Mount Everest - 2018 The team made their way to Camp 1 yesterday morning, beginning their final acclimatization rotation before returning to base camp to rest in anticipation of the summit. The morning was cold and windy and the night was punctuated by small rockfalls and avalanches off Lintgren and Lo La, not in danger of the route. Soon temps warmed as the crew reached C1 and the sun hit camp. Everyone made impressive time though the ice fall which bodes well for their stated goal of tagging camp 3 on this rotation. Click HERE to read the full blog on

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SNEWS: Founded on obsession: 12 startups that could be outdoor’s next legacy brands

Founded on obsession: 12 startups that could be outdoor’s next legacy brands Startups fueled by passion keep the outdoor industry moving forward. Meet a few launched by industry vets, core users, and garage inventors. by: Olivia Dwyer Feb 6, 2018 We all know the outdoor industry’s legacy brands: Patagonia, The North Face, Arc’teryx, Black Diamond. But where are the fresh-faced newcomers destined to become titans? First, why startups matter: “Innovation and industry progression come from the group, not a handful of companies,” says Drew Simmons, founder of PR agency Pale Morning Media. “Even the best company with the largest R&D budget can’t match the innovation from hundreds of brands with small budgets.” Meaning startups fueled by a connection to the...

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