Outdoor Convention Wields Big Stick

Speaking with Frank Hugelmeyer leaves the impression that he's a pretty nice guy. But the president of the Outdoor Industry Association is ready and willing to wield a big stick. He says association members will not support holding the outdoor industry's biggest show in Salt Lake City unless the state does a better job of protecting its wilderness areas.

“When the Department of Environmental Protection relaxed the wilderness distinction on six million acres of land in Utah, and some o

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