Following Patagonia, Arc’teryx Drops Outdoor Retailer

Another major manufacturer today pulled out of the Outdoor Retailer convention in Utah. Arc’teryx will not attend the bi-annual trade show to protest political action by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.

Herbert signed a resolution last Friday urging the Trump administration to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument.

The manufacturer of mountaineering apparel, boots, and packs explained that it will drop the show to support the protection of public lands.

In Protest, Patagonia Withdraws From ‘Outdoor Retailer’ Trade Show

The boycott rails against Utah Governor Gary Herbert’s decision to rescind Bears Ears National Monument. Read more…

Instead of spending money to attend the Outdoor Retailer trade show, Arc’teryx will reallocate funds to the Conservation Alliance’s new Public Lands Defense Fund.

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