Back to the occasional series that I’ve been writing on the future of the (lightweight) industry which for this post looks more specifically at the UK.
Last weekend while I was in Snowdonia I was drawn to a piece in TGO by Chris Townsend who talked about the Innovation for Extremes Conference at Lancaster University. When I returned I went and had a look at the conference report and was particularly stuck by the contribution of Mark Held of the European Outdoor Group. Immediately after reading this I received a message from Mike Parsons — founder of OMM and organisers of the conference along with Mary Rose — who had been reading out debate; the recommended reading the same article. And, of course, the article got me thinking!