+++ The Weinel Group, the parent company of Pennsylvania-based search and rescue equipment maker Rock-N-Rescue, acquired the Omega Pacific brand and associated trademarks in June, reviving one of the original rescue and climbing equipment brands that ceased operations in Washington state in 2020 after 38 years in business

+++ Compass Diversified (CoDi), the owner of several brands including Boa Technology, 5.11, Velocity Outdoor and most recently PrimLoft, announced that its majority-owned subsidiary Compass AC Holdings has terminated a previously announced agreement and plan of merger, dated Oct. 13, 2021, under which Advanced Circuits was to be sold to Tempo Automation +++



+++ Swiss company Sigg is launching a new climate-neutral (compensated in collab with ClimatePartner) drinking bottle made from recycled aluminum, decorated with nature-inspired designs

+++ British performance eyewear brand SunGod has signed up Courtney Dauwalter, the American ultramarathon runner who is currently ranked world number one by the International Trail Running Association (ITRA), as a brand ambassador

+++ Timberland has launched the Comfort from Nature collection, made from recycled cotton and pulp from Lenzing’s Tencel-lyocell fibers with Refibra technology

+++ Buff has announced that consumers can now use the “Design by Me” online configurator to create their very own personally designed Buff® Original EcoStretch or Buff® CoolNet UV® multifunctional neck tubular – starting at just one piece

+++ French luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton has unveiled its LV Trainer 2 high-top sneaker designed by the late Virgil Abloh, available in-store and online for $1,660

+++ As reported by, the South Korean arm of Japanese outdoor brand Snow Peak has launched a range of bags and accessories made from recycled fishing nets, 100 percent post-consumer and certified by the Global Recycled Standard, under the new label Green Peak

+++ For the launch of its new Aircontact Ultra, German backpack manufacturer Deuter has invited adventurers and outdoor fans to playfully test themselves in the Deuter TrekLite Challenge and win high-quality equipment worth €2,600 in the process

+++ Moncler debuted its new Trail Grip capsule, including a hiking shoe with Gore-Tex and Vibram Mega Grip sole, at an experiential fashion event in Milan

+++ Two American icons, retailer REI and camping trailer manufacturer Airstream, have teamed up to create a special edition of the Airstream Basecamp that introduces a wide range of sustainability features to the travel trailer

+++ Scarpa is partnering with Kinetik Sport, a French trail running apparel brand, on a limited edition of Kinetik’s Rocket backpack, which will be distributed exclusively to Scarpa athletes during international competitions

+++ Ferrino has announced that French mountaineer and mountain guide Lise Billon has joined its roster of athletes +++



+++ Stanley has hired Jenn Reeves, who previously held marketing positions at global brands including CAT Footwear, Hush Puppies, Frontgate and Grandinroad, as global vice president of brand marketing +++



+++ Dometic has opened its first store-in-store at the Haglöfs flagship store in central Stockholm, showcasing its entire outdoor lifestyle product range

+++ Sweden-based global payment and shopping service Klarna has begun working with Canadian outdoor retailer Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) to offer its flexible payment options

+++ Schrader, a brand of U.S.-based Sensata Technologies and the world’s leading manufacturer of tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) for all types of vehicles, has announced a strategic partnership with Danish brand house Witt A/S for the distribution of its AIRsistant brand of bicycle and e-bike TPMS in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden +++



+++ DuPont announced it has committed to setting science-based targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in line with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), a partnership between CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

+++ Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) member Schöffel has received the Leader status by FWF for the eighth time in a row, confirming the German company’s social responsibility efforts +++



+++ U.S. police and military equipment supplier Condor Outdoor has launched a new DTC website at, marking the first time the brand has made its tactical apparel, equipment and accessories available directly to consumers +++


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