Paul Auerbach

Paul Auerbach, 'Father of Wilderness Medicine' has died

By Outdoor Ed
Source Wilderness Medical Society
Paul Auerbach, one of the pioneers of Wilderness Medicine passed away on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, following a difficult battle with brain cancer. From the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS):
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National Outdoor Book Award Logo

2021 National Outdoor Book Awards Nominations Now Open

By Outdoor Ed
Source National Outdoor Book Awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2021 National Outdoor Book Awards. The program, which is in its 25th year, recognizes the work of outstanding writers and publishers of outdoor books. Books...
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Recalled certain caps

CamelBak Recalls Caps Sold with Podium and Peak Fitness Water Bottles Due to Choking Hazard

By Outdoor Ed
Source Consumer Product Safety Commission
  • 20 Jun
This recall involves certain caps sold with CamelBak’s Podium and Peak Fitness water bottles with three date codes. The date codes are H19039, H19063 and H19175 and are located on the underside of...
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Recalled Bontrager Satellite City Pedals

Trek Recalls Bontrager Satellite City Bicycle Pedals Due to Fall and Injury Hazards

By Outdoor Ed
Source Consumer Product Safety Commission
This recall involves Bontrager Satellite City Pedals, which were installed as original equipment on Trek “Allant+,” “Dual Sport+,” “FX 2,” “FX 3,” “Verve 2,” “Verve 3,” and “Verve+” model bicycles...
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Through the Climb United initiative, the AAC is convening climbers, climbing organizations, and iconic climbing brands to strengthen our community's culture. Climbing culture is rich with traditions...
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Birdie Belay Device

Birdie Belay Devices Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

By Outdoor Ed
Source Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Beal Birdie Belay Device is used by rock climbers.  Belay devices are used with climbing ropes to protect the climber while climbing, to arrest a fall or while being lowered on the rope.  The...
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