REI, Patagonia, and More Will Boycott if Outdoor Retailer Returns to Utah

February 15, 2022

Last fall, Spencer Cox, Utah’s governor, released a video practically begging Outdoor Retailer, by far the biggest industry trade show, to return to Salt Lake City. You may remember, OR left SLC a few years ago in response to Utah’s support for the shrinking of national monuments in the state. Now that the Biden administration has returned those national monuments to their size before the Trump administration rolled them back in 2017, many wondered if OR would return to SLC. Adventure Journal