OUTDOOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OUTDOOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) SUU drops Harry Reid’s name from building after protests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351853-90/reid-center-wyatt-harry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58351853-90/reid-center-wyatt-harry.html.csp">SUU drops Harry Reid’s name from building after protests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tracie Sullivan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Spectrum</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:48.465-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is no longer a part of the Southern Utah University Outdoor Engagement Center. SUU President Scott Wyatt decided to make some changes that called for the Nevada Democrat’s name to be removed from the building. Several months ago, some concerned citizens met with Wyatt, calling for the removal of Reid’s name from the center. After taking the summer to consider the citizens’ request and spending time talking with the administrators at the Outdoor Engagement Cente...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351853@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:48 MDT Outdoor Retailer: Stryker stove from Camp Chef http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252015-117/stryker-camp-stove-chef.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252015-117/stryker-camp-stove-chef.html.csp">Outdoor Retailer: Stryker stove from Camp Chef</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:59:02.419-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Outdoor Retailer: Stryker stove from Camp ChefThis Logan-based company is well known for providing equipment to help feed the masses or dress up the backyard patio cooking area. Camp Chef is launching into a new demographic with the Stryker stove. Meant for light car camping or backpacking, the single-burner runs on isobutene, propane or both. Stryker comes with a 1.3 liter cup, a serving bowl, stand and mesh storage bag. The base model weighs 8.3 ounces, is capable of boiling water in two minut...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252015@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:59:02 MDT Outdoor Retailer: Static V Luxe pad from Klymit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252056-117/inch-klymit-pad-lightweight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58252056-117/inch-klymit-pad-lightweight.html.csp">Outdoor Retailer: Static V Luxe pad from Klymit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:19:02.605-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What was once minimalist is growing into downright luxurious. Ogden-based Klymit hit the scene at the Outdoor Retailer with a unique gas-charged jacket and then made even larger waves with a super lightweight sleeping bad with puff in all the right places. The pad has grown up and its newest version is the Static V Luxe. It is still easily packable and lightweight at 25 ounces, but comes in a 3-inch thick, 30-inch wide and 76-inch long model. The pad, they say, can be inflated with approximately...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58252056@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:19:02 MDT Outdoor businesses call on full conservation funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263552-78/outdoor-industry-fund-recreation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263552-78/outdoor-industry-fund-recreation.html.csp">Outdoor businesses call on full conservation funding</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T21:42:32.429-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the 50 years since the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund was established, it has been fully funded just once. The Outdoor Industry Association is now calling on Congress to reauthorize the fund and invest a full $900 million toward its mission of providing recreational access and acquiring land for conservation. “The reason the fund is so important is it has funded 40,000 parks and projects around the country. It is a fund that doubles its investments because the states match them. Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263552@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:42:32 MDT Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263698-79/outdoor-demo-retailer-based.html.csp">Some outdoor companies loved Demo Day rain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T08:22:31.731-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Huntsville • When a short but intense rainstorm hit Outdoor Retailer’s Summer Market Demo Day at Pineview Reservoir’s Cemetery Point on Tuesday, at least one of the 130-plus companies showing off products was delighted. “Perfect,” is how Joshua Frank of Southern California-based Braven described conditions. That’s because the company makes waterproof Bluetooth speakers. The speakers, which include a backup battery and stay charged for as long as 15 hours, are waterproof to one meter for 30 min...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263698@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 08:22:31 MDT Banksy’s ‘Spy Booth’ artwork defaced http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250417-68/banksy-booth-spy-defaced.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250417-68/banksy-booth-spy-defaced.html.csp">Banksy’s ‘Spy Booth’ artwork defaced</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:25:17.477-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • A mural by street artist Banksy that sparked a local preservation campaign has been defaced. “Spy Booth” shows three agents in trench coats and trilby hats eavesdropping on a phone booth. It appeared in April on a wall in Cheltenham, western England, home of spy agency GCHQ. A local group was formed to save the work after the building’s owner attempted to have it removed and sold. Local businessman Hekmat Kaveh had agreed to buy and preserve the mural, but on Friday it was covered in sc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582504172014-08-01T09:25:17.477-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T09:25:17.477-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250417@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:25:17 MDT