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Clickworthy: What's got our attention this week


In Clickworthy, we share what we’re digging on the web this week. Did we miss something? Keep us in the loop at snewsedit@aimmedia.com.

Gore-tex presents 100 years of National Parks. In a beautiful infographic, Gore shares numbers about the state of the parks service and history about some of the most famous national parks – and some you may not have heard of. Read it at Gore.

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Screenshot from Gore’s National Parks infographic.

You’ve probably heard about the controversy involving name changes of Yosemite’s iconic landmarks. Here’s what’s going on. Read it at Backpacker.

Cameron Martindell, a friend of SNEWS, talks about living the dream and how he came to be an outdoor journalist. Read more and watch the video at Gociety.

Backpacker Magazine‘s new gear editor, Scott Yorko, has had the same backpack for 10 years, his first backpacking trip involved a jar of peanut butter & jelly – the combo kind – and he thinks he would have thrived as a writer in the 70s. Read the interview at Verde Brand Communications.

The Outdoor Industry Association is working to protect public lands in Utah, and it has concerns about the discussion surrounding the draft of the Public Lands Initiative. Read OIA Executive Director Amy Roberts’ letter to congressmen Jason Chaffetz and Rob Bishop.