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    Heimplanet collaborates with U.S. electric car manufacturer


    California-based Alpha Motor Corporation has just announced a collaboration with German tent brand Heimplanet to jointly develop mobility solutions based on a shared vision of a new culture of mobility - „mobility that resonates with people across generations through fun, modern, and sustainable solutions.” The collaboration is expected ...

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    Dometic acquires Valterra Products


    Dometic, the Swedish brand that just joined the Scandinavian Outdoor Group ( SOG ), has reached an agreement to acquire Valterra Products , a North American provider of service and aftermarket products primarily for the RV (recreational vehicles) industry. The acquisition expands Dometic’s service and aftermarket ...

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    Two new SOG members


    The Scandinavian Outdoor Group ( SOG ) has announced two new members for 2021 with Dometic and Superstainable . Dometic is a Swedish brand offering solutions for mobile living, providing products for recreational vehicles, vans and boats and now expanding into product categories solving the same needs but ...

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    ​REI limits adventure travel to home country


    This summer, U.S.-based retail and outdoor services provider REI plans to fully focus its adventure travel efforts on the United States. The Seattle-based cooperative announced it will cancel all international travel after May 21 and issue full refunds to travelers who booked in advance. REI also said the decision ...

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    Exped offsets CO2 emissions of its mats


    Source: Carbon Tanzania In partnership with the Swiss organization Myclimate, Zurich-based expedition equipment brand Exped offsets all climate-relevant emissions generated during the entire life cycle of its sleeping mats starting in 2021 - from the sourcing of raw materials to production, transport, use, and ...

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    MTB Tourism Congress 2021 more international and digital-only


    “Roots - exploring the trail ahead” - under this title, the organizer, Mountainbike Tourismusforum Deutschland , invites participants to the sixth German Mountain Bike Tourism Congress . This year, due to the Corona pandemic, it will open its doors digitally only from May 4-6. Apart from that, the organizer promises ...

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    Nepalese government plans to reopen Mt. Everest for expeditions


    Almost exactly a year after pulling the plug on alpine tourism on Mount Everest, the Nepalese government plans to reopen the region – and Everest’s summit – to climbers. Nepal relies heavily on tourist dollars and was hit very hard by lockdowns and travel restrictions, leaving local guides and support ...

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    Eurobike still on course for physical event in September


    Messe Friedrichshafen reports that, irrespective of the currently still pending political framework for holding trade shows, there is high interest in the international bike industry for Eurobike 2021 . More than 800 exhibitors have already registered for the 29th edition of the show, which is scheduled to take place ...

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    Travel and leisure show 2021 canceled


    Source: Messe München Despite fully booked halls, loyal exhibitors and partners, and interested visitors, Messe München has canceled 2021, its travel and leisure show that had already been postponed from its original date in February to April 21-25, due to the ongoing Covid-19 ...

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    Free online webinar by Equip with photographer Bernd Ritschel on Feb. 18


    On the occasion of the recent certification of Equip (owner of Rab and Lowe Alpine ) as a carbon-neutral company, as well as the group’s commitment to achieve net zero by 2030, Equip has invited its community to the free online webinar ” Alpengletscher “ (Alpine Glacier) by ...

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    OS Maps launches in Australia, prior to expanding to more countries


    Ordnance Survey (OS) , the national mapping agency for Great Britain, has launched its walking and cycling app, OS Maps , in Australia. It is the first nation outside of Britain to have full access to this service, helping people create their own adventures in the outdoors. OS Maps ...

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    Craft is title sponsor of the Gravel Rally Black Forest


    Swedish functional clothing specialist Craft is the new title sponsor of the Gravel Rally Black Forest , which has been organized since 2018 by Hirsch-Sprung , a travel company based in the Black Forest with a focus on bike tours, for the 2021 season. The 2021 gravel event will ...

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    UYN supports Omar Di Felice in the Himalayas


    UYN ( Unleash Your Nature ) has announced a new partnership with Omar Di Felice , the two-time Italian ultra cycling champion (races 300km) and adventure traveler. In addition to becoming a brand ambassador, Di Felice will collaborate with the company’s R D lab to test UYN products ...

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    Greenstorm Mobility: new majority shareholder, new management


    Greenstorm Mobility , a young Austrian e-mobility company that combines e-mobility with a sharing and second-hand concept, has a new majority shareholder and a new management duo. While a British private equity firm, Bregal Milestone , invested a “double-digit million amount” in 2018, it now gave another unspecified cash injection, ...

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    OSV calls for support for the French outdoor industry


    Outdoor Sports Valley (OSV) , the French trade association dedicated to outdoor sports, urges the French government to support the outdoor industry, which is threatened by the coronavirus crisis and the shutdown of ski resorts specific program. According to OSV, and as reported by , the French outdoor industry ...

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    EU Commission calls for travel within the EU to be “strongly discouraged”


    The European Commission has proposed the European Council to discourage non-essential travel between European Union member states amid high Covid-19 infection rates and concerns about new virus variants while avoiding border closures or blanket prohibitions that would impede the functioning of the internal market and supply chains. ...

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    U.S. start-up Sēkr closes first funding round


    Sēkr , an American, all female-owned start-up and creator of The Vanlife App , an app that provides community connections and outdoor travel resources in one, has closed its first funding round. With a 400-percent increase in camping activities in the U.S. this year (according to The Guardian ), the ...

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    TNF and Gucci take their apparel collaboration to Pokémon Go


    Gear Junkie has reported that, following the initial announcement of a collaboration between The North Face (TNF) and Gucci for a new clothing capsule, the two companies have now tweeted that they plan to bring their joint line to the virtual world of Pokémon Go ...

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    Garmin acquires GEOS Worldwide


    Source: © Garmin Deutschland GmbH Garmin inReach Mini Garmin has acquired GEOS Worldwide , a company based in Montgomery, Texas, that provides emergency monitoring and incident response services, including search and rescue services for skiers, outdoor adventurers and boaters. The terms of the asset ...

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    Who are the winners of the Corona summer?


    The outdoor industry and tourism associations weathered the first Corona summer quite well. Some hiking and biking equipment suppliers were even able to record double-digit growth rates compared to the previous year. However, things are now looking rather bleak for the first few months of the coming year.