Little ol’ Colorado isn’t so little when it comes to how much people spend on outdoor recreation.
In a report released Tuesday by the Outdoor Industry Association, residents in each of the seven Colorado congressional districts spent $2 billion or more on outdoor recreation— a three-comma club reached by just 27 out of 435 districts nationwide. Read more
In late January, some 1,000 outdoor recreation companies will coalesce in Denver for the first-of-its-kind winter industry exhibition, a combination of the popular Outdoor Retailer Winter Market and SIA Snow Show.
But outdoor companies have been settling in Boulder County for decades, a trend that some predict will grow as brands are drawn by the active lifestyle and the presence of the industry’s largest trade show. Read more